Web Scraping Engineer - Contract
Lyst is a technology platform that revolutionises the way people shop for fashion. We connect millions of consumers globally with the world’s leading fashion designers and stores, giving them a simpler, more engaging and more effective shopping experience. Lyst has grown over 300% every year since launch in 2011 and has raised over $60M from top-tier investors including Accel, DFJ, Balderton and the teams behind LVMH, Michael Kors and Oscar de la Renta.
You’ll work on our web scraping architecture; building spiders, payment processors and integrations with our partners across the world. This is a contract role, we are looking for people that can commit a minimum of 40 hours a week and the rate is €15 an hour.
Our remote web crawling team is one of Lyst’s best kept secrets, this remote team supports and assists the onboarding of our new partners across the globe. Working closely with our commercial partnerships team and large engineering team here in London, you will be building the scrapers (spiders) that push new products, stock availability and price changes automatically on to Lyst's platform.
We’re looking for engineers who are excited by the technical problems that Lyst faces as we grow and are interested in working on the huge challenges we are facing.
- Using Python in a production environment
- Working as part of a remote team
- Working on large web applications
- Working in an English speaking environment
- Experience writing web scrapers, (Ideally in Scrapy )
- Understanding of front end architecture
- Working with productivity tools like Jira, confluence and Slack
If you are based in US or Asian timezones that would be ideal as this team is