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Data Crawling Lead 

Full Time, Permanent, Remote, Romania

Our partner is an international product development company launched back in 2008.

They are stable and eager to hire a Data Crawling Lead to work fully remotely. 

The company is headquartered in New York, USA. 

Their 120-employee team operates remotely, distributed across 19 countries. 

The official communication language is English. 


Your role will be to build out a data acquisition team as part of a larger product team.

You will bring your expertise in data crawling, analytical mind, keen eye for detail and leadership abilities into building a team that will acquire significant amounts of data to feed groundbreaking products redefining enterprise software.

This is a startup environment and the company expects you to be able to work hands-on as needed and mentor and build a functional team. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Work closely with the clients to identify and acquire data, crawl information from multiple online data sources
  • Define the strategy and tools to be used for web crawlers, web scrapers and other automation tools, to help extract the content
  • Lead a team of web crawling engineers and be responsible for their mentorship
  • Drive change by staying up to date with the data science trends and technologies

Do we describe your expertise?

  • Previous experience leading a team and defining workload
  • Previous hands-on experience working in a web crawling role is a must
  • Senior expertise in Java and experience working with high volume web crawling/scraping
  • Experience with Java related frameworks such as Spring, Hibernate
  • Experience working with open source tools such as ApacheNutch, StormCrawler etc.
  • Experience working with relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with queuing systems like RabbitMQ / AMQP, Kafka, JMS, Amazon Kinesis
  • Experience with JSON, REST API, HTML, XML


  • Familiarity with supplying data to support machine learning efforts a plus
  • Familiarity with Elasticsearch, AWS and the process of scaling and approaches 


  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken) 
  • Ability to work at 7am - 3pm EST

What is in for you? 

  • 100% allowance to work from home at a company with established remote culture. They are pioneers of the remote work model and were working distantly even before Covid-19:) 
  • Health and medical insurance subscription 
  • 20 days of paid vacation 
  • National holidays compliance 
  • Team bonding events, several times per year 
  • Continuous growth with bi-annual appraisals for consistent self-improvement and goal setting
  • Dynamic environment with regional exposure in an ever-evolving global industry
  • Fun and lively work culture
  • Free morning hours as you’ll have Eastern US Time work schedule 
  • English would become your mother tongue:)

Are you excited to thrive in this company as their Data Crawling Lead? 

So we are to help you get there. Send us an up-to-date CV with contact details and we will get in touch with you.  

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Categories: Data Data Processing Java
Types: Full Time Leadership Permanent
HQ Locations: Europe Remote Romania

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