Senior Software Engineer

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    Software Engineering

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  • Salary:

    Circa £70,000-£80,000

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  • Consultant:

    Jason Rumney

A global leader in brand protection are seeking software engineers with a strong understanding of web and web scraping techniques.  

The role

You will be  working with the market leading web crawling and video identification technology helping the most prestigious rights owners detect copyright infringements.

The primary role of the Web Scraping Engineer is to build and maintain crawler plugins and video downloaders. You will be analysing various websites, streaming technologies, and automating large-scale data collection and processing. The ideal candidate has a strong understanding of web crawling, video streaming technologies and experience with scalable distributed systems.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Building and maintaining scrapers for VoD platform
  • Building and maintaining scrapers for Live Video Streaming platform
  • Building and maintaining video downloaders
  • Expanding document parsing API for VoD/Live Video Streaming systems
  • Analysing linking sites and video hosting platforms


  • ·Minimum 3 years of experience in Java or PHP programming
  • Excellent knowledge of RegEx and XPath
  • Strong understanding of HTTP protocol
  • Good knowledge of JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Comfortable with Linux command line
  • Experience with FireBug (or similar tool)
  • Basic experience with network sniffers (TCPDump/Wireshark)

To find out more please email jason@intelletec.com