Frontend Engineer

R&D, LA

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.
We are hiring a Frontend Engineer to join our R&D Team in Downtown LA. Our team in LA builds Taboola Newsroom that is utilized internally at publishers to power their newsrooms. Using taboola’s predictive engine and massive data set of over 1B internet users, Taboola Newsroom helps writers, editors and special-interest teams make informed decisions to increase readership all in real time. 

As part of the Front End team you’ll create web applications that are used internally at publishers to power their newsrooms. You will be responsible for managing data from data stores, writing efficient algorithms, API in middleware and building frontend web applications using some of the latest technology. Previous full stack development experience including database schema design, API creation, native JavaScript and one or more recent web component based JS libraries such as React or Angular is beneficial.
Our Tech Stack:
HTML/HTML5, Cookies/Local Storage, CSS/CSS3, AJAX communication and DOM manipulation, JavaScript/ES5/ES6, React JS, React Native and/or Google Chrome Extensions, MySQL

In this job you will:

  • You will work on frontend JavaScript based web applications used in newsrooms of publishers around the world providing real time analytics, insights and automation of their homepage. 
  • Take technical requirements and create solutions accounting for server communication, data computation, DOM manipulation, and UI/UX feasibility
  • Handle visual, responsive implementation of features provided by our product designer(s) using CSS, React JS, React Native and/or Google Chrome Extensions.
  • Build, troubleshoot and support production applications in a timely manner from a distributed architecture amongst international data centers, caching layers, cross services, APIs and through multiple databases.
  • Deliver projects meeting requirements from Product team in a timely manner, abiding by coding standards and re-usable architecture.
  • Have end to end ownership: Design, build, ship, measure and maintain our frontend system
  • Influence directly on the way billions of people discover the internet

Requirements:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent. Self-taught or coding school applicants will be considered with existing extensive experience in web application development.
  • 3+ years programming experience with building frontend web components using JavaScript and JS libraries like React or Angular
  • Experience in building platform side JavaScript that is lightweight, efficient, scalable, non-interfering and cross browser compatible
  • Production systems understanding (system architecture of web products)
  • Passion for solving problems, and working very close to the business
  • Proven ability to work effectively across multiple teams

Nice to have:

  • Experience developing large scale frontend distributed systems using data centers, caching layers, APIs, and multiple databases
  • Experience with API creation, design and data manipulation using Node JS or similar server side language
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL (mysql / Vertica / Cassandra)
  • Experience with mobile app development using React JS

 
 
 
 
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Manager, Media Sales

Media Sales, LA

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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.
Taboola, the world’s largest content recommendation platform, is hiring a Manager, Media Sales.
Role Description:
We are seeking a Manager, SMB Media Sales, who will mentor and drive day-to-day productivity of an inside sales team of media sellers, with varying levels of individual sales and industry experience, calling on our small- and medium-sized advertiser segments.
This individual will contribute to our continued growth by advocating the power of our platform to qualified brand, agency, publisher and direct response advertisers, and by coaching sales associates and sales executives in their efforts doing the same.  A successful candidate will showcase a passion to learn, will put his or her people and customers first, and will conduct oneself with patience, resolve and a sense of professional urgency.
In this role, the Manager, SMB Media Sales will have every opportunity to grow as an aspiring sales leader, by coaching and motivating direct reports, perfecting an ability to identify/communicate value and dictate change in prospect and client behavior, and scaling a sales organization supporting the continued success of a leading player within a fast-paced industry.
Responsibilities:

  • Drive revenue growth by consistently developing, closing and scaling a pipeline of successful SMB and Middle-Market advertiser opportunities; across brand, agency, publisher and direct response
  • Develop relationships with prospective clients through phone, email, social media, in-person meetings/client entertainment and professional networking events
  • Act as an internal advocate for clients and return client/market-driven insights to Managers and Product, as needed, to make sure Taboola is providing effective solutions and a best-in-class level of service for its partners
  • Learn, evangelize, position, and sell successful advertising strategies, both creative and technical, across a range of industries and types of businesses
  • Mentor and help expedite onboarding for junior- and mid-level sellers, by way of weekly team and one-on-one meetings, regular sales training, and coaching toward professional development
  • Get involved in everyday pipeline development, by ensuring direct reports master the basic principles of Taboola, advertising/digital media, and full funnel pipeline management

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (minimum) from either a college or university
  • 4+ years of experience in sales
  • 1-2 years leadership experience in sales required (or leadership in a similar client-facing role)
  • 2+ years of experience in the digital advertising industry preferred, but not required
  • Passionate about advertising, media, technology and consumer trends
  • Strong business acumen, curiosity to uncover value, and an ability to present and communicate ideas/concepts effectively
  • Ability to exercise consistent emotional intelligence, professionalism and persistence
  • Comfortable working in a team environment, and across departments (e.g. Account Management, Finance, Legal)
  • Ability to navigate and communicate with both internal (Taboola) and external (client) teams
  • Prior experience with Salesforce (or another CRM system) and related productivity tools, as well as reporting

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.
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Media Sales Manager, LA

Media Sales, LA

 360B recommendations to over 1.3B unique visitors each month on the web's most innovative publishers, including MSN, NBC, USA Today, The Weather Channel, Tribune and Fox Sports.
Taboola has created one of the most powerful performance marketing engines in the world. Companies with user acquisition goals rely heavily on Taboola because of its scale, reach, and traffic. Taboola’s exclusive publisher placements, reaching 95% of the US internet population, makes it a must-buy for any performance marketing plan.
We are hiring a Media Sales Manager to be a part of our performance marketing team, focused on brands and agencies in a specific US based geographic territory.
You are a sales person with a hunter mentality and an entrepreneurial spirit. In this role you will achieve your goals by getting your hands dirty, while having fun along the way.
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 the expectation for future potential growth

Requirements

  • 3 - 5 years experience selling digital media with a focus on performance to brands and agencies
  • Demonstrated experience consistently meeting or exceeding target goals, hunting for deals, navigating organizational hierarchies and engaging VP and C-level executives to close business
  • Experience in a lead generating / sales planning / sales position, preferably at a digital media company a huge plus
  • 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

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.
 
