Senior Backend Engineer, Taboola News



Software Engineering
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

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

Taboola, the world’s largest content recommendation platform, is hiring a Senior Backend Engineer for the Taboola News group.

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

  • Develop one of the largest real time big data operation in the world to support over 140TB of new data every day
  • Have end to end ownership: Design, build, ship, measure and maintain our products for the biggest OEMs in the world.
  • Work in a mini-startup environment where you are involved in every aspect of the product development lifecycle, from design to implementation, testing, deployment, KPI measurements and product iterations.
  • Work on Taboola News’ products such as: Content Recommendation, Monetization, Personalization and much more which influence millions of users worldwide.

Our Tech Stack:

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

What are the skills a good Senior Backend Engineer needs to have?

  • 6+ years programming experience in Java or equivalent Object-Oriented language (preferably Java + Spring)
  • BSc in computer science or equivalent
  • Experienced in designing and developing large scale distributed systems
  • Deep understanding and strong Computer Science fundamentals: object-oriented design, data structures, applications programming and multithreading programming
  • Able to technically lead and mentor other team members

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.
  • 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.