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Perl Software Engineer (part onsite), Farmington Hills, MI
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Posted: February  2, 2021

Job title: Perl Software Engineer

Company name: Cengage Learning

Location: Farmington Hills, MI

Pay rate: $105000

Terms of employment: Salaried employee

Hours: Full time

Onsite: some

Gale is a Cengage company that partners with librarians and educators
around the world to connect learners to essential content through
user-friendly technology that enhances experiences and improves learning

As a Software Engineer on the Gale Content Conversion
Management team, you’ll join a highly collaborative team that helps to
bring over 100 Gale print and digital products to life, delivering the
content that students and researchers rely on. In this role you’ll provide
programming analysis, development and support for processes associated with
product generation, data acquisition, migration, and various other content
transformations. You’ll also have the opportunity to grow and apply your
knowledge as the team and company transform to meet the ever-changing needs
of research and educational technology.

Responsibilities :
* Participate
in the design, architecture, and implementation of product requirements.
Write high-quality software.
* Follow department guidelines for version
control of source code.
* Develop and execute tests for all the code you
* Build wrapper scripts that allow programs to run automatically or
are easily executed by the end user. Provide user-friendly directions,
script prompts, error messages and reports as needed.
* Perform root cause
analysis and technology evaluation.
* Investigate and solve performance
problems, finding ways to scale processes while containing costs.
Interface with end user to determine programming requirements and provide
status updates, explanations and instructions.
* Demonstrate ability to
optimally communicate and encourage cross-functional participation in
discussions, meetings and communications.
* Help break down and estimate
tasks and meet agreed-upon timelines.
* Demonstrate a continuous
improvement approach regarding processes and work standards.
* Foster
cooperation and support, and encourage teamwork.

Desired skills:
Skills you'll need here:
* Perl experience with the ability to utilize
XML-aware modules and XPath.
* Experience with Unix commands and shell
* Python experience is also strongly preferred.
* Experience
with at least one or more of the following: XQuery, XSLT, Schematron and
other XML-related tools.
* Experience with common development tools and
familiarity with source code control software such as SVN/Git.
* Excellent
verbal and written English communication skills.
* Creative problem-solving
skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs
and solutions.
* Must have a strong teamwork orientation.
* Should also be
sensitive to cultural differences in interactions with others and in the
way work gets done.
* A good work ethic and a strong sense of ownership of
the end result.

Education and Experience
* 2+ years professional Perl
software development experience, or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
or a related field with demonstrable Perl/Python work, or an equivalent
combination of education and recent, relevant work experience.

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