Experience / Knowledge • Advanced experience with Laravel and Selenium WebDriver• Deep knowledge of the data mining methods (scrapy framework is an asset). • Experience in processing large amounts of structured and unstructured data. • Strong knowledge and experience with statistics; potentially other advanced math as well.• Relational Database Management. Experience with MySQL/MariaDB/Memcached/Redis• Experience with Magento and ERP systems is advantageous• An excellent ability to understand existing codeQualifications • You have brainstormed, planned, built and shipped products and features (end to end).• English is required as you may be engaging with teams based across the globe.• Comfortable with development of both new and legacy code• An excellent team player and communicator who can work effectively with cross functional teams.• Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.• Ability to think out of the box and develop creative solutions to complex requirements.Education• Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.
Responsibilities • Gather, profile, analyze and process raw data at scale (including writing scripts, web scraping, calling APIs, write SQL queries, etc.). Process unstructured data into a form suitable for analysis – and then do the analysis.• Work closely with our marketing team to integrate your amazing innovations and algorithms into our production systems.• Support business decisions with ad hoc analysis as needed.• Database design and development• Clear, effective and professional written and verbal communication with: Senior leadership, marketing. • Clear and detailed requirements gathering.
About The Company / PositionA small, but established U.S. based company looking to switch all of our e-commerce operations to in-house development. Our core business is online retail in the US automotive space.This position is for data extraction and analysis of several competing websites in the automotive space. Currently the project is handled by a third party agency, however, after completion the improvement and maintenance of the project will be in house. The project is written using Laravel Framework in addition to Selenium WebDriver. In addition to overtaking of the existing project, the candidate will be responsible for all data analysis tasks within the company, including: • Extracting and writing scripts to analyze internal company data• Extracting external, unstructured data, cleaning the data, writing custom scripts and preparing it for use by marketing department / stakeholders. o Applying various algorithms to the data• Extracting and merging internal data with external sources (both structured and unstructured) To qualify, please provide a resume/CV demonstrating the required experience and skills. $1000 - $2000 USD per month. Paid vacations, sick time, and holidaysEmail: email@example.com