Python Developer

Location: Leeds, United Kingdom

The Role


Its an extremely exciting time to join us here at Crisp & although we are currently working from home full time, our company is very much continuing to thrive.

In response to COVID -19, these roles will be WFH full time until 2022. Although this role is remote, the right individual does need to be within an accessible distance to our Leeds offices, flexibility to attend our offices every so often will be essential.

Leading global brands and social platforms trust Crisp for Social Media Safety, safeguarding their share price and reputation by guaranteeing they are always the first to know. Which means they are always the first to act.

By combining Artificial and Human Intelligence, Crisp’s Extended Intelligence delivers 24/7/365 safety by continually fighting the weaponization of communications from whoever the source, whatever the language and whichever the online harm.

Crisp tracks and understands what ‘Bad Actors’ are saying to build accurate profiles and use predictive and behavioural analytics to identify trends and identify the “unknown unknowns”. Crisp’s proprietary technology then does the heavy lifting by scanning the web continuously, capturing billions of pieces of data on this select cohort of individuals.

Crisp currently protects over $3.6 trillion of aggregate market capitalisation across our current customer base. This demonstrates both the value and uniqueness of our service, and the trust our customers have in us to deliver that service.

Requirements

To join our team, you will be experienced in writing web applications & services in Python.

Experience with large scale web scraping projects including management of rate limiting, deep web scraping is a nice to have and experience with the Scrapy (Python) platform (or equivalent recommendation) would be desirable.

Making sure the extracted data is of the highest quality, you will investigate and write new web Spiders on a regular basis.

You will be responsible for maintaining a web scraping infrastructure based on the open-source Scrapy (https://scrapy.org) framework, together with being responsible for all production quality scrapers.

In return you will work for the Global leader in Social Media Risk Management where a rewarding and fast paced environment meets passion to get the job done well.

Benefits

Our rewards are as unique as our culture, and we want to attract the best people and retain them.

Not only will we ensure that your development is key, but you will be joining a fantastic team of like-minded people who work together as one team to achieve a shared vision. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package which includes:

  • Market competitive pay rates based your skills and experience
  • Discretionary bonus scheme / commission scheme with payment based on revenue generated as a result of generated sales leads
  • 33 days holiday including Bank Holidays (20 days in the US)
  • Critical Illness insurance
  • Life Insurance Cover
  • Healthcare Cash Plan / Healthcare, dental and vision plan
  • An attractive pension / 401k retirement plan scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee perks schemes offering discounts, rewards, giveaways and more
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Mental health wellbeing portal and access to an in-house clinical psychologist
  • Support and provision of supplies to facilitate home working
  • Flexible working opportunities

Statement:

'This work meets the requirements in respect of exempted questions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, any applicants who are offered work for this organisation will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions. A criminal record will not automatically bar a person from successfully taking up this post.”