Python Developer at Zyte

About the Job:

Are you interested in building web crawlers harnessing the Zyte platform, which powers crawls of over 3 billion pages a month?

Do you like working in a company with a strong open source foundation?

Zyte is looking for Software Engineers to join our Delivery team to work on web crawler development with Scrapy, our flagship open source project.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and maintain Scrapy web crawlers
  • Leverage the Zyte platform and our open source projects to perform distributed information extraction, retrieval and data processing
  • Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues with distributed crawling at scale
  • Help identify, debug and fix problems with open source projects, including Scrapy

Zyte’s platform and Delivery offerings have been growing tremendously over the past couple of years but there are a lot of big projects waiting in the pipeline, and in this role you would be a key part of that process. Here’s what we’re looking for:

Requirements

  • 2+ years of software development experience.
  • Solid Python knowledge.
  • Familiarity with Linux/UNIX, HTTP, HTML, Javascript and Networking.
  • Good communication in written English.
  • Availability to work full time.

Bonus points for:

  • Scrapy experience is a big plus.
  • Familiarity with techniques and tools for crawling, extracting and processing data (e.g. Scrapy, NLTK, pandas, scikit-learn, mapreduce, nosql, etc).
  • Good spoken English.

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