Data Engineer, Budapest



Data Science
Budapest, Hungary
Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024

Curious about what it’s like to work at the world’s number 1 discovery platform as a Data Infrastructure Engineer? We’re glad you asked!

Gravity R&D (or shortly Gravity) was 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.

Taboola is one of the fastest-growing global tech companies. We engage over 300M online users every month, and deliver more than 5B content recommendations every single day. We are a global company and have offices in NY, London, Tel Aviv, Los Angeles, Budapest, Taipei, New Delhi and Bangkok.

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

  • Determine data structural requirements by analyzing R&D operations, applications, and programming. Aligning objectives with the business needs, and evaluating existing systems.
  • Craft innovative data solutions by conceptualizing and designing proposed systems. Specify the physical structure and functional capabilities of the data engine, incorporating robust security measures, backup protocols, monitoring systems, and recovery strategies.
  • Maintain data performance by identifying and resolving production and application development problems. Continuously fine-tune parameters to achieve peak efficiency, assess, integrate, and implement new releases
  • Offer comprehensive database support through utility coding, prompt response to user inquiries, and effective resolution of issues.
  • Create automation tools for maintaining large clusters more efficiently.
  • Maintain Cassandra, Vertica, HDFS, HBase and large scale MySQL databases.

What are the skills a good Software 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)
  • Linux expertise
  • Able to work independently
  • See the large picture
  • Excellent English
  • Team player

Nice to have

  • Experience in web facing environments
  • Puppet/Ansible Knowledge

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.