Data Engineer



Software Engineering, Data Science
Taipei City, Taiwan
Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Curious about what it’s like to work at the world’s number 1 discovery platform as a Data Engineer in Production IT? We’re glad you asked!Taboola, the world’s largest content recommendation platform, is hiring a Data Infrastructure Engineer.What are some of the things you do on a day-to-day basis?

  • Determine database structural requirements by analyzing R&D operations, applications, and programming; reviewing objectives with relevant business units; evaluating current systems;
  • Develop database solutions by designing proposed systems; defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, security, backup, monitoring and recovery specifications.
  • Maintain database performance by identifying and resolving production and application development problems; calculating optimum values for parameters; evaluating, integrating, and installing new releases; completing maintenance;..
  • Provide database support by coding utilities, responding to user questions, and resolving problems.
  • Developing automation tools for large clusters maintenance
  • Maintains Cassandra Clusters, Vertica Clusters ,HDFS and large scale MySQL databases.

What are the skills a good Data Infrastructure Engineer needs to have?

  • 5 years experience with relational/analytical databases (MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, Vertica, ClickHouse)
  • 2 years experience with NoSQL platforms such as MongoDB, Cassandra, Hadoop, Elasticsearch and such.
  • Scripting knowledge (we love python 😀)
  • In-depth Linux system knowledge
  • Able to work independently
  • See the large picture
  • Excellent English
  • Team player

Nice to have:

  • Experience in web facing environments
  • Puppet Knowledge
  • Vertica Experience

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 TaboolaSounds 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.