COVID-19 has created a new social, political and economic world order – one that is increasingly driven by cultural narratives and online discourse. NWO’s bleeding-edge technology enables clients to surface the fears, motivations and demand drivers underlying various trends, providing them with unprecedented access to the why behind a narrative. NWO’s platform is already in use by Fortune 500 brands to empower strategic business decisions.
Following an impressive seed-funding-round in 2020, we are scaling fast and searching for a talented Data Acquisition Engineer that enjoys solving complex data processing problems at scale, exploring and onboarding new data sets, and in particular, web scraping. You’ll spend your time building reliable, scalable web scrapers and data pipelines, geared toward producing the datasets that power our product (at the intersection of NLP, time series forecasting, and trend detection). Data is at the heart of everything we do, and as such, your work will have a massive impact on the future trajectory of the product.
Passionate about web scraping and familiar with techniques and tools for crawling, extracting and processing data - e.g. Selenium, BeautifulSoup, Scrapy, etc
Expertise in Python & SQL
Experience with at least a couple of the following:
Cloud operations and architectures, especially for data-heavy applications - specifically on GCP and with BigQuery
Job scheduling & orchestration frameworks - e.g. Jenkins, Luigi, Airflow, message queues etc.
Best practices for developing software (version control, CI/CD, automation, peer-programming, documentation, testing, etc.)
Natural language processing (NLP) experience
Interest in machine learning, and experience building ML-driven or algorithmic data products
A self-starting, intellectually curious, solutions-oriented mindset
Excellent health, dental and vision benefits
Supports working from home
Subsidized gym membership