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Ruby on Rails developer with an extensive crawling experience
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  • Posted: Tue, Jan 24, 2012
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  • Hrs/wk: 40 | Duration: 1-3 months
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Role Description
We are currently seeking a Ruby developer with an extensive crawling experience to work on our web crawling process. This is a contract position and we are looking for someone to start immediately.

Duration: 2-3 Months Contract
Location: Chicago, IL, 60601

Key Responsibilities
develop, maintain and enhance the company's web crawler and parser
monitor performance and identify opportunities for improvement
document and facilitate cross-training on developed tools and methodologies


Required
Ruby, RoR, CSS, DOM, Javascript, jQuery, XML
Experience implementing crawlers, scrapers, parsers
Experience building web based applications in Rails environment
Experience with DHTML, Javascript, XPath, , CSS, XSLT, Mechanize
Linux Operating systems
Strong English language skills


Desired
1+ year working with Rails 3 (at least one project in Rails 3)
Complete comfort in both the frontend and backend
Exposure to Amazon cloud-based computing

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