We are looking for a Java (Data Extraction) Engineer to strength our Data team locally in San Mateo. The perfect candidate would be a strong technical individual with the drive to learn new technologies and to be part of an aggressive team that will reshape Fanhattans integration with 3rd party content providers. We are looking for someone that can read the web very well. Your experience writing it, whether it°s responding to HTTP request or writing HTML will be well appreciated, but your role would be to concentrate on extracting and matching large volumes of data.
Requirements: Strong server-side Java skills " nice to have some Ruby exp. Experience with HTML scraping (parsing and DOM manipulation) Experience of interacting with REST APIs (including OAuth authorization controls) XML/JSON Nice to haves: BS or CS in computer science or equivalent (or substantial experience) Willingness to work in an environment where agile is the key word. Attitude of getting it done and change process if process is wrong Aggressive and direct in communication Experience with Agile, Scrum, XP methodology Start-up mentality Fanhattan is a service that will inspire you to discover all the world°s entertainment. On launch in early 2011, Fanhattan will bring a new approach to entertainment discovery by helping you browse all the world°s movies and TV shows with a simple and elegant user experience -- in the living room, on the web, and on the go.
The service will encourage exploration by combining movies and TV shows with an expansive world of related content, visual assets, and information pulled from the web that bring entertainment to life. Finally, Fanhattan will give you the most comprehensive set of options on where to find the entertainment you want across the top digital media providers.