Regular Expression Specialist (Long Term)

Regular Expression Specialist (Long Term)


Job Description

Looking for an experienced php / regular expression expert
(Please Read Carefully)

For your first job you will be provided with a CMS (Sandbox environment) where you will add regular expressions to specified data fields in order to scrape data.
Our system will let you test the scraping module to make sure your regex are working.

For anyone with Reg Ex skills this is not a complicated job and can possibly be the first step to more advanced development work.

We offer a long term, stable position that will take between 10 to 20 hours a week.

Part of the application process is a test. We do not pay for the test as its aim is to judge your regular expression skills. After the test you will be send the answers

Only apply if you can comply with all requirements.
Please Read very carefully.

||Looking for:

1/ Regular expression expert to screen scrape websites.
2/ Experienced, hard working and agile Software Engineer/Web Developer
3/ We're looking for experts that can execute fast.
4/ Has to be able to be fully committed, deliver work on time and show initiative
5/ Wants to work for a longer period for one employer
6/ Good communication skills in English

In a later stage more development work will be available, hence compliance with the following:

1/ Strong PHP, MySql, Javascript, XML and Ajax skills
2/ MySql - can design and optimize database structure independently
3/ Cakephp or similar open source frameworks experience a plus
4/ Strong attention to accuracy and detail
5/ Strong problem-solving ability, open and active in facing challenges
6/ Apache Server experience preferred
7/ Mobile development, apps etc a plus

||How to Apply:

Please include in your application

1/ Your resume in PDF format -

Use the following format for the filename - Date-yourname-php-reg-express-job.pdf
Example: 110715-andy-best-php-reg-express-job.pdf

2/ Cover letter specifying
a. Your experience with regular expressions
b. Your proficiency with English
c. What the best ways to contact you are

3/ Online samples of your work, including your most recent finished job


A test will be part of the application process.

To avoid misunderstandings the goal of this test is to get a feeling for your skills.
We don't benefit from the test. We have the results ourselves.

After you have finished finished the test you will be provided with the reg ex answers

Only serious applications please.

Agencies that apply, please assign one person to communicate to avoid repeated questions/answers etc.

||About the company

We're a fast growing international Marketing and Data Analytics Company.
We develop Recommendation engines and analytics platforms for deals, brands and users.
We're active in China as well as other Asian countries, like Singapore, Malaysia, etc.