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Big Data Engineer



Data Science
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Similarweb is the leading digital intelligence platform used by over 3500 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 seeking exceptional Individuals to join us to our R&D team. At Similarweb, you'll innovate fast, collaborate with brilliant minds, solve big problems, work with cutting-edge technologies and data at incredible scales, and make a tangible impact on the world's most innovative companies.

We’re looking for a Big Data Engineer to develop and integrate systems that retrieve, process and analyze data from around the digital world, generating customer-facing data. This role will report to our Team Manager, R&D.

Why is this role so important at Similarweb?

Similarweb is a data-focused company, and data is the heart of our business.

As a big data engineer developer, you will work at the very core of the company, designing and implementing complex high scale systems to retrieve and analyze data from millions of digital users.

Your role as a big data engineer will give you the opportunity to use the most cutting-edge technologies and best practices to solve complex technical problems while demonstrating technical leadership.

So, what will you be doing all day?

Your role as part of the R&D team means your daily responsibilities may include:

  • Design and implement complex high scale systems using a large variety of technologies.

  • You will work in a data research team alongside other data engineers, data scientists and data analysts. Together you will tackle complex data challenges and bring new solutions and algorithms to production.

  • Contribute and improve the existing infrastructure of code and data pipelines, constantly exploring new technologies and eliminating bottlenecks.

  • You will experiment with various technologies in the domain of Machine Learning and big data processing.

  • You will work on a monitoring infrastructure for our data pipelines to ensure smooth and reliable data ingestion and calculation.

This is the perfect job for someone who:

  • Passionate about data.

  • Holds a BSc degree in Computer Science\Engineering or a related technical field of study.

  • Has at least 2 years of software or data engineering development experience in one or more of the following programming languages: Python, Java, or Scala.

  • Has strong programming skills and knowledge of Data Structures, Design Patterns and Object Oriented Programming.

  • Has good understanding and experience of CI/CD practices and Git.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to provide constant dialog between and within data teams.

  • Can easily prioritize tasks and work independently and with others.

  • Conveys a strong sense of ownership over the products of the team.

  • Is comfortable working in a fast-paced dynamic environment.


  • Has experience with containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes.

  • Experience in designing and productization of complex big data pipelines.

  • Familiar with a cloud provider (AWS / Azure / GCP).

  • Experience with Big Data technologies and common frameworks such as Spark, Airflow, Kafka, Parquet, Databricks, EMR, Kubernetes.

About the R&D team

As part of our R&D team at Similarweb, you'll have the opportunity to work on challenging algorithmic problems with no play book solution, solve problems for real customers, and work alongside the best engineers and scientists in the industry.

*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.*

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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