Software Engineering Intern

R&D, LA

Join our awesome team as an Software Engineering Intern in our Downtown Los Angeles office! This is an opportunity to work on a product that supports billions of page views for hundreds of millions of unique users every day.  You’ll work 40 hours/week, obtain hands-on experience, and potentially start a career with Taboola! Depending on your skills and interests, you’ll join either our front-end or back-end team.
Who We Are:
Taboola is changing the way people around the world connect to content they may like and never knew existed. We now reach over 1B people and our personalization technology, including video generates over 350B monthly recommendations on AOL, MSN, USA Today, NBC, The Weather Channel and thousands of other sites. We're one of the fastest growing tech companies in the world, Headquartered in New York City, with offices in Los Angeles, London, Tel Aviv, New Delhi, Bangkok, São Paulo, Beijing, Shanghai and Tokyo.

Taboola's Downtown Los Angeles office is a tech-hub for our company. We're centrally located just steps from the Pershing Square Metro Station. Engineers in the LA office work on an analytics product for publishers called Taboola Newsroom. It allows authors and editors in newsrooms to see how their articles are performing in real time. Authors can subscribe to actionable alerts to better track events that occur on their articles. Editors can see what is trending on the network, and run automated a/b headline tests on their homepages. The Taboola Newsroom product is written using the latest frontend technology stack including React, Redux and ES6. Our APIs are powered by Node JS and a Java backend that aggregates terabytes of Big Data from the network each day.

Responsibilities:
Front-End

  •      Develop web platforms in JavaScript to support Taboola's products
  •      Take technical requirements and create UI/UX solutions
  •      Work on platform for next-gen analytics products for publishers & newsrooms
  •      Develop web applications in JavaScript using React and Node JS 

Back-End

  •      Develop backend services to support terabytes of data each day
  •      Partner with our Product team to reach optimal technology solutions
  •      Drive the performance of backend applications for real-time processing of data

Requirements:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent, either in-process or recently completed 
  • Nice to Have:
  • Experience with Javascript, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience with JQuery, AJAX, HTML5, CSS3, and frameworks like BootStrap, AngularJS, ReactJS, and NodeJS
  • Experience coding in Java
  • Knowledge of database concepts
  • Experience with any of the following:  Python, Scala, Spring Framework, Hadoop, Apache Spark, Google Big Query, Cassandra
  • Understanding of backend integration concepts and technologies such as web services, messaging, ESB and securities

 

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Implementation Engineer

Professional Services, LA

Taboola is changing the way people around the world connect to content they may like and never knew existed. We now reach over 1B people and our personalization technology, including video generates over 350B monthly recommendations on AOL, MSN, USA Today, NBC, The Weather Channel and thousands of other sites. We're one of the fastest growing tech companies in the world, Headquartered in New York City, with offices in Los Angeles, London, Tel Aviv, New Delhi, Bangkok, São Paulo, Beijing, Shanghai and Tokyo.
Taboola's Downtown Los Angeles office is a tech-hub for our company. We're centrally located just steps from the Pershing Square Metro Station. Engineers in the LA office work on an analytics product for publishers called Taboola Newsroom. It allows authors and editors in newsrooms to see how their articles are performing in real time. Authors can subscribe to actionable alerts to better track events that occur on their articles. Editors can see what is trending on the network, and run automated a/b headline tests on their homepages. The Taboola Newsroom product is written using the latest frontend technology stack including React, Redux and ES6. Our APIs are powered by Node JS and a Java backend that aggregates terabytes of Big Data from the network each day.
We're looking for a top-notch Implementation Engineer to join our team in LA. In this role you will work closely with our premium clients to develop customized, UI-focused product features. You’ll be responsible for product innovations, product iterations and work very closely with the client's technical team. This role could be ideal for a consulting "road warrior" looking for slightly less travel, as this role will require approximately 25% travel to the client's office in Seattle, WA. 
 Responsibilities

