Senior Scraping Engineer in Barcelona or Remote

Belvo

Workplace
Remote
Hours
Full-Time
Internship
No
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Job Description

We are Belvo, a financial API platform with the bold vision of democratizing access to financial services in Latin America. We enable any company or developer to access and interpret their end-users financial information. We are turning the rich and diverse Latin American financial ecosystem into a set of developer-friendly tools and APIs.

We’re a highly-technical, passionate, and driven team. We are more than 100 people, our team currently represents 26 nationalities and we have offices in Barcelona, Mexico City, and SΓ£o Paulo - while a large portion of us works remotely.

We are tackling a very stimulating problem: connecting fintech innovators with legacy financial infrastructure. We strive to go beyond the limits of what is possible today and to do so in an elegant and developer-first way.

Since starting our adventure in May 2019, we have raised $56m from the leading VC investors globally.

You can read more about our company here and about our team and culture here. Also, head to our blog for more news about our growth and how we have fun together.

About the team:

  • We work in cross-functional, autonomous teams. We follow continuous delivery best practices executed on top of a modern technology stack.

  • Our products are built for developers, by developers. Technological excellence is at the heart of what we do.  

  • We are pragmatic and customer-focused. We strive to find the right set of trade-offs in order to validate our hypothesis as early as possible, iterating on our products based on customer feedback.

  • We communicate transparently. We do weekly all-hands where we get together to discuss company performance and goals.

  • We are a flexible international team focused on creating cool stuff. Some of us prefer to work together in one of our offices and others prefer remote. For us, there's no difference as long as you have an excellent internet connection and are able to overlap with the team between 3 pm and 6 pm, CEST timezone.

  • Also, we are backed by some of the leading investors in Silicon Valley and Latin America, including Founders Fund, Kaszek Ventures, and YCombinator.

Your challenge:

The data team at Belvo is building services that connect companies and users with their financial and fiscal data. We use technology as a way to democratize access to previously inaccessible information.

We retrieve, normalize and store information from a wide spectrum of data sources, putting the focus on operational efficiency, performance and reliability.

We are seeking a highly-motivated Junior developer to join our team, willing to help us solve challenging problems and grow professionally along the way.

You'll be expected to:

  • Design and develop web scraping pipelines via Python and Javascript. We value efficiency and we use lightweight ic analysis and infer implicit API's from web and mobile applications.

  • Understand and be able to reverse engineer authentication processes both in web and mobile applications.

  • Have a very good understanding of scraping techniques and how to analyze crawling processes.

  • Build parsing and normalization solutions for multiple data sources.

  • Stay on top of reliability and data quality by implementing automated quality assurance and monitoring solutions.

This position may be for you if:

  • 5+ (senior level) years of experience as a Developer, even better if with Python

  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

  • Strong experience with techniques and tools for crawling, extracting, and processing data (e.g. Scrapy, Puppeteer, BeautifulSoup, etc.) - the more programmatic and raw techniques you know the better :)

  • Excellent spoken and written English

Amazing if:

  • Fintech and SaaS past experience

  • You have mobile scraping expertise (APK decompilation, code analysis and replication, etc.)

  • Asynchronous programming experience with Python`s asyncio

  • Experience designing and developing RESTful APIs

  • Experience building large-scale platforms with a global reach

Our tech stack:

  • We’re building our platform using modern technologies, putting the focus on reliability and long-term maintainability

  • We primarily use Python on the backend. We use battle-tested technologies such as Django, and we are heavy users of Python’s asyncio for some parts of our stack

  • We use Javascript, Vue.js and Sass on the frontend. We are developing and leveraging our own design system and component library

  • We run our infrastructure on top of Amazon Web Services, leveraging managed services. We tend to favor the use of managed services wherever possible, in order to focus on our business problems

  • We observe and monitor our services using Datadog

  • We follow Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery best practices

Our perks:

πŸš€ Stock options (we are all owners and this is very important to us)

πŸ“ˆAnnual company bonus

πŸ”† Flexible working hours

πŸ” Remote friendly

🐢 Pet friendly

πŸ§˜πŸΎβ€β™€οΈ Access to mental health service

πŸ‘©πŸ»β€βš•οΈ Health Insurance

🎊 Paid time off on your birthday

🌎 Work from any office twice per year

πŸ’» Renew your laptop every 2 years

πŸ™‹ Training Budget

😎 Team building events

πŸ™€ Bank holidays swap inside the same month

πŸ”‹ Fitness/ wellness stipends

πŸš€ Yearly offsite

πŸ’ Fresh fruit every week, all-you-can-drink tea and coffee

🏝1 week off on your 2-year anniversary

 

About Belvo

  • Fintech

  • Barcelona, Spain

  • 11-50

  • 2019

Belvo enables any app developer to access data from their end users in an easy and scalable way through a single API linked to hundreds of bank (and non-bank) sources.

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