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  • Published: June 22, 2022
Job Type
Level of education
Spoken Language needed
Hebrew, English
Level of Hebrew
Location of job
Tel Aviv/ Ramat Gan
How many relevant years experience do you require for the role:
More than 3 years


Viber is one of the most popular apps in the world and the most downloaded app that came out of the start-up nation. Working at Viber provides the unique opportunity to influence over 200M active users worldwide.

We’re looking for a highly motivated Director of Data that will be in charge of leading and managing the various data-related teams throughout the organization - big data engineers, data scientists, BI developers, analysts, and spam/fraud prevention. You will be responsible for scaling and developing existing teams and building new functions to support Viber’s rapid growth and data needs. Your department will be in charge of developing and executing Viber’s data strategy, helping to set company and department KPI's, creating the needed data infrastructure, and making data part of our everyday lives.

Viber services are all cloud-native and utilize the latest cutting-edge cloud services. As the Director of Data, you will be responsible for our petabyte-scale data lake and data pipelines generating over a million new events per second.

We are now working on a hybrid work - model! 🙂


- Lead, mentor, and be the focal point for all data activities in the company
- Assist in defining standards and development methodologies for the teams
- Manage multiple priorities and tasks in a dynamic work environment
- Design, implement and support robust, scalable solutions to enhance data capabilities, and identify gaps and design processes and fill them
- Collaborate with a broad forum of experts and stakeholders, including architects and engineers, to create high-quality deliverables
- Lead a team of big data engineers to implement a robust data pipeline and data analytics components
- Lead a team of data scientists and engineers to provide ML models and AI solutions for the different business units
- Lead a team of BI developers that manage the company data lake, run ETLs and prepare data for business dashboards
- Lead a team of data analysts that work with the business units to provide business insights and help product owners makes data oriented decisions
- Lead a team in charge of spam & fraud prevention


- Experience in a similar role in a global tech company, including managing experienced team leads and a group of 20+ people.
- Experience in analytical and business-related positions
- Managerial experience - building and managing groups - must
- Deep business understanding and experience working with multiple business stakeholders
- Strong analytical skills and ability to analyze and understand business intelligence and business data.
- Great verbal and written communication skills in English and Hebrew
- Significant experience working with structured and unstructured data at scale and comfort with a variety of different databases (NoSQL, SQL, Graph DBs, in-memory, etc), as well as data lakes and data lake houses.
- Understanding of Machine Learning and Deep Learning concepts and technology, including AI such as NLP and computer vision
- Experience working in cloud environments, preferably AWS
- Experience in building big data ETL processes (preferably with Spark, Presto and/or Athena) and with programming languages, such as Python, Java and/or Node.js.
- Familiarity with development methodologies, i.e. Scrum, CI/CD processes
- M.Sc. in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related fields; or equivalent work experience

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