  • Support premium clients in integrations of customized features through S2S integrations
  • Developing highly customized user interfaces for web-based applications (using HTML, CSS and Java Script)
  • Collaborate with the business teams to iterate on the design and implementation of our product
  • Working closely with R&D and product team on highly technical, complex integrations
  • Partner closely, both onsite and remotely, with the client's technical team 

Requirements

  • BS, preferably in Computer Science or similar technical field
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in an engineering / development / coding role with web-based technologies
  • Knowledgeable in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and SQL
  • Business and technical communication skills are imperative for interfacing with clients, both at the engineer and management level
  • Ability to work independently with a remote manager
  • Ability to work in a close-knit team environment, as well as organizational ability for multitasking and flexibility
  • A team player with motivation, ambition and innovative ideas
  • Autodidact, capable of learning complicated ideas independently
  • Occasional travel to the home R&D office of Taboola based in Israel
  • Frequent travel to the client site (25% or more)

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Newsroom Engagement Manager

Sales Operations, LA

Newsroom Engagement Manager
Taboola is changing the way people around the world connect to content they may like and never knew existed. We now reach over 1B people and our personalization technology, including video generates over 350B monthly recommendations on Aol, MSN, USA Today, NBC, The Weather Channel and thousands of other sites. We're one of the fastest growing tech companies in the world, Headquartered in New York City, with offices in Los Angeles, London, Tel Aviv, New Delhi, Bangkok, São Paulo, Beijing, Shanghai and Tokyo.
Taboola's Downtown Los Angeles office is a tech-hub for our company. We're centrally located just steps from the Pershing Square Metro Station. Engineers in the LA office work on an analytics product for publishers called Taboola Newsroom. It allows authors and editors in newsrooms to see how their articles are performing in real time. Authors can subscribe to actionable alerts to better track events that occur on their articles. Editors can see what is trending on the network and run automated a/b headline tests on their home pages. The Taboola Newsroom product is written using the latest frontend technology stack including React, Redux and ES6. Our APIs are powered by Node JS and a Java backend that aggregates terabytes of Big Data from the network each day.
Taboola is looking for a dedicated, experienced Newsroom Engagement Manager with editorial & site metrics experience to consult with and train editorial teams using Taboola Newsroom.  The Engagement Manager will serve as a strategic partner to editorial teams. The Newsroom Engagement Manager will work with the Editorial teams at premium publishers to train, deploy and encourage use of Taboola’s Newsroom suite of analytics and insight tools.  The Engagement Manager will also work in close coordination with Account & Project Managers to support the sales, implementation and launch of the Taboola Newsroom product.  
To be effective with Taboola's Newsroom, you need a strong background in digital news at a premium publisher. You need to be naturally inquisitive and excited about the editorial value our customers achieve with our products and services. We take pride in our professionalism, integrity, and ability to deliver real value to our customers. This is an exciting opportunity to play an important role in a very successful and rapidly growing company.
Responsibilities & Skills:

  • Establish strong relationships through ongoing conversations at all levels of the news organization and become a trusted advisor to senior editors.
  • Understand the publisher’s editorial objectives and map Taboola platform capabilities to the needs of the organization.
  • Provide ongoing training and consulting to editorial teams on audience development best practices using Taboola Newsroom.
  • Develop relationships at all levels across the editorial team, especially at the senior level.
  • Work closely with internal Taboola teams and communicate / advocate editorial needs internally to the Product Management team.
  • Manage the preparation and presentation of performance reports and market insights to partners to further support growth opportunities and recommendations.
  • Partner with the Publisher Account Team and Media to further drive value proposition for Publishers, and ensure customer satisfaction with Taboola platform and services.

