Empowering Consumers with Data-Driven
E-commerce Technologies

About us

Roundforest is helping consumers worldwide discover relevant products and make better shopping decisions.

We remove the guesswork out of performance and product optimization by adopting data analysis and predictive analytics technologies.

Building products with scale and performance in mind:

Data Platforms

Robust data collection infrastructure compatible with diversified structured and unstructured sources, allowing efficient analytical layer activity.

Usability

User interface that enables obstacle free purchase path, allowing smooth interaction and better decision making for consumers.

Synergy

Consumer solutions that are developed with the existing ecosystem in mind and strive to improve the greater whole.

We're Hiring!

Available Positions:


If none of these quite fit what you do,
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Head of R&D

Job Description


Orchestrating Roundforest’s technology development reporting.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Manage and grow a team of 30 skilled Web developers, Data scientists, Software, Data, QA & DevOps engineers.

  • Build the R&D roadmap.

  • Architecture design of various Machine learning/Big-Data/Web-Development solutions.

  • Ensuring services are delivered to internal groups and external partners according to predefined SLA.

  • Defining and leading Roundforest's R&D culture & processes.

Skills & Requirements


The kind of Skills and experience we’re looking for:
  • 3 years experience of managing web development teams of 10 people minimum.

  • +1 Large scale web applications development. Experience with RoR/Django/Spray is an advantage.

  • SaaS oriented micro-service architecture (Java/Scala/Closure). Experienced with one or more of the following - Akka/Kafka/RabbitMQ/Storm/Spark. .

  • Operational Big Data system development. Experience with one or more of the following: Cassandra, DynamoDB, BigQuery, Redshift, CouchDB, PostgresXL.

  • Implementing large scale cloud system with a cost effective mindset.

  • Implementing predictive-analytics solutions. Experience with one or more of the following - Machine Learning: R, RapidMiner, Weka, Neural Networks, RandomForest is an advantage.

  • Ability to build, mentor and motivate R&D teams and team leaders.

  • Superb business understanding and ability to prioritize accordingly. Superb understanding of data structures and performance optimization.

  • Curious about the latest technological trends.

  • Ability and willingness to go hands-on and solve problems quickly if needed.

  • Constantly seeking to gain responsibility and ownership.

Business Line Owner

Job Description


The business line owner has complete ownership over a B2C Product, setting up the strategy with the management, constructing product roadmaps, building and managing the team, researching marketing channels, analysing user behavior, overseeing product development and reaching P & L objectives. The ideal candidate will have exceptional project management, business, marketing, analytical, technical and leadership skills. Additionally, s/he will desire to work in an entrepreneurial ,dynamic and fast-paced environment.


Your responsibilities will be:

  • Building & Leading your business unit to reach P & L targets.
  • Product Road mapping. Leverage market analysis, strategic priorities, and customer research to define the roadmap. Translate product strategy into detailed requirements, use cases and prototypes.
  • Project Management. Manage the product team, including R&D, Design, UX, etc. in an Agile development process.
  • Product Marketing. Oversee the Product Marketing efforts, including hands-on analysis for existing activity, exploration of new marketing channels and manual campaigns management (channels such as: AdWords, FB ads, Taboola, etc.). Be in charge of the Product Communication (PR, Community, etc.).
  • Funnel Optimization. Analyzing quantitative data and translating it into insights and actions in order to increase conversion rates

Skills & Requirements


  • Superb business understanding
  • Excellent Analytical skills
  • Outstanding project management skills, ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team
  • An independent individual who is able to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both Hebrew & English
  • Tech orientation, ability to pick up use of tools or technologies independently
  • Online B2C Product Management Experience (Google Analytics, Web Topology, SEO) - a big advantage
  • Online B2C Product Marketing Experience (Search/Display/Social) - a big advantage.

Product\Marketing Analyst - Jerusalem Office

Job Description


The Product\Marketing Analyst will identify & implement growth opportunities based on analytic insights. The ideal candidate will be driven by challenges as we want him to take our conversion optimization efforts to the next level. Additionally, we are looking for a "get things done" person who knows how to communicate in a dynamic and high pace environment.


Your responsibilities will be:

  • Manage online advertising campaigns on Google, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tabolla and more
  • Use innovative thinking and tools to optimize campaign performance
  • Design, develop and launch A/B testing activities
  • Shape the design and implementation of new landing pages
  • Optimize the new customer onboarding experience
  • Collaborate with the product manager, by maintaining an open communication channel and and presenting willingness to learn

Skills & Requirements


Experience:

  • Strong analytic skills
  • Fluent communication in English
  • Experience in online marketing (with focus on conversion optimization)- advantage
  • Experience with A/B testing tools (Google Analytics, Optimizely and etc.) – advantage
  • Basic design & HTML skills - advantage
  • Online experience with B2C - advantage

Administrative Assistant

Job Description


Supporting the company’s Management with all administrative matters



Your responsibilities will be:

  • Booking flights, schedule meetings, calendar management, Coordinating conference calls etc’.

