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Big Data Team Manager



Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Similarweb is the leading digital intelligence platform used by over 4500 global customers. Our wide range of solutions power the digital strategies of companies like Google, eBay, and Adidas.
We help our customers succeed in today’s digital world by giving them access to data-driven insights, competitive benchmarks, strategic analysis, and more.
In 2021, we went public on the New York Stock Exchange, and we haven’t stopped growing since.

We’re looking for an Big Data Team Manager to design, code, and lead Similarweb’s data ingestion services, handling millions of requests per minute over hundreds of servers that are consuming billions of events per day.

This role will report to the R&D Director of Data Collection.

Why is this role so important at Similarweb?

As the most trusted platform for measuring online behavior, millions of people rely on Similarweb’s insights daily as the ground truth for their knowledge of the digital world. Producing these insights requires large scale raw data to be ingested reliably in high scale to provide stable signals for analysis.

As an Big Data Team Manager you will have the opportunity to lead a group of talented engineers, perform hands-on work and own Similarweb’s raw data ingestion pipeline end-to-end. Your work will have a direct impact on the quality and reliability of our data and the insights that our products are delivering to our customers.

You will impact the work of these engineers by guiding on best practices, challenging their designs, developing their professional skills and managing them. You will facilitate the tools and understand the needs of your people to bring the best of them.

So, what will you be doing all day?

Your role as leader of the Ingest Data Collection team means your daily responsibilities may include:

  • Lead (hands on), mentor & inspire a team of talented engineers.
  • Design, code and manage end-to-end Similarweb’s data ingestion pipelines, both online and offline.
  • Run the production environment by monitoring availability and taking a holistic view of system health and data quality.
  • Own data infrastructure features from design to production using industry best practices with focus on quality and delivery.
  • Lead designs & decision-making processes of the team.
  • Solve diverse complex problems of scale, performance and business logic.
  • Collaborate with product managers and other team leaders to plan, nurture, and implement an efficient and effective development process.
  • Continuously learn and evaluate new technologies in the everlasting effort to perfect our products
  • Perform code reviews, evaluate implementations, and provide feedback about potential improvements.
  • Improve your skills, learn from and mentor top-notch engineers and enrich other team members.
  • Have lots of fun!

This is the perfect job for someone who:

  • 2+ years of experience in managing a team, successfully overseeing daily operations, improving team performance, and achieving organizational goals.
  • 5+ years of experience in developing code for big data infrastructure. Actual hands-on programming experience using Scala/Java
  • 3+ years of experience in server-side development with at least one of the languages NodeJs/Python
  • Proven experience working with high scale on AWS or any other cloud provider. Experience in architecture and design of large-scale and high performance web production systems.
  • Bsc. in computer science or equivalent experience.
  • Comfortable taking challenges and learning new technologies.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to provide constant dialog between teams.
  • Ability to mentor and build the team.
  • Ability to take business requirements and translate them to technical alternatives by performing risk management and evaluating tradeoffs.
  • Love to be a hands-on leader.

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. We believe 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.

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