Requirements:

  • BA/BS required
  • 7+ years of digital news experience.
  • A solid understanding of news operations, CMS's & site metrics, including the language & culture of the newsroom.
  • Outstanding communications and relationship management skills.
  • Strong analytic skills & experience, especially when it comes to how analytics are used by editors, producers and reporters to support decisions and actions.
  • High attention to detail, organized with strong communication skills.
  • Strong self-starter with the will and ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment and learn, learn, learn!
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate, train and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of an editorial organization.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail.

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Senior Product Manager – Editorial

Product Management, LA

Taboola is one of fastest-growing global tech companies. Taboola Choice empowers hundreds of millions of people and thousands of publishers to personalize the Web. We enable publishers to drive editorial voice and brand safety while giving consumers the choice to personalize their content discovery experience. We engage over 1B online users, and deliver more than 300B content recommendations every month! As well as being one of the fastest growing Startups in Israel, we are also growing our world reach, with offices in NY, London, Tel Aviv, LA, Bangkok, New Delhi, Sao Paulo and more.
Taboola is looking for a Sr Product manager to lead its Editorial products. The Sr Product Manager will conceptualize, plan and drive to execution Taboola’s Editorial products, to secure and cement strategic relationships with editors across the globe, answering existing needs and predicting future ones.
Responsibilities:

  • Define the product strategy and roadmap for Taboola Editorial products, partnering with sales, account managers, business developments and clients worldwide.
  • Be a hands-on product manager – own and execute the full cycle of product development – from conception, in depth data analysis and writing specs, through close work with R&D and data scientists to ensure accurate execution and up to supervising version launches and following up on production and implementation issues.  
  • Work closely with sales and marketing teams as well as strategic clients to push new products and features to market as well as to analyze needs and implement new tools and products accordingly.

 Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in Product management.
  • Experience working in an online media company is mandatory. Experience working on editorial products is a plus.
  • BA/BsC in Computer Science, journalism, new media or equivalent.
  • Strong understanding of product development, UX, R&D development processes and business needs.
  • Experience working with remote teams – a plus
  • Manage a team of product managers, analysts and UX designers
  • Willingness to travel frequently (at least once every two months)
  • Strong analytic abilities, skilled in solving complex problems
  • Organized and methodical
  • Superb team player
  • Strong communication skills

 

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Backend Software Engineer, Big Data

R&D, LA

Taboola is changing the way people around the world connect to content they may like and never knew existed. We now reach over 1B people and our personalization technology, including video generates over 350B monthly recommendations on AOL, MSN, USA Today, NBC, The Weather Channel and thousands of other sites. We're one of the fastest growing tech companies in the world, Headquartered in New York City, with offices in Los Angeles, London, Tel Aviv, New Delhi, Bangkok, São Paulo, Beijing, Shanghai and Tokyo.
Taboola's Downtown Los Angeles office is a tech-hub for our company. We're centrally located just steps from the Pershing Square Metro Station. Engineers in the LA office work on an analytics product for publishers called Taboola Newsroom. It allows authors and editors in newsrooms to see how their articles are performing in real time. Authors can subscribe to actionable alerts to better track events that occur on their articles. Editors can see what is trending on the network, and run automated a/b headline tests on their homepages. The Taboola Newsroom product is written using the latest frontend technology stack including React, Redux and ES6. Our APIs are powered by Node JS and a Java backend that aggregates terabytes of Big Data from the network each day.
 
Our Engineering Team builds high-scale, web and mobile e-commerce applications that run non-stop around the globe. We work in small collaborative teams to architect massively scalable and reliable systems. As part of our Los Angeles R&D team, you'll use a variety of technologies and development practices to build robust and scalable platforms. It helps if you know the common architecture of a distributed system and be able to build one, scale it up and fix any performance, scalability and reliability issues.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Work in a SCRUM environment designing, coding, and managing integration projects from conception to completion
  • Supervise at least two mid-level developers 
  • 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 realtime processing of data

 Requirements:

  • BS/Master in computer science or equivalent
  • 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

  Bonus Points: 

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

 
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