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Scraping Engineer


Job description

Scraping Engineer

As a Scraping Engineer at Helloprint, you'll work on challenging projects and help us to realize our mission to become earth’s largest and most sustainable platform for printed products. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining web scraping pipelines to extract data to support our pricing decisions.

We are looking for pragmatic developers that feel comfortable working in a high-performance environment. We work in multidisciplinary teams where Business & Tech work on the same goals and are focused on building the best environment for our customers.

What you do

  • Design and develop web scraping pipelines via Python and Javascript. We value efficiency and we use lightweight solutions as opposed to full-blown browser processes;

  • Perform network traffic analysis and infer implicit API's from web and mobile applications;

  • Understand and be able to reverse engineer authentication processes both in web and mobile applications;

  • Constantly improve your scraping techniques and analyze crawling processes;

  • Build parsing and normalization solutions for multiple data sources;

  • Stay on top of reliability and data quality by implementing automated quality assurance and monitoring solutions.

Job requirements

What we’re looking for

  • You have 2-3 years of experience as a Developer, Python is a plus;

  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience;

  • Strong experience with techniques and tools for crawling, extracting, and processing data (e.g. Scrapy, Puppeteer, BeautifulSoup, etc.) - the more programmatic and raw techniques you know the better

  • You have strong analytical skills and data has no secrets from you;

  • You are an Excel-expert and preferably have experience with other software tooling.

Good to know: depending on where you are located you can either be based in our Rotterdam or Valencia office

What we offer:

  • Attractive salary and bonus structure;
  • Stock Option Program possibility after six months;
  • A unique challenge at a fast-growing European e-commerce company;
  • Smart and highly driven co-workers who work on big challenges and a big dream;
  • A fast-paced learning curve and opportunities to grow and develop yourself in an environment where freedom and responsibility are central;
  • An unique culture with 40 nationalities and with an average age of 30;
  • Opportunities to grow, even into our Leadership Team. We don’t look for age or background, if you are extremely good, you will grow quickly;
  • Great office locations. In The Netherlands, Rotterdam on the Witte de Withstraat, just 5 minutes from Rotterdam Central Station; in Valencia, Spain in the heart of the city Center. You can work in both locations;
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner on us. Enough to keep you going all day;
  • 24/7 access to our HelloFit gym.

More about Helloprint

Helloprint is a fast-growing international e-commerce company, ready to scale at large. With our mission to become Earth’s largest platform for printed products, we constantly challenge the status quo and try to do things differently. Helloprint is headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherland’s best place to grow yourself. Together with our offices in Liverpool, Paris, Valencia and Manila, our 220+ team from 40 nationalities is working in an entrepreneurial culture where freedom and responsibility are leading to high-performance.

Up for it?

Our Helloprint talent acquisition process is straightforward with one important goal - knowing for sure that you and Helloprint are both up for it in the long run. Our culture is extremely important to us, so a fit between you and our culture is an absolute must. Check for yourself whether you think this would be a good match by reading our Helloprint Culture Book.

When we receive your application and our first impression is positive, we will contact you and explain all the steps that will be part of our process. Enthusiastic? Start today.

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