Research Team Lead

About Nimble:

Come and shape the modern era of data and AI!!

Nimble is the first business external data platform, making data decision-making easier than ever, with our award-winning AI-powered data structuring technology Nimble connects business users with the public web knowledge.

We empower businesses with mission-critical real-time external data to unlock advanced competitors’ intelligence, price comparison, and companies’ data for sales and marketing. We translate data into immediate business value.

With Nimble, data teams build advanced AI applications that connect enterprise-ready real-time web data to their custom GPTs. Modern BI teams use Nimble to build business dashboards and unlock new opportunities with market visibility. Data is the king.

We will disrupt the traditional market intelligence space. The reward is great – we can disrupt the legacy data industry worth $ 100B and build a data connected world.

About the Role:

As a Research Team Lead at Nimble, you will spearhead our efforts in the research domain, driving our cutting-edge data gathering solutions. You will lead a team of skilled researchers and developers, leveraging your expertise to unlock new capabilities and insights that empower our products.

We are looking for a talented hands-on team leader for our research team, with a solid javascript development background.

What You’ll be Doing:

  • Drive the research of cutting-edge data gathering solutions, including Nimble APIs and Scraping Infrastructure, to meet the evolving needs of our clients.
  • Lead efforts to reverse engineer complex web structures and APIs, developing strategies to overcome anti-scraping mechanisms and optimize data extraction processes..
  • Develop and implement best practices for data collection, processing, and quality assurance, optimizing efficiency and accuracy at scale.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory developments related to web data gathering, providing strategic insights and guidance to inform product roadmap decisions.
  • Act as a subject matter expert, providing mentorship and support to team members, and fostering a culture of learning and development.
  • Lead and mentor a team of researchers and developers, fostering a culture of curiosity, innovation, and excellence in research and reverse engineering.
  • Drive the research and development of advanced techniques for web data extraction and processing, leveraging your expertise in reverse engineering and browser technologies.
  • Collaborate closely with product management, engineering, and other cross-functional teams to define product requirements, prioritize initiatives, and ensure successful execution
  • While this role is not primarily customer-facing, it does require occasional direct communication with clients to address their needs and ensure alignment on project objectives

What You Should Have for the Role:

  • Proven experience (2+ years) in leading research teams, with a focus on web data extraction / reverse engineering / browser technologies.
  • Expertise in JavaScript programming.
  • Strong understanding of browser internals and experience in reverse engineering complex web structures and APIs.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail and a passion for pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in web data gathering.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively engage with cross-functional teams and management.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, with a track record of successfully leading long term and short research projects and driving innovation in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Browser automation frameworks, Anti-scraping mechanisms – Big advantage

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