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Data Scientist

Posted at: Jul 24

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About the Job:We are looking for experienced individuals who are passionate about data science and enjoy working in a collaborative environment. You will get the chance to work with one of the most advanced and comprehensive web crawling and scraping infrastructures in the world, leveraging massive data sets with cutting edge technology.

 Due to business requirements, only candidates based in Ireland will be considered.
Job Responsibilities:

  • You will apply your data science and engineering skills to create products based on machine learning, analyze large volumes of complex data, model challenging problems, and develop algorithms to solve our internal and client needs.
  • You will work and experiment with state-of-the-art web crawling, machine learning and data processing technologies. Some of the problems you’ll be working on include object detection, text classification, named entity recognition, crawling algorithms.
  • You will work in collaboration with other data scientists and engineers across Scrapinghub to design and build creative solutions to challenging problems.
  • You will work on projects that span the whole organization, including areas such as Product and Professional Services.
Job Requirements:

  • Strong machine learning background (natural language processing, computer vision, deep learning, “classical” methods)
  • Hands-on experience in Data Science projects (data preparation, target metrics, model evaluation, validation, etc.)
  • Strong software development skills, ideally in python.
  • Experience with any of these tools is a plus: pytorch, scikit-learn, tensorflow, pandas, jupyter, spacy, gensim, vowpal wabbit, crfsuite, scrapy, spark, AWS, docker, kafka.

About Scrapinghub

Scrapinghub is a fast growing and diverse technology business turning web content into useful data with a cloud-based web crawling platform, off-the-shelf datasets, and turn-key web scraping services.

We’re a globally distributed team of 120 Shubbers working from over 30 countries who are passionate about scraping, web crawling, and data science.

As a new Shubber, you will:

Become part of a self-motivated, progressive, multi-cultural team.

Autonomy to make the role your own, supported by great people

Join a team with huge opportunity to make a difference

Have the freedom to work from wherever you want.

Have the opportunity to go to conferences and meet with the team from across the globe.

Get the chance to work with cutting-edge open source technologies and tools.


  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote working
  • Paid time off
  • Paid open source work
  • Global team meet ups