Perl Developer - New Zealand - Wellington

Catalyst has a long-standing commitment to free and open standards and technologies which has gained us an international reputation for development, integration and support services. We are currently seeking Perl developers to join our Wellington office of 150+ staff.

Attention all Perl developers! We need experienced Perl programmers to work on applications that are a vital part of the electoral process in New Zealand. You would be working as part of an experienced and dedicated team to maintain and extend these essential systems.

This is a large system which provides challenging and interesting opportunities to keep up with business and legislative changes.

We need someone with:

  • good Perl skills

  • experience with databases, ideally PostgreSQL

  • good working knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript

  • Linux/Debian/Ubuntu experience ideally with an interest in configuration management and packaging

  • ability to communicate clearly with people with varied levels of technical understanding

Ideally, you'll also have experience with Agile software development practices.

Good things to include in your email are:

  • a CV that includes any academic results

  • references to any publicly available open-source work, e.g. 'I have contributed 30 patches to the example project, which are available through'

  • any other examples you can provide of relevant work, e.g. references to any academic research you have had published

What's in it for you?

  • Great culture

  • Superb coffee

  • Fresh fruit

  • Beer o'clock

If this sounds like you please send your CV and Cover Letter to

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa