Web Scraping Developer

Web scraping and data analytics programmer

We are looking for a software engineer in the data analytics team who can lead our web scrapping efforts. You will be dealing with a large amount of dat. You’ll be writing and maintaining web crawlers that deliver live data to clients around the world.

Responsibilities

  • Develop programs to extract data from websites and APIs
  • Manipulate data and save it in a logical, organized manner
  • Analyze data to drive better business decisions
  • Understand project requirements and create custom scripts as per needs
  • Multitask with multiple projects and bug fixes
  • Write clean, maintainable and efficient code

Skills

  • Strong coding experience in Python is required
  • Excellent knowledge of File Handling, Iterators, OS module and automation in Python is a must.
  • Experience with text processing
  • Should have a strong knowledge of Regular expression.
  • Previous experience with web crawling is a must
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with XML, JSON and Proto-buffers
  • Basics of databases. Good troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Should be able to work in a team and alone.
  • Good understanding with Excel pivot tables and advanced Excel is a plus
  • Prior exposure to DOM, XPATH and hands-on experience with selenium/automated testing is a plus
  • Ruby, Javascript, CSS knowledge is a plus

Location:

  • Gurgaon

How to Apply:

  • Apply via LinkedIn(Please attach your CV along with the cover letter) or send us your CV along with a cover letter to careers(at)counterpointresearch.com
  • Please explain why you are applying and why you are a right fit for the role. Be creative in your application but be concise.