LINUX Systems Engineer

| Greater LA Area

Join Taboola's tech team as a Linux Systems Engineer!

Read something interesting online to day? There's a good chance it reached you because of our technology.

Taboola is the world's leading content discovery platform, serving 360B recommendations to over 1B unique visitors each month on the web's most innovative publisher sites, including NBC, USA Today, The Weather Channel, Tribune and Fox Sports.

About You: You are a savvy systems engineer with a diverse background in big data environments. 

In this Job: You will build and scale Taboola's production infrastructure, focusing specifically on the Linux environment.


  • 5 years systems administration experience working in a Linux environment, particularly CentOS
  • Experience in big data environments such as Cassandra and Hadoop
  • Expert knowledge in bash scripting and ability to code in Ruby, Python, or Perl
  • Experience working with common monitoring and configuration management tools such as Puppet,Nagios,Graphite, Sensu, Foreman
  • Configuration and maintenance of common applications such as Nginx, Squid, NFS, DHCP, SSH, Bind, and SNMP
  • Virtualization,storage systems and network experience- a plus
  • Ability to function well in a globally distributed team 


  • Combine open-source and commercial technologies to build services that will positively impact the business 
  • Work in a heterogeneous environment, containing diverse operating systems and applications
  • Leverage the scale and complexity of Taboola recommendation infrastructure
  • Serve as the final escalation point for issues related to IT Linux systems
  • Produce systems that are scalable, automated, and well-documented
  • Work closely with developers in troubleshooting, software releases, and supporting new features and services
  • Participate in 24/7 on call rotation


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Taboola is located in DTLA, just steps from Pershing Square with a plethora of bars and restaurants nearby. We're easily accessible via LA Metro.
350 S Grand Ave , Los Angeles, CA 90071

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What’s the vibe like in the office?

What makes someone successful on your team?

We look for individuals with a strong sense of self, who are inquisitive and passionate about their work. Someone who is a self-motivated team player, who is also inspired by the impact their work has on the team is successful.

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Every employee brings a level of passion with them to work, a willingness to take on a certain level of risk. We talk weekly about our values, our failures, and victories, making it perfectly okay to fail, but to make those failures learning experiences so that we can continue to improve and focus on (ninja style) execution.



I'm part of a team that genuinely wants to help me grow as an engineer. I'm challenged every day to build products with the latest technologies, such as machine learning, at massive scale. Everyone really feels like family, with a genuine investment in you, personally and professionally.


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What are Taboola Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
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