Sr. Backend Engineer-Taiwan



Software Engineering
Taipei City, Taiwan
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

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

What is the key purpose of a Senior Backend Engineer?

As a Senior Backend Engineer working on the R&D Team in our Taiwan office, you will contribute to building and improving Taboola’s recommendation infrastructure. Currently, Taboola is serving 360 billion recommendations to over 1 billion unique visitors each month on the web’s most innovative publisher sites. As you can imagine, this team is crucial for Taboola’s cookie-less future and contributes to our publishers and advertisers success.

What skills and qualifications do I need?

For this role it is essential that you have:

  • 5+ years of hands-on Java coding.
  • Strong understanding of database concepts.
  • Experience with any of the following: Java, Python, Scala, Spring Framework, Hadoop, Apache Spark, Google Big Query, Cassandra.
  • Experience with version control systems such as Git, CVS or Subversion.
  • Thorough understanding of backend integration concepts and technologies such as web services, messaging, ESB and securities.

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Experience developing models, algorithms and infrastructure to support large-scale data-mining and machine learning systems.

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

As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will:

  • Work in a SCRUM environment designing, coding, and managing integration projects from conception to completion.
  • Develop backend services to support billions of page views for hundreds of millions of unique users generating terabytes of data each day.
  • You will work closely with our Product team to reach optimal technology solutions.
  • Drive the performance of backend applications for real time processing of data.
  • Supervise at least two mid-level developers.

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.