Instaread is seeking an experienced Google Chrome Browser Extension developer to build a screen scraping extension which will collect information from a webpage or a web application, and interact with a backend service. An extension that will monitor the contents of the page ( Mainly Book title & Author name) and if matched interact with the backend to retrieve and present Key takeaways of the book overlaid onto their desktop target screen.
What does Instaread do:
With Instaread, you can get the insights & takeaways from bestselling books in 15 minutes or less. Experts read and extract the Key Takeaways from the book for your convenience.
Learn something new. Get smarter, wiser, and more knowledgeable with Instaread!
Web Development experience
Expert building Chrome Browser Extensions
Python, Ruby or PHP
Desirable Additional Skills:
MEAN full stack - MongoDb, Express, Angular, Node
Experience working with AWS
Deliverables required for this job:
1. Google Chrome-based Browser Extension
An extension that will monitor the contents of the page ( Mainly Title & Author name) and interact with the backend to retrieve and present Key takeaways of the book overlaid onto their desktop target screen, provided the book Key takeaways are available
2. Source Code
3. Documentation including:
Source Code Definition, API
4. Deployed and tested working code
Please submit the following with your proposal:
Have examples of other similar work you have done. We need someone who can do this fast
Link a portfolio of work you alone have done including GitHub or similar repositories. Please note a portfolio of static images of websites, and work you have collaborated in will not be considered.
The initial work is focused on assisting us in finalising and deploying the MVP version of the application and as such, for the right candidate there is potential for the work to extend past the initial MVP as we develop additional features into later releases.
For the short-listed candidates, we will discuss via Skype/Google the project and our requirements in further detail with the intention of providing sufficient information to estimate the time they will require to complete the tasks.
We will require an estimate of time and hourly rate before we confirm the project with the successful candidate.