Fullstack Engineer – Web Scraping

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Fullstack Engineer – Web Scraping

Job description

Who We Are:

Rackner is a software consultancy that builds cloud-native solutions for startups, enterprises, and the public sector. We are an energetic, growing consultancy with a passion for solving big problems for both startups and enterprises. We are always learning and incorporating new things. We stay on the bleeding edge, appraising new technologies and incorporating them if they provide additional value to our customers. Our customers hail from a diverse, ever-growing list of industries. We work with small startups, hyper-growth companies, and some of the largest enterprises.


Title: Fullstack Engineer – Web Scraping

Location: Remote


Job Summary:

We are looking for a Fullstack Engineer to build out a web scraping platform that will work across many different types of source data, from static sites to APIs. The candidate should have experience working with common web scraping tools like Scrapy. Experience with cloud services like AWS, and containerization technologies is a plus.


Minimum Education and/or Experience:

  • B.S. or MS in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field
  • AWS Certified
  • 4+ Years of industry experience

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Experience with cloud technologies, especially AWS
  • Very comfortable with Postgres or another relational database
  • Experience in data sourcing technologies (external APIs, web-scraping, EDI files, etc.) and building data management platforms
  • Experience of acquiring, cleaning & transforming both structured and unstructured data via various mechanisms, including web-based API’s and web scraping
  • Experience with Scrapy, Puppeteer, or a different web scraping stack. Scrapy preferred.
  • AWS Experience a plus
  • Container (i.e., Docker) experience a plus


Core Competencies:

  • Customer Service
  • Building Relationships
  • Business Knowledge / Organizational Acumen
  • Self-Motivation/Self Starter
  • Leading Self and Others


Benefits:

  • 401K with employer matching 100 percent up to 6 percent of employee 401K contribution
  • 15 Days PTO (Paid Time Off) prorated based on your start date
  • 10 Days Holidays
  • Health insurance (medical, dental and vision)
  • Basic Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Weekly Pay schedule (Fridays)

Rackner provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.