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Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Monday, May 13, 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’re looking for a Server Foundations Engineer to help us develop tools, libraries and architecture to support the platform’s group engineering teams.

Why is this role so important at Similarweb?

You will be working on Similarweb's core B2B platform that serves tens of thousands of customers, serving hundreds of terabytes in production. Our backend engineers are responsible for the entire data lifecycle - from our endless datatlakes, through choosing the right serving methods and databases, all the way to our api services.

You will impact the work of these engineers by designing, building and maintaining the core infrastructure of our solution and leading the research and development of new technologies as well as maintaining code standards and practices.

So, what will you be doing all day?

Your role as part of the Server Foundations Engineer team means your daily responsibilities may include:

  • Developing our Architecture ensuring development velocity and scale
  • Developing tools and libraries to support business logic development
  • Define and develop best practices for healthy production and rapid development without compromising code quality and performance
  • Perform POCs on new technologies and ensure they are implemented in dev teams
  • Sharing knowledge and enforcing coding standards and practices

This is the perfect job for someone who:

  • Has 5 years server-side developer experience: You need to have at least 5 years of experience developing web applications and tooling using Python/C#/Ruby/Java/Node.js/Go
  • Experience building large scale web applications : advantage for working with Micro Services architecture, AWS and databases (DynamoDB, Redis, MySQL, ElasticSearch)
  • Object Oriented Design Patterns : Experience writing and designing OO code, advantage for C# and .NET.
  • Familiarity with Big Data technologies: A familiarity with Hadoop, Spark, HDFS, Databricks and Airflow is a big advantage.
  • Good understanding of CI/CD pipelines: an advantage
  • Functional Programming Experience: an advantage

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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