Data Scraper with coding experience (Remote)

TBD
Full Time
Mar 17, 2020

Job Overview

Remote Data Scraper FULL-TIME ROLE



FoodStyles is looking for a freelance, remote and highly motivated Data Scraper



About the Company



FoodStyles is a new restaurant app which is set to completely change the way you search for food and restaurants in London - We gather information about all of the dishes in all of the restaurants in all of London into one big menu. We then filter that big menu based on your preferences, so that you only see the dishes that are relevant to you.



Requirements



Experience with web scraping/mining (understanding HTML document structure, CSS selectors & challenges caused by javascript-based dynamic content)



Ability to understand requirements and apply your knowledge set to fetch data from multiple online sources



Good level of English



Good communication skills



Ability to troubleshoot and investigate issues using the provided documentation and application logs



Ability to describe situations accurately using a step-by-step approach



Basic understanding of web applications structure



Ability to work independently most of the time



Ability to promptly report problems to the team



Ability to be flexible around the schedule and attend team meetings often.



Nice to have



Coding background is considered a plus



Experience with HTML Code debugging in Chrome



Experience with CLI (Command-line interface) tools is considered a plus



Experience with Git (or similar source control systems)



Responsibilities



Use proprietary tools to scrape menu items from websites



Investigate and report problems found during the scraping process either/or in the tools themselves.



Update the Web Scraping Tracking tool on a daily and weekly basis



Develop a deep understanding of our vast data sources on the web and know exactly how, when, and which data to scrape, parse and store this data



Work hand in hand with the team in creation, documentation and implementation of Scraping Processes



Carry out additional responsibilities as requested by Line Management





BENEFITS:



100% REMOTE WORK / WORK FROM HOME (NO COMMUTE)



FULL TIME (with optional overtime)



FLEXIBLE TIME (MUST COMPLETE 40 HOURS PER WEEK)



If you are looking for a new position with more flexibility and working on a really amazing project, please get in touch.

Skills Required

  • CSS
  • HTML
  • Software QA Testing
  • Python
  • C#

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