Python Web Scraping Developer

Python Web Scraping Developer

  • 84 rue Beaubourg , Paris, 75003
  • Permanent contract 
    Starting date:
    Hybrid remote
    Education: Not specified
    Experience: Not specified

    This position was filled!

    Who are they?

    We are the scale-up that builds the financial services and payment experiences that users love!

    When we founded Powens, we set out on a journey to reinvent banking. Along the way, we realized we also wanted to give users control over their data and take financial services to new places. Ultimately, creating the best apps and making banking, financial services, and payments more user-friendly requires an extensive framework.

    With the support of the investment fund PSG Growth Equity ($35M raised in 2022), we strive to build Europe’s number one Open Finance platform, so banks and fintechs can innovate at light speed.

    Powens is a trusted partner to over 230 top financial players across Europe. We’re committed to empowering them to build better banking and payment experiences. Together, we’re empowering both consumers and businesses while creating the future of Open Finance.

    Who are we ?

    Powens is a multicultural team with 130 employees from all backgrounds. We recruit different types of positions (Tech, Product, Sales, etc.) and are looking for talents who share our values:

    • We are bold ⚔️ We are audacious and value risk-taking. We accept failure because it is part of innovation
    • We are committed 🎯 We are engaged and involved in our daily work. We don’t give up and want to make things happen
    • We work as a team 🤝 For us, individualities are at the service of the collective. We value mutual support, feedback and kindness within our teams
    • We strive for the best 🚀 Our goals are ambitious. We always strive to be better, thinking things over is part of our culture

    Powens has above all a strong tech culture and an expertise recognized on the European market. Innovation is part of our identity. It is what has enabled us to open the way to Open Finance.

    What drives us is to take up challenges together and to develop use cases: create new products, develop our platform in Europe, or to make a better use of banking and financial data to empower consumers and businesses.

    What guides us is our ambition : to design the first Open Finance platform in Europe, to conquer new markets and to revolutionize financial services.

    Job description

    As a Python backend developer, you will join our BugBuster team whose mission is to ensure the proper functioning, maintenance and optimization of our API.

    Your missions :

    • Understanding of our technical stack and the open-source web scraping framework Woob (created by our co-founder Romain Bignon)

    • Maintenance and development of connectors on a multitude of websites (banking, billing, e-commerce, wealth, finance, payments…)

    • Participation in the various team rituals (stand-up meetings, weekly meetings…) to constantly improve and optimize the team’s functioning

    • Development of internal tools and contribution to projects to facilitate the work of the team

    • Contribution to free software by developing evolutions of the Woob library

    What we offer :

    • Environment with many technical challenges

    • 100% online health insurance (Alan),

    • 25 holiday days + a minimum of 10 RTT days per year,

    • Flexible remote working policy and IT equipments at your disposal,

    • Swile meal ticket card (11€ per day),

    • Office in the center of Paris (rue Beaubourg),

    • Corporate events: team building, company parties, annual seminar …

    • Friendly working environment in the centre of Paris: Nintendo Switch, pastries…

    Preferred experience

    • You are passionate about programming and have experience in Python development

    • You have an appetence for web scraping and/or REST API development

    • Knowledge of the HTTP protocol and notions of HTML and JSON,

    • Use of Git and knowledge of Agile methods

    • Experience with GNU/Linux operating systems

    • Autonomy, proactivity, curiosity, desire to learn and to improve

    • Team spirit, kindness, solidarity and good communication

    • Fluent in French & English (a language test is provided as part of the recruitment process)

    Recruitment process

    • Technical test

    • HR phone interview

    • Technical interview with Engineering Manager and Lead Developer

    • Cultural fit


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