Spokeo
Backend Developer - Web Crawler
Engineering | Pasadena, CA, United States


Calling all web crawling experts! Spokeo is searching for one extremely competent web crawler/scraper/super-duper-indexer to help us cull data from a huge variety of social networks and other online sources. Backend proficiency is a must, as is a passion for big data. Day-to-day responsibilities will include fixing handlers from social networks, analyzing and procuring massive data sets, and creating the smartest bots the web has ever seen.

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • The candidate likes to do or has a passion to learn web crawling/scraping
  • The candidate has experience with at least one programming language (Ruby, Python, Perl, Java, C++, etc)
  • Bachelor's degree is desirable, but we are open to other candidates that have relevant experience and can prove their skill.
  • Knowledge of web crawling/scraping technologies is a plus
  • Knowledge of web technologies like HTML and JavaScript is a plus
  • Knowledge of database systems (e.g. MySQL) is a plus

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
  • Mental and Spiritual Fulfillment




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