Full-Time

Software Engineer

Full-stack

Posted on 6/3/2024

NewsBreak

NewsBreak

201-500 employees

Local news curation and distribution app


Mid

Mountain View, CA, USA

Required Skills
Python
JavaScript
Java
Go
HTML/CSS
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a full-stack Engineer or similar role.
  • Strong proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Java, Golang.
  • Knowledge of libraries and frameworks (e.g., Scrapy, Beautiful Soup), ethics and compliance with website terms of service.
  • Familiarity with handling dynamic content, CAPTCHAs, and IP rotation.
  • Understanding of HTML, XPATH, CSS, and JavaScript for parsing web content.
  • Experience with database systems for storing and managing collected data.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
Responsibilities
  • Design, develop, and maintain content integration solutions to collect data from various sources.
  • Collaborate with data scientists and analysts to define data extraction requirements.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot content acquiring to ensure data accuracy and reliability.
  • Implement data validation and quality checks to ensure the integrity of collected data.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in web scraping and data extraction.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to integrate integrated data into our products or services.
  • Identify and address related potential legal and ethical considerations.

NewsBreak is a local news app that leverages technology to curate and deliver relevant local news content, prioritizing connections with local publishers, content creators, and businesses to enhance engagement with local news.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$151.4M

Headquarters

Mountain View, California

Founded

2015

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

-3%

2 year growth

10%