LINUX Systems Engineer

Production IT, LA

Join Taboola's tech team as a Linux Systems Engineer!
Read something interesting online to day? There's a good chance it reached you because of our technology.
Taboola is the world's leading content discovery platform, serving 360B recommendations to over 1B unique visitors each month on the web's most innovative publisher sites, including NBC, USA Today, The Weather Channel, Tribune and Fox Sports.
About You: You are a savvy systems engineer with a diverse background in big data environments. 
In this Job: You will build and scale Taboola's production infrastructure, focusing specifically on the Linux environment.
Requirements: 

  • 5 years systems administration experience working in a Linux environment, particularly CentOS
  • Experience in big data environments such as Cassandra and Hadoop
  • Expert knowledge in bash scripting and ability to code in Ruby, Python, or Perl
  • Experience working with common monitoring and configuration management tools such as Puppet,Nagios,Graphite, Sensu, Foreman
  • Configuration and maintenance of common applications such as Nginx, Squid, NFS, DHCP, SSH, Bind, and SNMP
  • Virtualization,storage systems and network experience- a plus
  • Ability to function well in a globally distributed team 

Responsibilities:

  • Combine open-source and commercial technologies to build services that will positively impact the business 
  • Work in a heterogeneous environment, containing diverse operating systems and applications
  • Leverage the scale and complexity of Taboola recommendation infrastructure
  • Serve as the final escalation point for issues related to IT Linux systems
  • Produce systems that are scalable, automated, and well-documented
  • Work closely with developers in troubleshooting, software releases, and supporting new features and services
  • Participate in 24/7 on call rotation

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Media Sales Manager

Media Sales, LA

Join Taboola's performance marketing team as a Media Sales Manager!
Read something interesting online to day? There's a good chance it reached you because of our technology.
Taboola is the world's leading content discovery platform, serving 360B recommendations to over 1B unique visitors each month on the web's most innovative publisher sites, including NBC, USA Today, The Weather Channel, Tribune and Fox Sports.
About You: You are a savvy salesperson with a hunter mentality and an entrepreneurial spirit.
In this Job: You'll be a part of our performance marketing team, focused on brands and agencies in a specific US based geographic territory. You will achieve your goals by getting your hands dirty, while having fun along the way!
Requirements: 

  • 3 + years of experience selling digital media, with a focus on performance to brands and agencies
  • Demonstrated experience consistently meeting or exceeding target goals as a hunter, navigating organizational hierarchies and engaging VP and C-level executives to close business
  • Experience in a lead generating sales position, preferably at a digital media company 
  • Strong analytical skills to collect business intelligence by conversing with clients and monitoring/identifying trends in data and in generated reports
  • Understanding of performance and branding campaigns

Responsibilities

  • Independently build a large pipeline of leads to drive RFPs and IOs
  • Build relationships with brand and performance focused agency contacts and explain the power of Taboola’s native, choice based advertising platform
  • Work with sales planning team to build and present proposals to your pipeline of new business prospects
  • Manage a robust pipeline and accurately forecast new business closure rate and revenue booked
  • Interact with the Account Management team to effectively manage client expectations ,ensure successful campaign delivery and help set expectations for future growth potential 

 
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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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UI Designer

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.
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.
 Core Responsibilities:

  • Create mockups of elegant, functional and engaging user interfaces based on business requirements
  • Prototype interactions to demonstrate and test concepts
  • Partner with development teams to guide and support implementation of final designs
  • Provide recommendations based on industry best practices, analytics, and user behavior
  • Advocate for design standards and processes within the organization

Requirements:

  • 3+ years professional responsive web and native mobile design experience
  • Online portfolio of projects that demonstrate superb UI skills and the ability to take projects from concept to completion
  • Knowledge of UI/UX best practices for responsive and mobile design
  • Strong conceptual and creative problem-solving skills
  • Able to handle multiple project deliverables and deadlines
  • Expert knowledge of industry-standard design tools (Sketch, Adobe CC)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with large, high traffic websites a plus
  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS/JS a plus
  • BA in Graphic Design, Multimedia Design or related field a plus
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