Software Engineer, Infrastructure- Taiwan



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Taipei City, Taiwan
Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024

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

What is the key purpose of a Software Engineer?

As a Software Engineer in the Infrastructure Engineering R&D group, you will be instrumental in developing and maintaining one of the largest real-time high-scale operations in the world. You'll have end-to-end ownership over our services, collaborating with a team of bright software engineers to directly influence how billions of people discover the internet.

What skills and qualifications do I need?

For this role, it is essential that you have:

  • 5+ years of programming experience in Java or equivalent Object-Oriented language
  • Experience developing large-scale distributed systems
  • Deep understanding of strong Computer Science fundamentals including object-oriented design, data structures, systems, applications programming, and multithreading programming
  • Production systems understanding
  • Experience with SQL and No-SQL databases
  • High proficiency in a Linux environment
  • Proven ability to work effectively across multiple teams
  • BS.c in computer science or equivalent experience

Nice to have:

  • Experience in Big Data tools
  • Knowledge in algorithms, data mining, and machine learning

What will I be doing on a day-to-day basis?

As a Software Engineer, you will:

  • Develop and maintain one of the largest real-time high-scale operations in the world, supporting over 1.4B users and >500,000 requests per second, with 150TB of new data every day
  • Own the end-to-end process: design, develop, deploy, measure, and maintain our services
  • Solve production issues in the framework code
  • Collaborate closely with a team of bright software engineers
  • Directly influence the way billions of people discover the internet
  • Roll out custom solutions such as Cassandra compaction strategy, Kafka consumer, and metrics pipeline Implement anomaly detection engines and authentication services

Our Tech Stack:

Java, Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, Cassandra, Vertica, MySQL, HDFS, BigQuery, Docker, Linux, Kubernetes, Prometheus, Metrictank, Grafana, Airflow, Redis

This is us!

You will work with:

  • The people who wrote the first lines of code in Taboola (and many many more lines after that)
  • The proud owner of a beer brewery
  • People who are deeply familiar with the code of Kafka, Cassandra, AirFlow, Prometheus and Spark (including committing back)
  • Famous internal Taboola hackathon winners
  • The designers and implementers of a offheap, zero GC, Custom Kafka Producer which cumulatively sends ~100B messages / day
  • 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

Why Taboola?

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, and learn from and together with smart and talented people. We work with some of the biggest names in the business. Our publisher partners include Yahoo, Conde Nast, Fox Sports, NBCU, ESPN, CBS, and E! Online. Our advertiser clients include Wells Fargo, Honda, Pinterest, Expedia, and Honda. Taboola offers generous health, medical, and dental coverage, 401k matching, and various wellness benefits. Additionally, our offices in Ramat Gan and Beer Sheva provide a hybrid work model with flexibility to work from home a few days a week, with plans to expand to additional locations such as Jerusalem. Learn more about TaboolaLife on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, & the Taboola Life Blog.

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. #LI-Hybrid