Data Engineer (Collection)

Somerville, MA

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What you’ll do:

In this role, you will expand our collection capabilities by building and improving harvesters to collect data from Dark Web Forums, Paste sites, and other crucial sources. Our harvesting pipeline reads over 700,000 web sources and structured data feeds, and our real-time multilingual NLP technology turns raw text into alerts and visualizations within minutes — what you build will become part of our Security Intelligence product to help our clients stay protected. 

What you’ll bring:

Required experience and skills:

  • 1-2 years experience in a Data Engineer or similar position
  • BA, BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Proficiency in Python: ability to work all the way from high level architecture design down to efficient code.
  • Experience with web scraping: capable of writing durable and creative web scrapers with your own custom logic on top of Python libraries like scrapy, requests, or selenium
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate

Preferred experience and skills:

  • Selenium and SeleniumGrid
  • Data analytics, data mining, or other data science skills
  • Database experience, preferably working with Mongo databases
  • Experience working with data in Information Security, Cybersecurity, or Threat Intelligence
  • Experience working with bulletin boards and forums


Why should you join Recorded Future?

From over 35 nationalities, our Futurists are the perfect recipe of humility, accountability, and collaborative attitudes. Our dedication to empowering clients with intelligence to reduce risk has earned us a 4.7-star user rating from Gartner and over 90% of Fortune 100 companies as customers.

Want more info? 

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Our goal is to create an environment which attracts and retains talent from a diverse range of backgrounds and lifestyles where they can feel included and respected for who they are and what they bring to Recorded Future.

Recorded Future will not discharge, discipline or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant.

Recorded Future is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Recorded Future does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

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