Data Science Intern

R&D, LA

Join our awesome team as a Data Science Intern, located in our Downtown Los Angeles office! This is an opportunity to utilize advanced algorithms and deep machine learning 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 availability, we're seeking Spring and Summer interns. 
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.
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.
Responsibilities:

  • Identify Data Science solutions for various product initiatives
  • Design and build predictive customer behavior models for targeting and personalization
  • Implement the applicable Machine Learning or statistics based algorithm for prediction and optimization
  • Present findings to product team and technical team leads in a clear and actionable way.  
  • Build and maintain code to populate HDFS, Hadoop with log from Kafka or data loaded from SQL production systems.  
  • Design, build and support algorithms of data transformation, conversion, computation on Hadoop, Spark and other distributed Big Data Systems

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor or Advanced Degree in-process in Statistics, Computer Science, or related field 
  • Prior internships or experience in statistics, data mining and predictive modeling 
  • Programming experience in Java/Scala and/or Python 
  • Experience with Hadoop stack (HIVE, Pig, Hadoop streaming) and MapReduce preferred 
  • Experience with HBase or comparable NoSQL
  • Experience implementing real-time machine learning and data mining algorithms
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Sr. Data Scientist

R&D, LA

Taboola is one of fastest-growing global tech companies. Taboola 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 global reach, with offices in NY, London, Tel Aviv, LA, Bangkok, New Delhi, Sao Paulo and more.
Taboola’s 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 a Sr. Data Scientist at Taboola you will work in our DTLA office with a very talented and tight knit team, utilizing some of the latest technology and tools.  
In this role you will;
Identify and propose Data Science solutions for various product initiatives. Design and build predictive customer behavior models for targeting and personalization. Implement the applicable Machine Learning or statistics based algorithm for prediction and optimization and deliver the trained model to production. Present findings to product team and technical team leads in a clear and actionable way.  Build and maintain code to populate HDFS, Hadoop with log from Kafka or data loaded from SQL production systems.  Design, build and support algorithms of data transformation, conversion, computation on Hadoop, Spark and other distributed Big Data Systems
Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in statistics, data mining and predictive modeling required
  • 5+ years of programming experience in Java/Scala and/or Python required
  • Experience with Hadoop stack (HIVE, Pig, Hadoop streaming) and MapReduce
  • Experience with HBase or comparable NoSQL
  • SQL & database experience
  • Experience in collecting data from/exposing data to various data sources and services (API, JSON, XML)
  • Experience in implementing real-time machine learning and data mining algorithms in large scale environments a big plus
  • Experience with Google products especially Google Cloud Storage, Google Analytics and Google Big Query a big plus
  • Great communication skills and ability to explain data and analysis to a variety of audiences
  • Bachelor’s degree in quantitative or related field 

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Implementation Engineer

Delivery, 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.
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. Periodic travel to Tel Aviv, Israel will also be required. 
This position is located in Taboola's Downtown Los Angeles office,  a tech-hub for our company. We're centrally located just steps from the Pershing Square Metro Station. 
 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
  • Familiarity with REST Web Service integrations 
  • 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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Director, Product - Editorial

Product Management, LA

Taboola is one of fastest-growing global tech companies. Taboola 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 global reach, with offices in NY, London, Tel Aviv, LA, Bangkok, New Delhi, Sao Paulo and more.
We are looking for a Director of Product to lead our Editorial product known as Taboola Newsroom. You will conceptualize, plan, and drive the execution of Taboola Newsroom to secure strategic relationships with editors across the globe.
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, while leading the direction of a growing team. 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

  • 7+ years in Product management
  • Experience working in an Editorial environment 
  • BA/BsC in Computer Science, journalism, new media or equivalent
  • Strong understanding of product development, UX, R&D development and business needs
  • Experience managing team members
  • Willingness to travel frequently (approximately once/month or more)
  • Strong analytic abilities; Organized and methodical; Hyper-intellectual and intuitive

Bonus Points:

  • Ideal candidate will have worked in a Newsroom, then moved into a Product-focused role 
  • Experience working with remote teams

 

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