Senior Perl Developer

Perl MySQL Javascript XML HTML CSS Php Python Language
Full Time
Depends On Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


FriendFinder Networks Inc. is a leading Internet-based social networking and technology company operating several of the most heavily-trafficked websites in the world. We provide our customers with a wide variety of online products and services, appealing to members of diverse cultures and interest groups, so they can interact with each other and enjoy our content. Our sites’ services include social networking, online personals, live and recorded video, online chat rooms, instant messaging, photo and video sharing, blogs, message boards, email and premium content websites.


We’re looking for talented Senior Web Developer who is driven by the challenges to build the next-generation social media platform to join our team. We enable the engineering team to collaborate, build, and deploy lightweight web and mobile apps for social networking and live-streaming videos used by millions of users every day. You will work closely within a team of engineers who have a profound and immediate impact on our vision with real-time social media in the global community. We connect people fast, anywhere in the world, in real-time 24 hours a day. 



Our mission is to bring people with shared interest together through social media in a safe, enjoyable, and friendly environment. We want to hire people who share our global vision of connecting people through social media, to join our collaborative team. People who thrive on being challenged, enjoy collaborating with others, and want to engineer solutions for people with common interests to connect. Are you ready to take on the challenge and work on exciting projects? 



FriendFinder Networks is looking for a Senior Web Developer who will work with cross functional teams to design, develop, and test Perl/Javascript code for web applications that are highly scalable. Your contributions will ensure FriendFinder Networks will continue to provide our customers the best possible user experience for everyone who visits our web sites 24 hours a day, every day of the year, all over the world. 



  • Will develop and update web content code
  • Will write, design, and implement code using  OO Perl and other technologies using a pre-defined time-line
  • Will confer with management and cross-functional teams in the development process from start to finish
  • Will develop and execute unit test for product components
  • Will write code that it is valid, properly structured, meets industry standards and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems
  • Will work with QA Technicians to resolve issues before going live
  • Will troubleshoot and debug applications that occur outside of the regular release cycle



  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field and/or equivalent work experience
  • Must have 8 years’ Perl  5 development and MySQL experience
  • Must have 8 years’ experience working with Object Oriented Programming and Service Oriented Architecture
  • Must have 5 years’ experience with HTML, CSS, and Javascript



  • Should be methodical in documenting and testing your own code
  • Should be comfortable working independently and as a member of a cross functional team
  • Should have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Should have a high degree of honesty and integrity
  • Should be deadline oriented and multi-tasking ability in a fast-paced environment
  • You must be at least 21 years old or older
  • You must be comfortable with adult content
  • Should be a team-player, positive attitude and flexible





FriendFinder Networks Inc. and its subsidiaries offer a business casual work environment, flexible work hours, and a competitive salary.  The benefits package includes:

  • 401(k) with a 5% match on eligible earnings with no vesting period
  • Medical (Kaiser HMO, Aetna PPO), Dental, and Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account for Healthcare and Dependent Care
  • Life Insurance, AD&D, LTD and Short and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off (20 days PTO) and Holiday Pay (12 company paid holidays off)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Commuter Benefits
  • 529 Education Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Club Reimbursement 



FriendFinder Networks is an international leader in social media founded in 1996 by Andrew Conru.  Originally started as a main-stream social networking site, the company quickly adapted to consumer preferences, and branched out into different social media verticals. Andrew Conru is still directing FriendFinder Networks’ vision for pioneering new development of innovative and social media technology connecting people every day all over the world.


OUR HUMANITY (Equal Opportunity Employer)

At FriendFinder Networks we are proud to celebrate diversity of people for the benefit of our employees, our products, and the global community we all belong to.  


It is the policy of FriendFinder Networks Inc., and its subsidiaries, to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. All employment practices such as recruitment, selection, promotions, and other terms and conditions of employment are administered in a manner designed to ensure that employees and applicants for employment or services are not subjected to discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, disability, marital status, religious or political preferences or union affiliation.

Posted By

Kevin Schmidt

Dice Id : 10500076
Position Id : 205206
Originally Posted : 6 years ago
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