Data Science Intern

| Los Angeles

Join our awesome team as a Data Science Intern, located in our Downtown Los Angeles office! This is an opportunity to utilize advanced algorithms and deep machine learning on a product that supports billions of page views for hundreds of millions of unique users every day. You’ll work 40 hours/week, obtain hands-on experience, and potentially start a career with Taboola! Depending on your availability, we're seeking Spring and Summer interns. 

Who We Are:

Taboola is changing the way people around the world connect to content they may like and never knew existed. We now reach over 1B people and our personalization technology, including video generates over 350B monthly recommendations on AOL, MSN, USA Today, NBC, The Weather Channel and thousands of other sites. We're one of the fastest growing tech companies in the world, Headquartered in New York City, with offices in Los Angeles, London, Tel Aviv, New Delhi, Bangkok, São Paulo, Beijing, Shanghai and Tokyo.

Our Engineering Team builds high-scale, web and mobile e-commerce applications that run non-stop around the globe. We work in small collaborative teams to architect massively scalable and reliable systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify Data Science solutions for various product initiatives

  • Design and build predictive customer behavior models for targeting and personalization

  • Implement the applicable Machine Learning or statistics based algorithm for prediction and optimization

  • Present findings to product team and technical team leads in a clear and actionable way.

  • Build and maintain code to populate HDFS, Hadoop with log from Kafka or data loaded from SQL production systems.

  • Design, build and support algorithms of data transformation, conversion, computation on Hadoop, Spark and other distributed Big Data Systems

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor or Advanced Degree in-process in Statistics, Computer Science, or related field 
  • Prior internships or experience in statistics, data mining and predictive modeling 
  • Programming experience in Java/Scala and/or Python 
  • Experience with Hadoop stack (HIVE, Pig, Hadoop streaming) and MapReduce preferred 
  • Experience with HBase or comparable NoSQL
  • Experience implementing real-time machine learning and data mining algorithms
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • HBaseDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

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

Insider's spotlight

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.

Ning Ning

VP, R&D

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.

Adam

CEO

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.

Jacob

Software Engineer

Perks of working here

401(K) Matching
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Equity
Company Outings
Dental Benefits
Flex Work Hours
Game Room
Generous PTO
Happy Hours
Health Benefits
Parking
Some Meals Provided
Stocked Kitchen
Vision Benefits
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