Senior Software Engineer (Ruby Web Scraping)

Velotio Technologies is a product engineering company working with innovative startups and enterprises. We are a certified Great Place to Work® and recognized as one of the best companies to work for in India. We have provided full-stack product development for 110+ startups across the globe building products in the cloud-native, data engineering, B2B SaaS, IoT & Machine Learning space. Our team of 275+ elite software engineers solves hard technical problems while transforming customer ideas into successful products.

Requirements

We are in search of a versatile Web Scraping Specialist proficient in both Python and Ruby languages. The successful candidate will be responsible for efficient web scraping and crawling activities, with demonstrated experience in data extraction and manipulation. Effective communication and adherence to deadlines are crucial qualities for this role.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain robust web scraping services using Python and Ruby, leveraging a combination of scrapers and APIs across various sophisticated websites.
  • Extract structured and unstructured data from diverse sources, employing techniques such as text processing, image processing, regular expressions, etc.
  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code to support scraping operations in both Python and Ruby environments.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in web scraping with proficiency in both Python and Ruby languages.
  • Strong understanding and practical experience with Python and Ruby programming languages.
  • Familiarity with a range of web crawling tools such as requests, scrapy, BeautifulSoup, Selenium, etc., in both Python and Ruby ecosystems.
  • Sound knowledge of web development principles, APIs, DOM parsing, and HTML parsing techniques.

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience with database management systems and SQL.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms and distributed computing.
  • Knowledge of machine learning techniques for data analysis.

Benefits

Our Culture:

  • We have an autonomous and empowered work culture encouraging individuals to take ownership and grow quickly.
  • Flat hierarchy with fast decision making and a startup-oriented “get things done” culture.
  • A strong, fun & positive environment with regular celebrations of our success. We pride ourselves in creating an inclusive, diverse & authentic environment.

We want to hire smart, curious and ambitious folks so please reach out even if you do not have all of the requisite experience. We are looking for engineers with the potential to grow! You can also apply for this role by sending your resume at careers@velotio.com.

Note: Currently, all interview and onboarding processes at Velotio will be carried out remotely through virtual meetings until further notice.

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