Software Engineer

Recruiter
Thread
Location
Whitechapel, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1259431092
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Thread has a vacant position for a Software Engineer to join the team. You'll have ownership of scraper engineering at Thread, where you'll be scraping from the websites of our brand partners, to update in real time. Your core focus will be on building highly scalable and efficient AI-powered data extraction tools. As part of your role, you'll be responsible for building and maintaining new scrapers and feed readers. This is in order to maximise the range we have on our site, to further personalise our customers' recommendations. The successful candidate will be confident working in Python and Django, and must have prior experience of network, HTTP and HTML. You should also be interested to learn more about DevOps. In addition, you'll be responsible for working closely with the existing team to increase our overall productivity and improve our processes. Experience in working in teams is a must as well as previous experience working with scrapers. Responsibilities: Building complex new product ingestion scripts. Building scalable and efficient new scrapers and feed readers to maximise the range we offer on our site. Monitoring scrapers and repairing and maintaining them to ensure maximum efficiency. Working closely with the existing team to improve our internal processes. You must have scraper engineering experience, and have worked on the setup, deployment and monitoring of scraping tools. You should have experience working with real-time event-based pipelines, you should be a competent software engineer and have knowledge and experience of web technologies. The company: Thread are aiming to help men around the world dress well through a combination of human stylists and advanced machine learning algorithms. The company is based in London (E1 8DE). The company consists of engineers, stylists, product managers, business development, private label and operations. Benefits: Flexible holiday policy Catered lunch Team lunch excursion once a week Relaxed working environment Wednesday afternoon, non-roadmap time Transparent working environment Custom computer setup Pension Cycle to work scheme Salary range: £50k - £65k Posting date: 09/09/19 Closing date: 09/10/19

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