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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Media Sales Intern

Media Sales, LA

Taboola is widely recognized as the world’s leading content discovery and distribution platform that now serves over 360 billion editorial and video recommendations to over 1 billion unique visitors every month. 
Publishers, marketers, and agencies leverage Taboola's platform to retain users on their sites, monetize their traffic, and distribute their content to drive high-quality audiences. Taboola's technology analyzes real-time user data (such as geography, device type, referral source, collaborative filtering, and social media trends) to predict the top handful of items a user may want to consume next. Taboola's partners include a wide network of top tier publisher sites, including: MSN, NBC Universal, USA TODAY, Business Insider, Bloomberg and The Weather Channel.
In this position, you’ll be working with our Sales Team, helping them find new media companies to bring into the Taboola family. If you’re driven, excited about the digital space, and ready to roll up your sleeves to pitch in, then we’re really excited to teach you what it takes to succeed!
  
Key Responsibilities:

  • Prospecting: Assist the sales team in finding leads and prospecting for promising. companies as well as sending out first touch point e-mails
  • Mapping and Organization of Salesforce
  • RFPs: Working closely with sales planners the interns will help create decks and proposals for brands and agencies
  • Research Projects: Market research of the competitive landscape and promising advertising verticals

 Requirements:

  • General interest in media sales / Adtech
  • Well versed with Microsoft Office specifically PowerPoint and Excel
  • Detail oriented, and well organized
  • The will and ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment and learn, learn, learn!

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Frontend Engineer

R&D, LA

Taboola is widely recognized as the world’s leading content discovery platform, reaching 750M unique visitors and serving over 300 billion recommendations every month.
Publishers, marketers, and agencies use Taboola to retain users on their site, monetize their traffic and distribute their content to drive high quality audiences. Publishers using Taboola include USA Today, NYTimes, TMZ, Politico.com, BusinessInsider, CafeMom, Billboard.com, Fox Television, Weather.com, Examiner, and many more.
 
You may have seen our tagline on many of our widgets out there -- Content You May Like.
 
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 part of the Front End team you’ll create platform solutions that personalize Publisher pages. 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 on our frontend JavaScript platform to support billions of page views for hundreds of millions of unique users
  • You will develop web platforms, from page level to server side , supporting Taboola's personalization, monetization, and analytic products
  • Collaborate with the Product team on strategy and delivery of technology solutions.
  • Take technical requirements and create solutions accounting for server communication, data computation, DOM manipulation, and UI/UX feasibility

Requirements

  • 3-5 years of advanced Front End Development experience
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Proficient in web application development and writing JavaScript code
  • Experience with standard HTML/DOM, CSS and Cookies including JS manipulation
  • Experience with JQuery, AJAX, HTML5, CSS3, and frameworks like BootStrap, AngularJS, ReactJS, and NodeJS
  • Experience with building lightweight, efficient, cross browser and scalable platform side JavaScript
  • Understanding and experience of Object Oriented design and data structures usage 
  • Working knowledge or previous experience of API creation, SQL, NoSQL is beneficial 

 
 
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Backend Software Engineer, Big Data

R&D, LA

Taboola is widely recognized as the world’s leading content discovery platform, reaching 750M unique visitors and serving over 300 billion recommendations every month.
Publishers, marketers, and agencies use Taboola to retain users on their site, monetize their traffic and distribute their content to drive high quality audiences. Publishers using Taboola include USA Today, NYTimes, TMZ, Politico.com, BusinessInsider, CafeMom, Billboard.com, Fox Television, Weather.com, Examiner, and many more.
 
You may have seen our tagline on many of our widgets out there -- Content You May Like.
 
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 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:

  • Various backend services to support billions of page views for hundreds of millions of unique users generating terabytes of data each day
  • Develop models, algorithms and serving infrastructure to support large-scale data-mining and machine learning systems
  • 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 or more years of experience writing Java code
  • Strong understanding on database concepts
  • Experience with any of the following:  Python, Scala, Spring Framework, Hadoop, Apache Spark, Google Big Query, Cassandra
  • You should have experience with version control systems such as Git, CVS or Subversion
  • Good understanding of backend integration concepts and technologies such as web services, messaging, ESB and securities
  • Proficient at dealing with data and comfortable writing data manipulation applications 
  • You should have strong analytical skills analyzing data and building models and algorithms  

 
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