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Senior Software Engineer

R&D, LA

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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.
Taboola, the world’s largest content recommendation platform, is hiring a Senior Software Engineer to join our R&D Team in Downtown LA. This team builds Taboola Newsroom, an innovating editorial tool powered by Taboola’s predictive engine and massive data set of over 1B internet users. Taboola Newsroom helps writers, editors and special-interest teams make informed decisions to increase readership. 
Our Senior Software Engineer will be contributing to and working on big data streams based on Apache Spark, processing data in real time and saving it into many different backend storage systems like Hbase or ElasticSearch. Moreover you will help other engineers achieve better scaling by optimizing existing and newer infrastructure projects that rely on Hadoop, Mesos and Kubernetes. Finally you will be directly involved with a skilled team of data scientists in deciding what will be the best algorithms to deliver highly tailored user features.
About you:

  • You are a motivated and well-rounded software engineer that has the following experience:
  • 4+ years programming experience in Java or equivalent Object-Oriented language
  • Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures and data sets.
  • Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, HBase, etc.
  • Spark knowledge, with a specific focus on optimization, data manipulation (rdd, spark sql queries) and persistence (hdfs, parquet, HBase) -a plus
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL
  • Strongly self-motivated and self-driven, a good team player and someone already attuned with the Taboola engineering culture
  • Nice to have is some familiarity with scrum-based development

In this job you will:

  • Design, develop and maintain big data software pipelines
  • Being involved in team discussions about projects that requires data science and machine learning computation
  • Architect and supervise complex data workflows based on data integration between Kafka, Apache Spark, Hbase and other similar systems
  • Solve and enhance bottlenecks in the software stack by devising scalable distributed solution between different internal data centers and various cloud providers (like Google and AWS)
  • Supervise, direct and mentor more junior developers

 
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.
 
 
 
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Software Engineer

R&D, LA

Read something interesting online today? 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.
Taboola, the world’s largest content recommendation platform, is hiring a Software Engineer to join our R&D Team in Downtown LA. This team builds Taboola Newsroom, an innovating editorial tool powered by Taboola’s predictive engine and massive data set of over 1B internet users. Taboola Newsroom helps writers, editors and special-interest teams make informed decisions to increase readership. 
In this job you will:

  • Develop one of the largest real time big data operations in the world to support over 40TB of new data every day
  • Have end to end ownership: Design, build, ship, measure and maintain our backend services
  • Collaborate with the brightest software engineers team members
  • Influence directly on the way billions of people discover the internet
  • Work on projects such as: Internet Personalization, Content Feed, Real Time Bidding, Video Recommendations and much more

Our Tech Stack:
Java, Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, Cassandra, Vertica, MySQL, HDFS, BigQuery, Docker, Linux.
About you:

  • 3+ years programming experience in Java or equivalent Object-Oriented language(preferably Java 8+Spring)
  • Production systems understanding (system architecture of web products)
  • Passion for solving problems, and working very close to the business
  • Proven ability to work effectively across multiple teams

Nice to have:

  • Experience developing large scale distributed systems
  • Experienced with Kafka/docker/k8s
  • Deep understanding with web systems (API / REST / NGINX)
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL (mysql / Vertica / Cassandra)
  • Experience in Big Data tools (BQ / zeppelin etc)
  • Knowledge in algorithms, data-mining and machine learning

 
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Software Engineer, Backend Intern

R&D, LA

Read something interesting online today? 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.
Taboola, the world’s largest content recommendation platform, is hiring an Intern Software Engineer to join our Backend Team in Downtown LA. This team builds Taboola Newsroom, an innovating editorial tool powered by Taboola’s predictive engine and massive data set of over 1B internet users. Taboola Newsroom helps writers, editors and special-interest teams make informed decisions to increase readership. 
Responsibilities

  • Work on backend Java-based web applications and big data pipeline
  • Learn our agile SCRUM process, coding standards and business use cases
  • Work on projects alongside frontend and backend engineers from inception through production release and user acceptance.

Requirements

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent enrolled student or graduate. May consider self-taught individuals with previous development experience.
  • Fluency in one of the major programming languages such as Java/C++/Python
  • Strongly self-motivated and self-driven, a team player
  • Some experience with SQL and NoSQL

Preferred Requirements

  • Exposure to big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, HBase, etc.
  • Working knowledge or previous experience in API creation, design and data manipulation
  • Please be sure to include listing of any hackathons attended, school projects, and github link for review in your resume.

 
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

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Sr. Media Sales Associate, Mid-Market

Media Sales, LA

Read something interesting online today? 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.
Taboola, the world’s largest content recommendation platform, is hiring a Sr. Media Sales Associate, Middle Market
Responsibilities:

  • Drive revenue growth by developing, closing and scaling a pipeline of successful advertiser accounts
  • Develop relationships with prospective clients through phone, email, social media, in-person meetings and professional networking events
  • Act an an internal advocate for clients, to make sure Taboola is providing a best-in-class level of service
  • Position and sell innovative solutions, and evangelize successful advertising strategies

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-3 years experience in the digital advertising industry with 1-2 years of experience in sales role
  • Passionate about advertising, media and technology
  • Acute business acumen and ability to present and communicate ideas/concepts/solutions effectively
  • Prior experience with Salesforce (or another CRM system) and related productivity tools

 
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.
 
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