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Software Engineer Intern- Budapest

Taboola

Taboola

Software Engineering
Budapest, Hungary
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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

Our Budapest office, formerly known as Gravity R&D, now serves as Taboola Budapest, the R&D hub for Central Europe. We are offering three distinct internship opportunities for talented individuals.

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER INTERN

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

  • Developing recommendation systems
  • Developing internal and external dashboards
  • Developing a system to facilitate customer integration processes
  • Developing a monitoring system
  • Developing other smaller or larger projects independently or in a team
  • Fully testing, documenting, and maintaining the products mentioned above

Our Tech Stack:

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

What are the skills a good Software Developer Intern needs to have?

  • Knowledge of Java or Python
  • Basic knowledge of SQL
  • Willingness to learn new technologies
  • Technical level of English language proficiency
  • Reliable, open, flexible, and proactive personality
  • Desire to learn and develop professionally

Nice to haves include:

  • Interest in artificial intelligence and recommendation systems
  • Hardcore table football, ping pong, or darts skills

FRONT-END DEVELOPER INTERN

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

  • Developing web applications:
    • Displaying statistics
    • Building data editors
    • Creating other interactive interfaces
  • Integrating 3rd-party applications (e.g. payment solutions)
  • Developing the appearance of internal and external dashboards
  • Working on various projects either independently or as part of a team
  • Fully testing, documenting, and maintaining the products mentioned above

Our Tech Stack:

Javascript, C#, React, Vue, Java, Python, Spring, Spark, Kafka

What are the skills a good Front-end Developer Intern needs to have?

  • Knowledge of Javascript, HTML, and CSS
  • Basic knowledge of SQL
  • Communicative level of English
  • Reliable, open-minded, flexible, and proactive personality
  • Willingness to learn

Nice to haves include:

  • Knowledge of Java or Python
  • Experience with Angular/React
  • Knowledge of Vue3
  • Experience in web development
  • Interest in UI design
  • Interest in artificial intelligence and recommendation systems
  • Hardcore table football, ping pong, or darts skills

ALGORITHM ENGINEER INTERN

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

  • Analyzing customer data
  • Fine-tuning and optimizing recommendation systems
  • Fine-tuning and testing algorithms
  • Presenting results of analysis, preparing reports

Our Tech Stack:

Java, Python, Cassandra, MySQL, ClickHouse, Vertica, Redash

What are the skills a good Algorithm Engineer Intern needs to have?

  • Mathematical foundations (especially matrix algebra and probability theory) and algorithm theory
  • Knowledge of data mining and machine learning
  • Basic knowledge of Java and/or Python
  • SQL knowledge
  • Technical level of English language proficiency
  • Independent, creative, accurate, precise, and focused work

Nice to haves include:

  • Knowledge of scalable algorithms
  • Knowledge of Jupyter Notebook
  • Interest in artificial intelligence and neural networks
  • Knowledge of recommendation systems
  • Hardcore table football, ping pong, or darts skills

Why Taboola?

  • Taboola is the world’s leading recommendation platform with a strong financial background reaching over 500 million daily active users. The company, listed on NASDAQ (ticker: TBLA), had 1.44 billion USD (cca. 500 billion HUF) revenue in 2023. We acquired the Hungarian personalization start-up, Gravity R&D in 2022, to be the basis of our Central European R&D development center, into which we are now seeking interns.
  • 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 (Taboola), LinkedIn (Taboola Budapest)

Want to learn more about us, you’re welcome to watch this video about Taboola or check out our Youtube channel for even more.

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.

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