Job Posting: Python Scrapy Programmer

Company Introduction

MetaLocator is an automated local marketing platform for businesses of any size.  Our offering includes store locators, local landing pages, local data publishing, crowd-sourced data, data cleansing and consistency, voice and text message local marketing, mobile applications, review monitoring, local coupons, product finders and more.  More information at

Job Description

We are looking for a Python programmer to author and maintain a large-scale scraping architecture built on the Scrapy platform.  The right candidate has established experience in designing, building and managing scraping operations.


  • Development of Python Scrapy spiders
  • Work with back-end team on collecting, validating data

Skills And Qualifications

  • Expert in Python, with knowledge of at least one Python web framework
  • Understanding of authoring scrapers including inspecting websites, developer tools, handling lazy loading and authentication within scrapers.
  • Strong linux command-line skills including bash shell scripting
  • Strong MySQL experience including complex queries, database design and replication.
  • Understanding of MVC design patterns
  • Knowledge of PHP programming a plus
  • Familiarity with some ORM (Object Relational Mapper) libraries
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, including SVN

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