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Data Extraction / Scraping - Excel scripts expert

Data scraping from online directories (Yahoo Real Estate and / or HomeFinder) Give us your work experience and samples of data extracted with past clients. We will provide you sample excel sheet of past datamine project that we did 3 years ago with Yahoo Real Estate. As part of the project I want you to teach my son how to write the scraping code and scrape a site.

Will pay from $11 to $15 dollars per hour US. Your job will be to help us with all aspects of scraping. We are based in California and our last web designer has been with us for 6 years - from India! We have another senior designer who has 15 years experience and is our consultant now for hiring other designers- he is in India and has been with us for 10+ years. We do not want a company to bid on this job - individual only. Only individuals who can work from home a couple hours at night or in the morning 3 - 5 days a week. California time between 5am and 11am and/or 6 to 9 pm California time. You pick which days. Good english skills a must. Have skype available and gotomeeting for online scraping instruction and communication. We want you to teach us at the same time. Must have a high speed internet conncetion from home. Must allow us to watch your screen while writing script so you can be an instructor to my son in Univ. We want one person. Once again no outsourcing companies .... please. Attached is my sons resume

My son is a Senior at a university in San Diego graduating in 7 months with a CS degree. Last month he was invited to go MIT for a 24 hour hack-a-thon competing with the brightest kids from all over the US and the World. Over 1000 kids in one room all hacking code for the competition. He works for a Fortune 500 bio tech company as a paid intern. He wants some help learning to write scraping code as part of this project.

We also want an EXPERT with excel who can write scripts with the data that was mined to run various queries.

Fast pay makes fast friends !!!!!!!!!!

Must have a smart phone also so we can communicate easily. We normally use Yahoo IM and Skype and teamviewer and gotomeeting.

Potential long term relationship for dozenss of directory url's we bought in the mid 90's. Please say " LONG TERM RELATIONSHIP" at the beginning of your reply to this ad so we know you have read the full description of what we want.

Thanks,

Skills: Data Mining, Excel, Web Scraping

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About the Employer:
( 6 reviews ) Palm Desert, United States

Project ID: #5180153