Work on our Recipe Search Engine
- Ongoing Project to commence ASAP
- Interesting combination of Food and Programming
Gourmet Ads is the global leader in online food advertising solutions, managing display advertising on hundreds of food and recipe sites around the world. The company is headquartered in Sydney, Australia with major operations in the USA, Canada, UK and New Zealand. We own and operate the recipe search engine www.recipebridge.com which currently has indexed over 4.4 Million recipes from around the world.
We are seeking a PHP programmer to integrate recipe content by spidering recipe sites, and updating our large recipe index which is the backbone of the RecipeBridge database.
• General interest in Food and Cooking!
• Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment
You should be comfortable with CRON, PHP, MYSQL, XML, use of the Linux command line/editing tools, analytic thinking and understanding of HTML web/ data scraping. Familiarity with Putty/SSH and VI preferred.
Experience with hrecipe Micro formats (http://microformats.org/wiki/hrecipe) or Recipe Schema (http://schema.org/Recipe) would be advantageous, but certainly not essential.
You should be self-motivated and self-starter who is driven. You will be working remotely, but reporting to our lead engineer based in the USA.
Must be able to speak and write English proficiently.
As a guide easy sites take less than hour to integrate whilst more complex sites can take approx. 2 hours. Please provide a rate per site and the estimated number of sites you can work on each week.