Skimlinks, a Connexity and Taboola company, drives e-commerce success for 50% of the Internet’s largest online retailers. We deliver $2B in annual sales by connecting retailers to shoppers on the most desirable retail content channels. As a pioneer in online advertising and campaign technology, Connexity is constantly iterating on products, solving problems for retailers, and building interest in new solutions.

We have recently been acquired by Taboola to make the first Open-Web Source for Publishers connecting editorial content to product recommendations, where readers can easily buy products related to stories they are reading.

Read more about how we’re changing the game here!

Skimlinks, a Taboola company, is a global e-commerce monetization platform, with offices in LA, London, Germany, and NYC. We work with over 60,000 premium publishers and 50,000 retailers around the world helping content producers get paid commissions for the products and brands they write about.

About the role

We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to join our team in London. We are creating a fundamentally new approach to digital marketing, combining big data with large-scale machine learning. Our data sets are on a truly massive scale – we collect data on over a billion users per month and analyse the content of hundreds of millions of documents a day.

As a member of our Data Platform team your responsibilities will include:

  • Design, build, test and maintain high-volume Python data pipelines.
  • Analyse complex datasets in SQL.
  • Communicate effectively with Product Managers and Commercial teams to translate complex business requirements into scalable solutions.
  • Perform software development best practices.
  • Work independently in an agile environment.
  • Share your knowledge across the business and mentor colleagues in areas of deep technical expertise.

Requirements

Here at Skimlinks we value dedication, enthusiasm, and a love of innovation. We are disrupting the online monetization industry, and welcome candidates who want to be a part of this ambitious journey. But it is not just hard work, we definitely appreciate a bit of quirkiness and fun along the way.

We’re looking for a Senior Data Engineer with the following:

  • An advanced degree (Bachelor/Masters) in computer science or a related field.
  • Solid programming skills in both Python and SQL.
  • Proven work experience in Google Cloud Platform or other clouds, developing batch (Apache Airflow) and streaming (Dataflow) scalable data pipelines.
  • Passion for processing large datasets at scale (BigQuery, Apache Druid, Elasticsearch)
  • Familiarity with Terraform, DBT & Looker is a plus.
  • Initiatives around performance optimisation and cost reduction.
  • A commercial mindset, you are passionate about creating outstanding products.

Benefits

Voted “Best Places to Work,” our culture is driven by self-starters, team players, and visionaries. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, the company operates sites and business services in the US, UK, and EU. We offer top benefits including Annual Leave Entitlement, paid holidays, competitive comp, team events and more!

  • Healthcare insurance & cash plans
  • Pension
  • Parental Leave Policies
  • Learning & Development Program (educational tool)
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Wellness Resources
  • Equity

We are committed to providing a culture at Connexity that supports the diversity, equity and inclusion of our most valuable asset, our people. We encourage individuality, and are driven to represent a workplace that celebrates our differences, and provides opportunities equally across gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and all other demographics. Our actions across Education, Recruitment, Retention, and Volunteering reflect our core company values and remind us that we’re all in this together to drive positive change in our industry.

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This position is hybrid (1-2 days / week) and based in our London office.

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