Algorithm Team Lead - Taiwan



Taipei City, Taiwan
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

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

What is the key purpose of a Algorithm Team Lead? As a Algorithm Team Lead in the R&D group, you will be instrumental in developing and maintaining advanced software productivity tools and services using cutting-edge AI technologies. You’ll leverage the latest generative AI workflows, LLM models, and RAG-based workflows to create innovative AI solutions, directly influencing how billions of people discover the internet.

What skills and qualifications do I need? For this role, it is essential that you have:

  • M.Sc. (PhD. a plus) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or a related field
  • 2+ years of experience in managing research, data science or engineering teams with good interpersonal skills
  • 4+ years of work experience in developing end-to-end data science solutions and pipelines as a leader or major contributor
  • Great problem solving and critical thinking abilities
  • Positive attitude and high communication abilities
  • Ability to mentor and give constructive feedback to their team members, that will help them achieve their career goals
  • Ability to make solid decisions based on the availability of resources and technical difficulty of the tasks

Nice to have:

  • Experience in developing models using deep learning techniques and tools
  • Experience in developing software within a distributed computation framework

What will I be doing on a day-to-day basis? As a Algorithm Team Lead, you will:

  • Influence directly the way billions of people discover the internet
  • Lead a team of professionals that will lead innovative solutions to new products in Taboola
  • Be responsible for the entire machine learning life-cycle in the company: staying up to date with academic advancements, prototyping of new ideas, and implementing machine and deep learning based algorithms in a high scale production environment
  • Be responsible for the career growth of employees in your team
  • Actively participate in the development process working closely with all stakeholders
  • Get exposed to new technologies and utilize them to construct and improve scalable production-grade solutions that impact the business
  • Be part of the algorithmic management team which is in charge of our growth and defining our development practices
  • Apply your scientific knowledge and creativity to analyze large volumes of diverse data and develop algorithms to solve complex problems

Our Tech Stack: Python, Keras, Java, TensorFlow, Spark, Kafka, Cassandra, HDFS, ElasticSearch, AirFlow, BigQuery, Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes and Docker

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. 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.