Data Engineer(DBA)


Curious about what it’s like to work at the world’s number 1 discovery platform as a Data Engineer ? We’re glad you asked!
Taboola, the world’s largest content recommendation platform, is hiring a Data Engineer.


What are some of the things you do on a day-to-day basis?

  • Advise on the optimal database design by analyzing application behavior and business requirements
  • Design data flow processes
  • Proactively monitor and optimize database queries, processes, tables and resources
  • Initiate and lead cross-group optimization processes
  • Write utilities and design dashboards that will help us maintain, monitor and optimize the Taboola production database environment and data pipeline
  • Develop automation tools for large cluster maintenance
  • Face challenges such as scale, visibility and automation
  • Be involved in both development and infrastructure projects

Our Tech Stack:

Vertica, MySQL, Hbase, HDFS, Kafka, Spark, Cassandra, BigQuery, ElasticSearch, Grafana

What are the skills a good Data Engineer needs to have? 

  • Deep understanding of performance tuning techniques for relational databases, preferably MySQL/Vertica
  • In-depth Linux system knowledge
  • Experience working with scripting languages like Bash, Perl or Python
  • Self motivated, eager to learn, loves challenges
  • Able to work independently
  • Excellent English

It would be great if you also have:

  • Vertica/HBase/Cassandra/Elastic Experience
  • Hands-on experience with NoSQL databases
  • Good understanding of infrastructure components, storage, networking and server hardware
  • Working experience with queuing systems, preferably Kafka
  • Experience in web facing environments

Why Tabooola?

  • If you ask our employees what they love about Taboola, they will tell you that here they are able to discover their best professional self, 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 clients include Business Insider, NBC, Wells Fargo, Adidas, and more.
  • Taboola NYC offers generous health, medical and dental coverage, 401k matching, a fully-stocked kitchen, and various gym partnerships. 

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.