JavaScript Engineer, Demand



Software Engineering
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Friday, March 22, 2024

Taboola, the world’s largest content recommendation platform, is hiring a JavaScript Engineer to work on Taboola’s flagship recommendations product.

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

  • Work on Taboola’s recommendations ad formats and user experience – the backbone of the products of the company which stands at the intersection of end-users, publishers and advertisers
  • Be responsible for creating, testing, deploying, monitoring, analyzing and maintaining all of a variety of new & innovative ad formats that reach billions of users and are used by thousands of advertisers (carousel, app install, video ads and many more)
  • Make professional decisions based on big data and performance metrics of billions of users, while putting emphasis on business & page performance KPIs
  • Collaborate with the Product, Data and UX team throughout the company to iterate on the design and implementation of our product.
  • Stay up to date with latest browser features, Web APIs and related technologies such as Web Components, Lighthouse & Google Core Web Vitals, CDNs, A/B Testing at scale and many, many more

Our Tech Stack:

JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML, CSS, Karma, Jasmine, Gulp, Selenium & Playwright, NPM, Babel, Git, Grafana, BigQuery, MySQL

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

  • 5+ years programming experience in web development. Good understanding of vanilla JavaScript, CSS and HTML is a must. TypeScript knowledge is an advantage
  • Experience with cross browser and multi device support – both responsiveness and feature support
  • Familiarity with advanced “low-level” javascript/web concepts such as Event Loop, Performance API, XHR/JSONP, Browser paint cycle
  • Basic level of understanding of web fundamentals such as HTTP methods & headers, CDN & DNS, how HTTP servers work
  • Team player, able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and an independent learner
  • BSc in Computer Science or equivalent

It would be great if you also have: ֿ

  • Familiarity with any of the following: Google AMP, Lighthouse, ReactJS, Gulp/Rollup/Webpack, NPM, Java, Maven, Go Lang, Docker, BigQuery, MySQL, Kusto, Grafana
  • Familiarity with methodologies such as Agile, Lean Startup, CI/CD, DevOps, TDD, Extreme Programming, SCRUM

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 and learn more about #TaboolaLife on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, & the Taboola Life Blog.

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.