Web Scraping Engineer – PHP

Web Scraping Engineer – PHP

Full Time
Posted 1 year ago

We are looking for self-motivated person with passion for software development and maintenance, with ability to work independently as well as work in team and client representatives.

The candidate is expected to:

  • Actively participate in meetings with various stakeholders
  • Have strong understanding and working knowledge of web crawlers/web scrapers, to browse and extract the web content
  • Develop a deep understanding of the multiple data sources on web and know what data to scrap, parse and store this data efficiently
  • Develop application frameworks for automating and maintaining constant flow of data from multiple sources
  • Work independently with little supervision
  • Build and maintain high quality reusable code
  • Take up complete ownership of solutions and assigned tasks
  • Work in a collaborative manner with other team members

Desired experience and qualification:

  • Excellent English communication
  • 1+ years of professional software development experience
  • Previous experience with web crawling is a must
  • Strong experience in PHP & MySQL
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
  • A knack for writing clean, readable PHP code
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Github, Gitlab etc.
  • Experience with multi-processing, multi-threading data applications
  • Working Knowledge in Document Extraction
  • Experience in Ruby would be added advantage
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

Job Features

Job CategorySoftware Development

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