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Python Backend Engineer (Data & AI)



Software Engineering, Data Science
Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Who are Tide:

At Tide, we’re on a mission to save businesses time and money. We’re the leading provider of UK SME business accounts and one of the fastest-growing FinTechs in the UK. Using the latest tech, we design solutions with SMEs in mind and our member-driven financial platform is transforming the business banking market. Not only do we offer our members business accounts and related banking services, but also a comprehensive set of highly connected admin tools for businesses.

Tide is about doing what you love. We’re looking for someone to join us on our exciting scale up journey and be a part of something special. We are wanting passionate Tideans to drive innovation and help build a best-in-class platform to support our members. You will be comfortable in ambiguous situations and will be able to navigate the evolving FinTech environment. Imagine shaping how millions of Tide members discover and engage with business banking platforms and building this on a global scale.

What we’re looking for:

You are a seasoned data engineering professional who is passionate about building scalable data solutions and inspiring others to learn more. You want to join a fast moving company and shape our architecture to help us scale. You have an agile mindset and want to deliver value incrementally.

You’ll be part of the data leadership team and work closely with our analytics, data science and governance teams in order to deliver data solutions that generate business value.

As an Lead Machine Learning Engineer you’ll be:

  • Creating and maintaining ML-enabled backend distributed systems to operationalize ML models.

  • Developing & deploying low latency and highly scalable containerized microservices.

  • Collaborating in cross-functional software/architecture design sessions to find the best solutions for the problems that we are facing.

  • Working with Peer ML engineers who will be responsible for scaling and deploying machine learning models for Tide.

  • Participating in an agile development team that delivers value iteratively, maintains and monitors prod systems.

  • Building ML platform to speed up develop & deploy cycle and monitoring of models in production.

What you’ll get in return:

  • 25 days paid annual leave
  • 3 paid days off for volunteering or L&D activities
  • Extended maternity and paternity leave covered by the company
  • Personal L&D budget in the amount of 1000 BGN per year
  • Additional health & dental insurance
  • Mental wellbeing platform
  • Fully covered Multisports card
  • Food vouchers
  • Snacks, light food, drinks in the office
  • WFH equipment allowance
  • Share options

What makes you a great fit:

  • You have at least 4+ years of backend development experience

  • You have extensive development experience in Python, including development of microservices using e. g. Flask, Django, FastAPI etc.

  • You have experience in building data solutions, both batch processes and streaming applications.

  • You have experience working in an agile team, dedicated to generating value in an iterative fashion.

  • You have high development standards, especially for code quality, code reviews, unit testing, continuous integration and deployment.

  • Business-level of English and good communication skills.

  • Experience with Git, Docker and setting up CI/CD pipelines

  • Exposure to Cloud providers - architecting solutions using managed services

Tidean Ways of Working

At Tide, we’re Member First and Data Driven, but above all, we’re One Team. Our Working Out of Office (WOO) policy allows you to work from anywhere in the world for up to 90 days a year. We are remote first, but when you do want to meet new people, collaborate with your team or simply hang out with your colleagues, our offices are always available and equipped to the highest standard. We offer flexible working hours and trust our employees to do their work well, at times that suit them and their team.

Tide is a place for everyone

At Tide, we believe that we can only succeed if we let our differences enrich our culture. Our Tideans come from a variety of backgrounds and experience levels. We consider everyone irrespective of their ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status. We believe it’s what makes us awesome at solving problems! We are One Team and foster a transparent and inclusive environment, where everyone’s voice is heard.