  • Conducting the CEO’s personal errands

  • Preparation of reports, presentations meeting summaries and emails

Skills & Requirements


  • Previous experience as a PA is an advantage

  • Motivated to grow to a Project manager position

  • Incredible organizational and time managements skills.

  • Detail oriented

  • Quick learner and curious

  • Ability to build, mentor and motivate R&D teams and team leaders.

  • Great communication skills in both Hebrew & English

  • Independant and able to make decisions under minimum supervision

Data Engineer

Job Description


You will be in charge of creating datasets for various large predictive analytics solutions, and performing code performance optimisations for real-time/Batch processing units. .

Your responsibilities will be:
  • Creating data sets for Predictive Analytics solutions

  • Integration with external data sources

  • Optimising NoSQL/SQL/R/Python code

  • Designing and executing big data solutions

Skills & Requirements


The kind of Skills and experience we’re looking for:
  • Superb understanding of data structures and performance optimizations

  • Quick and in the same time detail oriented

  • Constantly seeking to gain responsibility and ownership

  • Enjoy complex problem solving

  • Curious about the latest technological trends


    Experience:
  • Proven experience as a BI Developer/Data Engineer

  • Experience with R/SQL Development/Big Data development

  • Extensive Java experience

Big Data Team Lead

Job Description


You will be in charge of developing real time predictive analytics operational Big Data system that process and emits 100 Millions of requests every hour.

Your responsibilities will be:
  • Design, engineer and implement in data platforms

  • Own and establish Engineering Frameworks for Big Data

  • Being the proactive and technical point person for the data platform end to end

  • Lead by example coaching and mentoring those of your peers and mentoring less experienced team members

Skills & Requirements


The kind of Skills and experience we’re looking for:
  • 5+ years JAVA development experience

  • Solid Software developer foundations

  • Good understanding of algorithms

  • Parallel & Distributed computing

  • Proficiency in Linux

  • Exposure to DevOps

  • AWS Experience

  • Scala / R - an advantage

  • Docker - an advantage

  • Big Data Technologies such as Akka, Elastic Search, Redis, Spark, Storm

  • Scrum

  • Good business side understanding, to prioritize accordingly

  • Excited about solving complex performance optimization and data structure challenges

  • Project manager - lead the team, accountable for meeting deadlines

  • Curious about the latest technological trends

Data Science Team Leader

Job Description


Your responsibilities will be:
  • Mentor and train junior- level analysts

  • Suggest and develop innovative analytic methods that result in a technically superior product and/or create a competitive advantage, as well as meet design requirements and project timeline

  • Lead research, evaluation, and recommendation of internal and external data sources and coordinate with data resources

  • Serve as the senior technical expert for leadership on data cleansing, variable creation, variable transformation, etc., as well as best-practices in the creation of analytic datasets

  • Serve as the consummate technical expert in model development and validation analyses - from driving pragmatic practice of methods to devising novel solutions and diagnostic measures, to coaching and mentoring junior staff

  • Act as senior technical expert in development and execution of methods to address needed business diagnostics; review, and aid productization and deployment

  • Provide significant input to Product Management on implementation specifications and production testing

  • Act as senior technical expert to develop process and metrics to monitor model performance

  • Review reports and make recommendations for needed model refits / enhancements

  • Keep abreast of business trends / product needs

  • Research literature to stay current on technical methods to solve specific problems

Skills & Requirements

The kind of Skills and experience we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years of professional experience building predictive and descriptive statistical models
  • Graduate degree (M.S. required, Ph.D. preferred) in a quantitative discipline
  • Extensive experience working with large datasets
  • Knowledge, experience, and expertise in diverse statistical and data mining techniques (e.g. - GLM/Regression, Boosting, Random Forest, Trees, Clustering, PCA, SVM, etc)
  • Demonstrated proficiency with statistical packages in Spark ML-Lib, Python, R, or SAS - a must
  • Ability to program in Python, Scala, R, or SAS – a big advantage
  • Understanding of RDBMs and interactive SQL programming skills- a must
  • Experience with Big Data technologies like Hadoop, Spark, Hive, NoSQL, etc., and Cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, etc.) - a big advantage
  • Self- motivation and ability to motivate and lead a team
  • Independent and loves responsibility and ownership over tasks

Data Scientist

Job Description

Develop and implement top notch online media buying (PPC) and eCommerce site optimization algorithms.

