Software Engineer -Web Scraping
Promptcloud Technologies Private Limited
Remote, INDIA
5d ago

Software Engineer- Web Scraping Team (Remote)

About the Company :

PromptCloud is a Data as a Service company that helps businesses harness the power of data. Our technology fuels some of the most interesting big data projects of the word.

We are a small bunch of people working towards shaping the imminent data-driven future by solving some of its fundamental and toughest challenges.

The PromptCloud experience is about striving to become the best version of ourselves holistically, an experience that lasts a lifetime.

We tend to have clear growth paths for every role and level in the org so the learning never stops. We believe in a work-life blend, and hence encourage responsible flexibility, which is particularly important in a fully remote setup we have.

We trust our people with the impact they can create, and let them choose how they want to do so. We are on a mission to put reliable data at the heart of every business to fuel success and intend to transform the lives we touch (of our customers and our people) while on this journey.

Who we are

  • We are a team of dedicated engineers committed to unlocking the power of data, by extracting and transforming unstructured web data into clean, and ready-to-use data for our clients.
  • An integral part of our offerings is large-scale web crawling and extraction using cloud computing and distributed technologies.

    We are on a quest for innovative ways to solve the business problems of data acquisition and normalization on the web. Our vision is to make PromptCloud a one-stop brand for data and our growth is geared towards that.

    What does the role entitle

    PromptCloud is looking for an experienced software engineer to implement data acquisition projects end to end. In this role, you will be working in the web scraping team with junior data engineers, helping them solve complex web problems and mentor them along the way.

    You will be adept at delivering large-scale web crawling projects, breaking down barriers for your team and guiding them when needed.

    Responsibilities

    Plan and estimate tasks with your team, in collaboration with the team lead

    Engineer complex data acquisition projects

    Guide and mentor other data engineers

    Anticipate issues that might arise and proactively consider those into design

    Perform code reviews and suggest design changes

    Prerequisites

    Between 3-5 years of relevant experience

    Fluent programming skills and well-versed with scripting languages like Python or Ruby

    Solid foundation in data structures and algorithms

    Excellent tech troubleshooting skills

    Good understanding of web data landscape

    Prior exposure to DOM, XPATH and hands on experience with selenium / automated testing is a plus

    Skills and competencies

    Work independently with little to no supervision

    Extremely high attention to detail

    Ability to juggle between multiple projects

    We are a 100% remote company and we strive to build a unique and thriving workplace where work is designed around people (and not the other way round).

    More details on PromptCloud's culture and how we work can be found in the PC 2.0 Culture Handbook shared here - https : / / www.

    promptcloud.com / life-at-promptcloud.

    Perks

    An environment where each employee is celebrated.

    A one-time home office setup allowance, monthly allowances for internet bills, child care allowance for new mothers / single parents.

    Half-yearly performance appraisals

    Flexible working hours

    Competitive salary

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