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Director of Data Engineering

Cloud Platform Group

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Outbrain is the world’s largest content discovery platform, bringing personalized, relevant online, mobile and video content to audiences while helping publishers understand their audiences through data. 
We serves over 190 billion personalized content recommendations every month and reaches over 557 million unique visitors from across the globe.

Cloud Platform is a global group responsible for Outbrain Infrastructure, Big Data, Visibility, Network, Build and more. 
Scalability, reliability and team effectiveness are in our bloodstream, and we embrace automation and open-source tools to achieve them.


As Director of Data, you will be responsible for developing, building and operating the data vision and all the data related infrastructure, working with variety of data technologies, such as Hadoop, Cassandra, ES, MySQL and more.



  • Managing several teams responsible for different aspects of data and different data technologies
  • Leading cross-department data related projects, and implementation of new technologies
  • Overall production data system health (including PB of data and hundreds of servers)
  • Provide architectural solutions for complex data issues, involving large-scale solutions and rapid growth
  • Building and maintaining high-performance, fault-tolerant, scalable distributed software systems
  • Developing the data infrastructure used by all Outbrain services, to collect data and process it
  • Continuance improvement of processes and procedures


Desired skills:


  • Understanding of different data technologies
  • Managerial experience of development and DevOps teams
  • Familiarity with open source software technologies
  • Ability to coordinate and manage implementation of new technologies in the organization
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


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