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Junior Python Engineer
OTA Insight
Junior Python Engineer Job description OTA Insight is a commercial platform for the hospitality industry (our clients are AirBnb property owners, individual hotels and major chains like Hilton, Accor, etc.). These are exciting times at OTA Insight: we recently raised another round of funding ($80 million) and we have welcomed two new companies, Transparent and Kriya, to our organisation that will expand our product portfolio! To accomplish our ambitious plans we are growing our Engineering team and Crawler Engineering has a crucial role to play. So, are you ready to have a big impact in a fast-growing scale-up?We're looking for someone who has an interest in web scraping techniques and technology and implementing this on a large scale. We're currently extracting billions of data points from 100’s of millions of web requests on a daily basis. We have built up extensive in-house knowledge and tooling on the subject, and are looking for people to help us continue and expand on these. About the position and the team: The OTA Insight Crawler team is built around data ingestion and integration with external parties. It's responsibilities lie in ensuring our products receive a continuous stream of high quality data. We do this by building the integrations with external systems, but also by implementing monitoring and QA tooling that allows us to monitor and optimize our systems at scale. The team works in close collaboration with our Product team, as well as a highly talented group of software engineers, devops engineers, and project managers to drive initiatives forward. Become an expert at writing and maintaining crawlers of all sorts and sizes, extracting web/mobile/API dataThink out of the box and come up with creative strategies to extract data Find ways to monitor and auto-heal the crawling process Apply data analysis to enforce the ETL process Contribute to our overall crawling infrastructure to ensure that we stay on top of our game and allow us to scale Benefits of working at OTA Insight The opportunity to shape the products that more than 75.000 users rely on world-wideThe chance to grow and evolve the data culture at a fast-growing scale-upA flexible working environment where you can work from home or at one of our officesA global Team Gathering where we fly everyone out to the same location. This year we’ll be meeting in Denver, Colorado!Two annual Detox Days, on top of your personal holidays, when we take some time away from our computers with the entire companyLunch, on us, every day you’re at the Ghent officeA choose-your-own transportation budget should you choose to come to the officeA highly competitive compensation package Requirements You are passionate about technology. What unites us is our passion to build great products that delight our users. We want you to take on big technical challenges that substantially improve our products and our user’s workflows!Masters in computer science, informatics or equivalent by experienceYou have great problem-solving skills Knowledge (or willing to learn) of Python You are strongly interested in security and computer networks You like to dive into the code and find quirks and problemsYou are able to work in a team as well as handle work individually. You’ll quickly learn that we have a very open culture and that everyone can be reached out to for help, ideas, feedback and much more.You have great communication skills, both toward technical and non-technical parties. With offices and customers all over the world, being able to word issues in an approachable way is increasingly important.
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Oost-Vlaanderen, Ghent
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