If you are:

  • Quick, Sharp and Highly intelligent
  • Passionate about Data and Statistics
  • Creative, love problem solving with good business understanding
  • Independent and accountable
  • A Doer, love to get things done, fast
  • Detail oriented, no end-case slips away
  • Fun person, enjoy working in teams

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Implement optimization and machine learning techniques on complex ad tech problems, e.g. maximizing revenue or classifying target audiences
  • Optimize conversion funnel according to statistical models and data driven analysis.
  • Develop efficient, testable, scalable, and well-documented code

Skills & Requirements

The kind of Skills and experience we’re looking for:

  • 3+ years relevant work experience
  • 2+ years of hands on coding sustainable Predictive Analytics Systems
  • 2+ years of BI/SQL Development(PG is a plus), including performance tackling
  • Developed sustainable data collection system (3rd party integration, crawling)
  • Deep knowledge in predictive modeling, data mining, machine learning, classification & clustering, statistical modeling and information gains
  • Statistical Programming (Matlab, R, Python, Julia)
  • BS/MS/Ph.D. in Computer Science/Mathematics/Statistics or other quantitative discipline

A big advantage-

  • SEM/Display/Social auctioning and bidding algorithms experience

advantage-

  • NLP/Text analysis experience
  • Non - Relational DB Experience

Server Side Developer

Job Description


Developing the backend of Roundforest’s B2C websites supporting millions of users.

Your responsibilities will be:
  • Architecting, designing and developing Roundforest’s applications backend

Skills & Requirements


The kind of Skills and experience we’re looking for:
  • Good understanding of performance issues

  • Quick doer that loves to get things done and in the same time detail oriented

  • Self motivated, independent and seek taking responsibility and ownership over tasks


    Experience:
  • Proven experience as a full stack developer for large scale websites


    Big Advantage:
  • RoR experience

Front End Developer

Job Description


Developing the frontend of Roundforest’s B2C websites supporting millions of users.



Your responsibilities will be:
  • PSD -> HTML/CSS

  • Javascript implementations

Skills & Requirements


The kind of Skills and experience we’re looking for:
  • Good eye for design. Pixel perfect details orientation

  • Doer, gets the job done, fast and efficiently

  • Productive & hard worker

  • Up-to-date with the latest front end development trends


    Experience:
  • Proficient HTML/CSS experience

  • Proven experience with JS

  • Basic web development

  • RoR experience is an advantage

PPC Account Manager

Job Description


You will be responsible for running and optimizing large-scale PPC campaigns for user acquisition and conversions. Your main objectives will include developing campaigns strategy, creatives testing and performing analysis and performance reporting.

Your responsibilities will be:
  • Setting, optimizing and scaling Google & Bing ads campaigns in order to achieve company's goals.

  • Analyze campaign performance based on ROI and other revenue model.

  • Generate weekly / monthly performance reports for all major metrics, goals tracking, revenue tracking, and other KPI'S

  • Be the domain of the PPC initiatives in the company.

Skills & Requirements


The kind of Skills and experience we’re looking for:
  • Team player, highly motivated and loves challenges

  • +1 years experience in managing significant budgets with Google Adwords/Bing

  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of reporting metrics, i.e. CPA, ROI's, or other revenue models.

  • Excellent Excel skills + Strong analytical skills

  • Fluent English

BI Engineer

Job Description


RoundForest is seeking a seasoned BI Engineer to lead design and implementation of Big Data warehousing platform. You will support several projects simultaneously and design, model and develop end to end data pipelines and data integration processes that lead to Big Data Analytics. Successful applicants will be energetic team players who have a proven analytical background with a web media or consumer-based online company.

Your responsibilities will be:
  • Lead the design and development of scalable data pipelines and data Integration processes from disparate source systems

  • Help plan and maintain the technical infrastructure, its configuration, performance, and storage requirements, with consideration of tiered data and data archiving

  • Work with DevOps and cross functional teams to plan upgrades and any maintenance to our data platform

  • Effectively work with Data Science, BI, ETL and other cross functional teams to identify the best data solution

  • Mentor junior developers, perform code reviews, and help establish best practices

Skills & Requirements


The kind of Skills and experience we’re looking for:
  • 5+ years Data Warehouse/Business Intelligence experience with 2+ years handling Big Data platforms

  • Proven track record design/development of large, complex Data Warehouse solutions pulling data from various sources

  • Expert level understanding of Data Modeling and Data Warehouse implementation, management, and performance tuning

  • Strong experience working with semi-structured and unstructured data at scale and developing scripts that extract data from external data sources such as web APIs, real time feeds, etc.

  • Hands on experience designing and implementing processes to move data efficiently between different data sources and file systems

  • Hands on experience in Hadoop technologies (HDFS, Spark, Hive, MapReduce, Flume, Oozie, Kylin etc) – a big advantage

  • Experience in Java, Scala and scripting languages like Python, Ruby etc.

