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Web Developer (Scraping)
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Recruiter: Bigupdata Limited
Listed on: 28th March
Location: Oxford
Salary/Rate: £20000 - £30000
Salary Notes: Depending on experience
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TJJSD2018_expired
Contact Name: Bigupdata Ltd

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Our company provides an industry leading product data solution for some of the biggest names in Mobile Phone retail. We have a small, relatively young and tight-knit team in Oxford who enjoy coffee, cake and lunches out together.

We are seeking enthusiastic techies with a penchant for digging through web pages to support the business’ new customer on-boarding processes, responding to technical failures or issues with inbound data, investigating and recommending automation and efficiency improvements and maintaining technical solutions.

Responsibilities include:
-Feeding into the dev process: testing new software, aiding in its deployment, translating user requirements or concerns into actionable technical feedback for developers.
-Responding to problems reported by customers or Operations colleagues, where the resolution would require adjustments to SQL, customer configuration or web scraping.
-Taking an active role in any current projects, for which ad-hoc technical changes might be required, bypassing (but supported by) the development team.
-Building and maintaining web scrapes using the most appropriate tech for the task at hand.
-Recommending changes to web scraping methodologies or suppliers as required to support the business’ growth.
-Working closely with the wider operations team, and the development team to refine our operational processes over time.
-Supporting ad-hoc requirements for our web properties with a focus on HTML/CSS/Javascript, and the opportunity to work on C# and Powershell projects.

Key skills and experience:
-Diligence and attention to detail
-Comfortable in a reactive environment
-Punctual, reliable and able to work to deadlines
-Degree-Level or equivalent education. A-Level (or equivalent) considered.
-Previous experience of creating web pages, writing HTML (could be amateur experience)
-Previous experience working with one or more of the following: T-SQL, CSS, HTML, Javascript, C#, PHP, Scripting languages like Python, Bash, etc.

Desirable:
-Previous experience of SQL/T-SQL
-Previous work with HTML scraping tools and approaches
-Previous systems administration experience
-An understanding of basic marketing principles

Job Type: Permanent
Working hours: 8.30am - 5.30pm Monday-Friday
Holiday: 25 days per year + bank holidays
Benefits: Dedicated hours per month available on request to study qualifications relevant to the business’ activities, signed up to the government ‘workplace pensions’ scheme.