- Work on our Recipe Search Engine - combination of Food and Programming
- Ongoing Project to commence ASAP
- Flexible Workload – Work a lot or a little
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 http://www.recipebridge.com which currently has indexed over 4.5 Million recipes from around the world. Our plan is to index every recipe published on the internet providing the most comprehensive recipe index.
We are seeking multiple PHP programmers with an interest in food and cooking to integrate recipe content by spidering recipe sites, and updating our large recipe index which is the backbone of the RecipeBridge database. Food sites apply to have their sites indexed by visiting via http://www.recipebridge.com/submit
We provide you a very detailed work manual on the process we require you to undertake which includes sample codes you can reference. Our flexible work load allows you to choose the sites to work on via our developer console allowing you to “check out” and “check in” websites.
• 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/hreci
You should be self-motivated and self-starter who is driven. You will be working remotely, but reporting to our lead engineer based in Florida, 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 (minimum 7 is preferred)
Skills: linux, english
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