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Data Crawling Lead

ResearchDevelopmentRomania (restricted)Full-TimeContract
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Description

Xogito is a global citizen company operating worldwide in a virtual environment. We are industry leaders in remote work. Every day we help our clients exceed their business goals and gain invaluable experience of it. 

For our Team, we are looking for 


Data Crawling Lead


Full time, permanent, remote job in Romania

Work hours: 7am to 3pm EST (US time)

Salary range mentioned is an estimation, this is discussed based on experience



Purpose of the Role

Your role will be to build out a data acquisition team as part of a larger product team. You will bring your expertise in data crawling, analytical mind, keen eye for detail and leadership abilities into building a team that will acquire significant amounts of data to feed groundbreaking products redefining enterprise software. This is a startup environment and we expect you to be able to work hands-on as needed and mentor and build a functional team. 


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the clients to identify and acquire data, crawl information from multiple online data sources
  • Define the strategy and tools to be used for web crawlers, web scrapers and other automation tools, to help extract the content
  • Lead a team of web crawling engineers and be responsible for their mentorship
  • Drive change by staying up to date with the data science trends and technologies


Required Experience & Knowledge

  • Previous experience leading a team and defining workload
  • Previous hands-on experience working in a web crawling role is a must
  • Senior expertise in Java and experience working with high volume web crawling/scraping
  • Experience with Java related frameworks such as Spring, Hibernate
  • Experience working with open source tools such as ApacheNutch, StormCrawler etc
  • Experience working with relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle and noSQL databases
  • Experience with JSON, REST API, HTML, XML



Advantage

  • Familiarity with supplying data to support machine learning efforts a plus
  • Familiarity with Elasticsearch, AWS and the process of scaling and approaches 


Skills and Attributes

  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken) is a must
  • Client-oriented approach, high integrity and commitment
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Detail-oriented and focused on quality
  • Excellent organizational skills


Required Education & Qualifications

  • BA or MSc Degree, or relevant experience


Benefits of winning a career at Xogito

  • Reward and recognition, a long-term commitment to excel in your career
  • Remote work model supporting the value of family time and work-life balance
  • Career development path, respecting both your professional interests and the company's strategic goals
  • Access and support for good training and certification programs as needed
  • Engagement within the global IT society, adding value to the remote work community
  • Regular company off-sites and co-working days
  • Top of the scale remuneration and KPI based performance bonuses
  • Vacation days, paid sick leave and personal days off
  • Eastern Time work schedule perfect for someone who enjoys personal time in the morning



As an employer Xogito stands for bringing together and nurturing top digital talent. Our team consists of seasoned IT Professionals who solve with curiosity and excellence extreme technical challenges. We believe that the Agile SWD, TDD, cloud computing and open source technologies are the present and the future of technology.  In our day-to-day activities we adhere to best industry practices and enjoy it.



Please apply by sending an updated version of your CV/LinkedIn profile in English. All applications will be reviewed, only suitable candidates will be contacted.

Perks & Benefits

  • Paid vacation
  • Bonuses
  • Recurring pay raises
  • Company holidays/retreats
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