Remote Python Engineer (Web Scraping)

March 6, 2023
April 2, 2023
United States
Job Type


Hi, we're Shake Our mission is to help companies grow with online reviews, whether 1st party (on their business) or 3rd party (on other businesses). We leverage big data to enable workflows that have never been seen before, with a software-as-a-service approach in Reviewshake and a data-as-a-service approach in Datashake.
We're an established business with thousands of paying customers and a team of 20+ and are searching for a full-time remote Python Engineer to help us build out our services. You’ll be an important part of our early-stage team and work on several projects, internal frameworks, and microservices. We are looking for someone who is excited about building out game-changing technologies that are used by software engineers, data scientists, quants, and data analysts all around the world.
You're a proactive, sharp, and self-motivated individual who is eager to learn and take ownership of our products. You love communicating and working with others in your team toward success, taking us from where we are now to where we want to be!
Being bootstrapped (not venture-backed) and fully remote, we don’t strive for growth at all costs and are building a company that we can be proud of, and enjoy working for.
Our tech stack:
  • Python, FastAPI
  • Celery
  • RabbitMQ
  • MySQL, Elasticsearch, Redis
  • Github, CI/CD
  • Docker, Kubernetes
On a typical day, you will:
  • uphold our high engineering standards and bring consistency to our product development
  • create and develop new functionalities as well as maintain existing ones
  • implement web crawlers based on ongoing requirements
  • write clean and scalable code
  • write code-reviews
  • learn best practices from other team members
Our ideal candidate has:
  • strong knowledge of Python (2+ years)
  • experience with high-volume web scraping and building web parsers
  • experience with Redis and queues (Celery/RabbitMQ)
  • experience building REST APIs (FastAPI)
  • good knowledge of RDBMS databases
  • fluent English and excellent communication skills
Nice to have:
  • experience creating products for developers, data engineers, and/or data consumers
  • passion for writing clean code and tests
  • experience with ElasticSearch
  • experience with headless browsers
  • hands-on approach and is proactive
  • a keen eye for detail, striving for perfection
Our team is fully remote and we communicate primarily through Slack, Linear, Notion, and a few weekly meetings via Google Meet - we believe the best work happens when given lots of uninterrupted time that's free of distractions.
Salary range: $24,000 - $40,000 / year (USD, gross)
  Work from anywhere
️ 26 days paid time off
Co-work expenses covered (up to $300/m)
$500/year learning budget
️ $250 Desktop budget
$15 Uber Eats or Vitamin booster budget
$30 Fun Budget
️ Yearly retreat in cool locations (the last one was in Thailand!)
Learn more about our team and values on our company website:
Interview process
  • Technical Task (done asynchronously)
  • Task review
  • Culture Fit Interview
  • Technical Interview + task feedback
  • Quick 15 minute call with our CEO
  • Selection - Once all candidates have been interviewed, the final selection is made, and candidates will be notified via email
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