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Junior Python/Crawling Engineer

Junior Python/Crawling Engineer

Our partner, Tamedia, is the most successful digital company in Switzerland with over 3500 employees within 16 companies across 5 countries.

The Tamedia Data Analytics Team (TDA) works with all these companies to build advanced data products and services. To further scale these systems and build new products we are committed to further grow this team and expand its engineering capabilities with a dedicated team of specialists in Belgrade.

Our platform is based on the concept of real-time stream processing and built to scale. We are open to use a variety of different languages: Go, Scala, Python etc.

Our stack is based on: AWS, Kafka, Kubernetes

To expand further our Tamedia team we are currently looking for a

Junior Python/Crawling Engineer

You will work with cutting edge technologies to go from research prototypes into production systems at a rapid pace. Our systems serve more than 40% of the attributable swiss internet traffic and reach more than 85% of the swiss population on a monthly basis. You will closely work with the Zurich based part of the team: Data Scientists, Engineers and Product Managers to build a proprietary high-performance data analytics platform. Our platform is based on the concept of real-time stream processing and built to scale.

We actively use open source software and contribute to open source projects, check out: https://github.com/tamediadigital

Your responsibilities:

  • Designing and implementing crawlers/scrapers for collecting data from various websites
  • Cleaning, formating and storing data in database
  • Monitoring and validating crawlers’ results
  • Crawlers maintenance and improvement
  • Parsers for external crawlers providers or other data feeds

Your profile:

  • Bachelor's/Master's degree or student of the last year of studies
  • Solid knowledge of Python (Scrapy framework is a plus)
  • Basic understanding of HTTP, HTML, Javascript and Networking
  • Familiar with data formats like CSV, JSON, XML
  • Experience with SQL or NoSQL databases
  • Experience with web scraping is a BIG plus
  • Fluent in English (written/spoken)

Our offer:

  • We value work-life balance and have flexible working hours. We don't track time, we trust our people
  • We offer you a chance to visit conferences and trainings, as we are dedicated to provide all our team members with the opportunity to enhance further their knowledge
  • Lots of team activities and perks: "beer evenings", yearly retreats, workshops, hackathons
  • Work with an international team of talented engineers 
  • Modern, sunny and open working place with positive and fun atmosphere
  • A stimulating work experience that will allow you to grow both professionally and personally

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Working with us will provide you with exciting career opportunities in an international environment, a wide range of fringe benefits and the chance to develop further professionally as well as personally.

You will work out of our development center, which is located in the Belgrade Science Park. A modern working environment with free coffee, beverages, fresh fruits and a refrigerator full of candies along with a relaxation area with playstation and lazy bags await you.


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