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FundingLess than 250K USD
Employees4
Salary50,000-75,000/YR USD
FulltimeYes
TelecommuteYes
IndustrySaaS, Consumer, Open Source
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Perl Wrangler (Moose) + Manage XML-API Built On Top Of The Perl System

at WebPub.com in All Remote   —   Jul 18, 2014   |  
Overview
We are using Perl (Moose specifically) to create a system that allows a variety of functions over FTP, MySQL, APIs, and the web. We are doing this to make it easier for end users to maintain websites and have them auto upgrades, as well as delivering files they purchase through our marketplace.

Broad overview:
WebPub in one line is going to be an app store for your website + a suite of tools connected to that. An end user will go to WebPub and they will be able to import or install a web script, like WordPress or Drupal, and our system will keep it auto upgraded for them. Plus additional tools like snapshots, remote backups, and similar.

And it will have a marketplace where a user can buy and install with one click themes and add-ons for those scripts. We want to built an economy and eco-system for each script so that designers/developers can sell their products and make building websites easier for end users. The WordPress theme market alone is making around 40 million to 60 million a year in revenue and it is is just a few years old. We want to build out that type of eco system not only for WordPress but also for Magento, Drupal, and other scripts.
Responsibilities
Development of the Perl backend system.
Development of the XML API that sits on top of that.
Bug tracking along with other team members problems on the backend.
Overall input on new tools we create etc.
Experience
Perl (Moose) Specifically.
Experience creating/managing XML API a plus!
FTP and experience with common scripts like WordPress, Drupal, etc a plus too!
Skills
Perl (Moose)
Familiar with XML APIs (BC we want you to manage and expand one :) )
System that interacts with FTP, APIs, MySQL, and scripts like WordPress.
Education
See skills :)
Compensation
This is a full time position with a salary. We don't offer benefits yet since we are a new startup, but we do increase the salary so you can pick your own health care.
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