Sr. Cloud Data Engineer (San Diego, CA)

| San Diego, CA
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"In Tandem" means together, and we strive to embody that in every aspect of our business. Whether your office-based or fully remote, Tandem Diabetes Care creates new possibilities for people living with diabetes, their loved ones, and the healthcare providers supporting them through a positively different experience.


At Tandem, we strive to put our values into action. Our "Team Up", "No shortcuts" approach has propelled us to be an industry leader and make significant strides in the diabetes technology space. We are proud to be the makers of the only color, touch-screen insulin pump that is capable of remote feature updates and compatibility with continuous glucose monitoring. Watch our latest video to see our product features and capabilities here:t:slim X2™ Insulin Pump with Control-IQ™ Technology


The Data Science team at Tandem is tasked with empowering stakeholders to use data for better and faster decision making across all aspects of the business lifecycle. As a Sr. Cloud Data Engineer on the Tandem Data Science Team, you will use cloud technology to develop robust data pipelines and operationalize machine learning models and algorithms. This team member will use Tandem's data assets to solve data-driven problems at scale, improve operational efficiency through forecasting and automation, and improve business outcomes.

  • Partners with data scientists and data architects to operationalize machine learning models and algorithms
  • Builds robust, fault-tolerant, automated data pipelines with measurable SLAs
  • Builds monitoring infrastructure to give visibility into the data pipeline's status and the impact of jobs on cluster performance
  • Data preparation and feature engineering for data scientists to easily access data they need to research and prototype parallelizable models, algorithms, and visualizations
  • Cleans, consolidates, and processes unstructured data
  • Provides subject matter expertise in data and software engineering


  • Expert knowledge of software engineering, distributed computing, and cloud platforms
  • Experience deploying machine learning models and algorithms using cloud platforms
  • Programming skills in Spark, Python, or similar programming languages
  • Experience with Big Data issues such as streaming, query optimization, and semi-structured and/or unstructured data
  • Knowledge of SQL and data warehousing
  • T-shaped: strong in data engineering, but also strong capabilities to deliver actionable results in a collaborative environment: excellent pragmatic problem solving, attention to detail, strong written and verbal communication skills, curiosity, and a demonstrated ability to learn and grow new skills
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Comfortable with a wide array of technologies and programming languages, with demonstrated ability to learn new tools quickly
  • Familiarity with Azure Cloud Services and Databricks is a plus


  • 8 years of experience as a data engineer, through a combination of work experience and higher education


In addition to innovative technology, we have a culture that fosters the idea that the happiest people are the most productive people. Not only do we hire forward-thinking achievers to join our workforce; we reward, develop, and retain them too. Just one of the many reasons of how we #StayAwesome! To learn more about our culture and benefits please visit


Tandem is firmly committed to being an equal opportunity employer and maintaining a diverse and inclusive environment. We value and embrace that every single one of us brings value to the table. But sometimes we forget that when we don't meet 100% of a job description's criteria - maybe you're feeling that way right now? We encourage you to apply anyway. Because we want you to be you, with us.


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Tandem Diabetes Care operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in San Diego, CA and Boise, ID. Tandem Diabetes Care was founded in 2006. It has 1300 total employees. To see all 46 open jobs at Tandem Diabetes Care, click here.
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