  • Strong SQL and analytical skills

  • Hands on with big data operations on Postgresql or similar relational DB

  • Hands on with Hadoop query languages like Pig & Hive – an advantage

  • Experience in version control and tracking systems such as GIT, SVN, JIRA

  • Must have good understanding in traditional ETL development tools such as Informatica, Pentaho etc., and Big Data tools. Be able to differentiate on how to leverage one over the other for effective enterprise scale Big Data process implementation

  • Familiarity with data visualization tools such as Tableau

  • Must be a self-motivated, energetic, detail oriented team player passionate about producing high quality work that meets or often exceeds SLA’s and thrives in a collaborative environment

  • Ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical associates and vice-versa a must

  • Good understanding of the business KPIs

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Senior UI\UX Designer

Job Description

As a UI\UX Designer you will be responsible for Roundforest’s products design and branding.

Skills & Requirements

The kind of Skills and experience we’re looking for:
  • Superb understanding of UI\UX aspects, and up to date with the latest design trends and technologies

  • Ability to work as a team player with development teams, project and product managers to quickly define, design, and deliver final products

  • Ability to take ownership over projects from the first sketch to the final pixel

  • Strong organizational skills, and the ability to multitask

  • Strong communication skills

  • A ‘pixel-perfect’ attention to details

  • Performance oriented and ability to see the big picture

  • Fluent English


    Experience:
  • Experienced with both web and mobile design

  • Master of Illustrator, Photoshop and other Adobe Creative Suite applications

  • HTML\CSS- an advantage

  • 2+ Years experience with UI\UX design in product teams - an advantage

  • Degree in Visual Communication\Interactive Design - an advantage

Automation Software Developer

Job Description


The Automation Developer will be responsible for the full flow of the automated testing process, from individual features to products or projects as a whole. It includes Product requirements understanding, automated test process planning, design and implementation of planned scenario, tests execution, bugs, and test results.

Your responsibilities will be:
  • Developing automated tools for various applications and services: server side, web services, API, client side, monitoring tools

  • Planning & designing automated tools, executing and reporting test results

  • Work with the development teams

Skills & Requirements


The kind of Skills and experience we’re looking for:
  • Team player with excellent communication skills

  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure in a dynamic environment

  • Deep understanding of Agile testing and an agile mindset

  • Fluent English


    Experience:
  • 2+ years experience with developing automated tests for server-side applications, web services, API, HTTP client

  • Experience with planning, developing and executing automated tests. Analyzing & Reporting test results

  • Experience with End to End Full stack tests for Web applications

  • DB knowledge

  • Experience with manipulating different textual format (XML, RDF, JSON, Html, CSV etc)

  • Experience with Ruby – an advantage

  • Experience with RSpec, Capybara, Cucumber - an advantage

  • Experience with javascript testing using Selenium/Phantomjs - an advantage

  • Experience with building teams - an advantage

  • A university degree in Computer Science or equivalent field –an advantage

DevOps Engineer

Job Description


The DevOps Engineer will work side by side with the engineering development teams and be primarily responsible for developing tools and automation for the administration of our revenue-generating SaaS application running on hundreds of servers. Classic system administration and on-call participation are also part of this job. We are looking for someone that can bridge the gap between dev and ops and help define tools, systems, and processes. This role will help provide a tech ops perspective on story pick-ups and help facilitate tasks needed to keep the runway clear for new code.


Your responsibilities will be:

  • Take part in efforts for automation, continuous deployment, and global configuration management
  • Contribute to planning efforts for disaster recovery, capacity expansion, component upgrading, and system hardening
  • Day-to-day management of the primary revenue-generating, customer-facing application environments
  • Research new promising tools and technologies, and ways to more elegantly/ efficiently solve problems
  • Produce and maintain voluminous documentation on installations, incidents, and procedures
  • Participate in on-call rotation

Skills & Requirements

  • Shell scripting and other interpreted languages (Perl, Ruby, Python, etc.)
  • Success with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery. Be a champion for building tools that support engineers building and deploying their own code
  • A desire to automate everything!
  • Passion for configuration management (Chef, Puppet)
  • Building/implementing monitoring for network, server and application status (Nagios, Graphite, Grafana, etc)
  • Centralized logging (Logstash/ELK/etc.)
  • Experience working with AWS/Google cloud/Azure etc.
  • Linux (Centos, Ubuntu)
  • Knowledge in networking
  • Ability to create technical documentation and a desire to share that knowledge among team members
  • 3+ years of Linux administration experience, preferably for SaaS based organization(s), and databases
  • Experience with any big data infrastructure (Spark/Hadoop/.Mongodb/hive/etc.)
  • Experience administering, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, Docker. Jenkins, RabbitMQ/AKKA/etc., Software load balancer (HAProxy/NGINX/etc.) - a big advantage
  • Highly organized, able to multi-task, with the ability to work individually, within a team and with other groups
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work across the organization and interact effectively at all levels of peers