Anti-Piracy / Web Crawling Role

IFPI is now recruiting for a new member of our Anti-Piracy team with a basic knowledge of web-based crawling technologies and cloud-based infrastructure. Reporting to the Head of Anti-Piracy Operations and based at our London headquarters, the successful candidate will have a good knowledge and understanding of programming languages such as Python, PHP, HTML and JavaScript. In addition, the candidate should have experience of crawling websites for information and legal considerations, with respect to web crawling, around the use of such technologies.

Responsibilities will include scripting new crawlers and maintaining existing crawlers, as well as assisting with the growth and maintenance of the cloud infrastructure used to support such crawlers.

The post holder will also work with other departments, offices, member companies and national groups of IFPI as required.

Applicants should have at least 2 years’ experience of Python, this experience would have been gained either in-house or through recognised education.

The role requires a highly focused and organised individual who remains calm under pressure. The applicant must be a must be an excellent communicator who is self-driven, ambitious and happy to work as part of a team.

Knowledge of Anti-Piracy, music or the creative industries will be a big advantage

The position comes with a competitive salary and excellent benefits. For a full job description, or to apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter to:

Head of Anti-Piracy Operations, IFPI, 7 Air Street, London W1B 5AD.

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