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Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Sunday, April 7, 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.

We are looking for an experienced backend engineer to join our Data Foundations team.

Why is this role so important at Similarweb

Dive into the heart of Similarweb’s engineering core as a pivotal member of our team, dedicated to constructing the internal tools and services that are the cornerstone of our data-centric universe. Your role is at the intersection of innovation and collaboration, focusing on creating sophisticated solutions that streamline data versioning, enhance data processes, and facilitate seamless interactions across all data teams. In this team, you will be building the robust framework that enables all other teams to manage and leverage data with unprecedented efficiency and accuracy. Your contributions will not only improve our internal workflows but also amplify the impact of our data on client success.

Your daily adventures will revolve around the intricate dance of data across Similarweb’s vast ecosystem, engaging directly with the lifeblood of our organization.

So, what will you be doing all day?

  • Design and develop internal tools and services that revolutionize how we manage data versioning, ensuring data integrity and accessibility for all teams.
  • Spearhead the creation of a comprehensive data catalog, providing a single source of truth for our data’s metadata, enhancing discoverability, and streamlining data governance.
  • Collaborate closely with diverse data teams across the company, gathering requirements, and tailoring solutions that meet the unique needs of each team while fostering a culture of data excellence.
  • Drive the adoption of best practices in data management and process optimization, advocating for scalable and efficient methodologies that elevate our data operations.
  • Continuously explore and integrate cutting-edge technologies and methodologies to keep our data infrastructure agile and capable of handling evolving business needs.
  • Lead cross-functional initiatives, acting as both a technical leader and a bridge builder among various teams, ensuring seamless integration and alignment of data strategies.

This is the perfect job for someone who:

  • A BSc in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related fields.
  • 4+ years of hands-on coding experience in languages like Python, C#, Java, Node.js, Scala, or Go.
  • A knack for understanding and solving complex data management challenges.
  • Experience improving stability of large-scale systems using monitoring, solving bottle-necks and making appropriate changes.
  • High coding standards, working independently and experience leading long term tech tasks involving many teams and stakeholders.
  • Exceptional communication skills, enabling you to effectively collaborate with diverse teams, understand their needs, and translate them into actionable technical solutions.
  • Good understanding of CI/CD pipelines.
  • An approachable, fun, and positive demeanor, making you a delightful teammate who brings not only expertise but also joy and camaraderie to the workplace. Being nice and fun to work with is as crucial to us as your technical skills.

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.

You can grow your career in any direction you choose: Interested in becoming a VP or want to transition into a different department? Whether it’s Career Week, personalized coaching, or our ongoing learning solutions, you’ll find all the tools and opportunities you need to develop your career right here.

Diversity isn’t just a buzzword: People want to work in a place where they can be themselves. We strive to create a workplace that is reflective of the communities we serve, where everyone is empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We are committed to inclusivity across race, gender, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, age, religion, spirituality, identity and experience. Our culture of equality and mutual respect also helps us better understand and serve our customers in a world that is becoming more global, more diverse, and more digital every day.

*All Similarweb offices work in a hybrid model, so you can enjoy the flexibility of working from home with the benefits of building face to face connections with fellow Similarwebbers.*

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