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Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024

At Similarweb, we are revolutionizing the way businesses interact with the digital world by revealing to them everything that happens online.

Our unique data and solutions empower over 4,300 customers globally, including industry giants like Google, eBay, and Adidas, to make game-changing decisions that drive their digital strategies. In 2021, we went public on the New York Stock Exchange, and we continue to reach new heights! Come work alongside Similarwebbers across the globe who are bright, curious, practical and good people.

Why is this role so important at Similarweb?

Similarweb is a data company, and the DaaS team is the enabler of that. As a backend engineer, you will be part of paving the way for Similarweb to make the petabyte-scale data accessible to all of our clients via multiple platforms using top-notch big data tools.

So, what will you be doing all day?

Your role as part of the Backend Engineer means your daily responsibilities may include:

  1. Building and maintaining our core DaaS offerings including realtime APIs, big data exporting APIs and data feeds.
  2. Take a major part in designing and implementing complex high scale systems using large variety of technologies
  3. Be part of a team with smart and motivated engineers, collaborate on planning, development and maintenance of our products.
  4. Implement solutions in AWS cloud environment, we especially like serverless services.

This is the perfect job for someone who:

  • Holds a BSc degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.
  • You love building robust, fault-tolerant, and scalable systems and products
  • You are a go-getter and a team player with a sense of ownership.
  • Has at least 4+ years of server-side software development experience in one or more general-purpose programming languages (C#, Go, Python, etc.)
  • Experience building large-scale web APIs: advantage for working with Microservices architecture, AWS, and databases (DynamoDB, Redis, PostgreSQL, Snowflake, Firebolt)
  • Familiarity with Big Data technologies: A familiarity with Spark, Databricks, and Airflow is a big advantage.
  • Worked in a cloud environment such as AWS or GCP, and is familiar with its different services.

Why you’ll love being a Similarwebber:

You’ll actually love the product you work with: Our customers aren’t our only raving fans. When we asked our employees why they chose to come work at Similarweb, 99% of them said “the product.” Imagine how exciting your job is when you get to work with the most powerful digital intelligence platform in the world.

You’ll find a home for your big ideas: We encourage an open dialogue and empower employees to bring their ideas to the table. You’ll find the resources you need to take initiative and create meaningful change within the organization.

We offer competitive perks & benefits: We take your well-being seriously, and offer competitive compensation packages to all employees. We also put a strong emphasis on community, with regular team outings and happy hours.

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