Head of Web Scraping

Posted 14 November 2023
Salary Up to £150,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Job type Permanent
Discipline Software Development
Contact NameJon Kay

Job description

A global leading Hedge Fund that have built an impressive data platform that helps drive their efficient trade strategies are growing their Web Scraping division by hiring a Head of Web Scraping for their London office. The value of web scraping is being utilised by their investors and therefore they're focussing on building a state-of-the-art web scraping platform.

This is an exciting opportunity for a data enthusiast with experience in leading teams to manage on-shore and off-shore teams of engineers and play a pivotal role in architecting, designing distributed data systems and champion the development of web scraping robots for this platform. This will not require you to code, but have good experience in this field to lead the team. You will be required to apply the best practices, participate in code reviews and deal with senior stakeholders.

Key Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience with Python and SQL databases

  • Strong experience in web scraping

  • Worked with distributed data systems from design, architecting and building

  • At least 3 years experience in leading technical teams

  • Managed on-shore and off-shore teams

  • Strong experience with AWS

* You must be eligible to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship*

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