Taboola Published: February 19, 2021
Job Type
Level of education
Spoken Language needed
Level of Hebrew
Location of job
Tel Aviv/ Ramat Gan
How many relevant years experience do you require for the role:
3 years


Curious about what it’s like to work at the world’s number 1 discovery platform as a Fraud Expert? We’re glad you asked!

Taboola is looking for a top notch Fraud Expert whose main goal is to keep Taboola safe. The Fraud Expert will be in charge to research, Identify and develop new methods of ad fraud detection as well as to monitor the network for any type of abnormal activity. The fraud expert will be collaborating with a wide range of teams and stakeholders, and will be exposed to various aspects of our business. The Fraud expert will define and track fraud metrics, help improve the work process, and prevent ad fraud. The successful candidate should have experience in cyber or risk, understand how a fraudsters works and hacking behaviors. should have a strong analytical background, technically skilled and have business understanding of the online industry.

What are some of the things you do on a day-to-day basis?

- Learn, maintain and improve fraud detection in Taboola, develop and meet KPIs
- Conduct and lead investigations – detect billing and Ad fraud, eliminate in a timely manner, Identify and investigate clients with suspicious behavior.
- Analyze data trends and translate them into actionable insights
- Owner of ML models to predict fraudulent activity – improve features, optimize model on and ongoing basis
- Create and optimize methods for detection by using various tools, monitor internal & external systems, check their accuracy on an ongoing basis
- Analyze and report to managers and stakeholders on suspicious activity
- Work closely with R&d, Product and analytic teams to support decision making.

Our Tech Stack:

- Vertica, MySQL, BigQuery, Tableau, Grafana , Kibana and more.


- 3+ years experience working in the fraud industry in a data-rich environment
- Strong database experience and experience with advanced SQL
- Problem-solving approach – proven track record in using data to identify patterns, create clear actions to eliminate risk, understand business needs and delicate situations
- Experience of developing and maintaining ML Models
- Great presentation & communication skills, with proven ability to lead and interact effectively with multiple teams/stakeholders in a fast paced environment
- Excellent English, required to communicate daily with international teams
- Fast learning capabilities and proven ability to multitask – working on several projects at a time
- Smart thinker, detail oriented, passion to solve complex problems and think outside the box
- Motivated team player but ability to work independently on complex investigations.

It would be great if you also have:

- Experience in internet/mobile companies – an advantage
- BA/BS in finance, statistics, quantitative economics – an advantage
- Experience with BI Systems (Tableau, QlikSense or other) – an advantage
- Knowledge of internet technologies: HTML, CSS, JS – an advantage
- Coding or scripting experience (Python R) – an advantage
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