Software Engineer - Perl

Engineering Galway, Ireland



We are looking for a Software Engineer for our Cloud Connect business, part of a billion dollar global group. The Cloud Connect division consists of all domestic and international fax and voice services.

We are looking for a Software Engineer who can design, develop, modify, and debug various j2 voice (VOIP) programs and assist in production deployments on Linux platform. You would also need to be well versed with at least one of the scripting languages.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, development, modification, and debugging of various j2 voice systems using designated programming languages and technologies.
  • Analyzes existing programs and implements new business logic.
  • Devises logic procedures, performs coding and tests/debugs programs and assists in production deployments.
  • Develops conversion/migration processes and systems implementation plans.
  • Prepares and obtains approval of system and programming documentation.
  • Recommends changes in development, maintenance and systems standards.
  • Works with production support to analyze and fix data inconsistencies, business logic misinterpretations or code bugs in production environments.
  • Conducts detailed and documented design, development and testing.
  • Works closely with other members of engineering team to participate in software and systems design, contributes to problem solving discussions and ensures that the designs for projects are consistent with product architecture, quality and performance requirements.
  • Work in an “Agile” development environment. Periodic off-hours production support required.

Key Requirements

  • 5+ years' experience in a relevant role
  • Knowledge of VoIP and SIP theory and concepts
  • Experienced with Perl and other scripting languages 
  • Experience in Linux development
  • Some knowledge of networking 
  • Experience with Freeswitch or Asterisk development a BIG plus
  • Experience with SQL Server TSQL code, Stored Procedures a BIG plus
  • Good familiarity with “test driven development” (TDD) techniques
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required
  • Must be able to perform in a dynamic fast paced multi-team environment
  • Self-managed, but be able to follow direction with a positive attitude

About j2 Global

Founded in 1995, j2 Global® (NASDAQ:JCOM) is an award winning, leading provider of Internet services through its two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media.

The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe® and Onebox® and operates a messaging network spanning 49 countries on six continents.

The Digital Media Division, created with j2 Cloud Services’ November 2012 acquisition of Ziff Davis, Inc.

Ziff Davis, Inc. is the leading digital media company specializing in the technology, gaming and men's lifestyle categories, reaching over 117 million unique visitors per month. Ziff Davis sites include,,,,,,, and Ziff Davis also operates NetShelter, the largest community of technology publishers dedicated to consumer electronics, computing and mobile communications. Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors.

As of December 31, 2016, j2 Cloud Services had achieved 21 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth.

For more information about j2, please visit

Our Culture:

At j2 Global®, we work in a culture of collaboration and welcome those who desire to join our growing global community. We seek enthusiastic individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit looking for an environment that rewards your best work.

J2 Global offers competitive salaries, health benefits, a 401k, and company-sponsored events. If you’re seeking a dynamic work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then j2 is the place for you.

J2 Global® is an Equal Opportunity Employer.