Backend Engineer, Demand - Budapest



Software Engineering
Budapest, Hungary
Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Curious about what it’s like to work at the world’s number 1 discovery platform as a Software Engineer in the Demand R&D department? We’re glad you asked!

Gravity R&D (or shortly Gravity) is being acquired by Taboola, the leading content discovery platform of the open web. Our office in Budapest, Hungary is to become Taboola’s R&D hub in Central Europe.

What are some of the things you do on a day-to-day basis?

  • Have end to end ownership: Design, build, ship, measure and maintain our backend services
  • Collaborate with the brightest software engineers team members
  • Influence directly on the way billions of people discover the internet
  • Use interesting technologies, contributing to challenging projects.

Our Tech Stack:

Java, Spring, Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, Cassandra, Vertica, MySQL, HDFS, BigQuery, Kubernetes, Linux, React

What are the skills a good Software Engineer needs to have?

  • Fluent English skills
  • BSc in computer science or equivalent
  • Deep understanding and strong Computer Science fundamentals: object-oriented design, data structures, applications and multithreading programming
  • Able to technically lead and mentor other team members
  • Experience developing large scale distributed systems
  • 3+ years programming experience with Java or equivalent Object-Oriented language
  • Experience with Spring and Spring Boot
  • Experience with SQL

Nice to have

  • Experience with NoSQL and Big Data tools
  • Knowledge of the following technologies: Kafka and Spark
  • Experience with AI and Machine Learning
  • Front-end tech stack: mainly React.js and Redux
  • Experience with various Billing systems and vendors.

Why Taboola?

  • Taboola is the world’s leading recommendation platform reaching over 500 million daily active users. We’re growing rapidly, and have recently gone public on the NASDAQ.
  • Adam Singolda, Taboola Founder and CEO says; “You can copy anything from another business but you can’t copy a company’s culture.”

    If you ask our employees what they love about Taboola they will tell you that here, they are able to discover their best professional selves, explore where they can grow to, and learn from and together with smart and talented people.
  • At Taboola, we pride ourselves in making an impact on how people consume content across the world, a culture of transparency, passion, and a diverse, inclusive and friendly work environment.
  • You can get to know us more by visiting our company website, careers site, Taboola Life blog and social media channels; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn

Want to learn more about us, you’re welcome to watch the latest News article about Taboola

Sounds good, how do I apply?

It’s easy, submit your CV by clicking the “Apply” button below.

Taboola is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity in all forms. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and believe such an environment is critical for success. Employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.