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Senior Python Backend Engineer (Data & AI)



Software Engineering, Data Science
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Thursday, April 4, 2024

Department: Data Science

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.

As a Staff ML Engineer you’ll be:

  • Working closely with product owners, other backend (Java & Python) engineers, data scientist and other business members to translate requirements into well-engineered solutions
  • Architect, design, test, implement, deploy, monitor and maintain end-to-end backend services. You build it, you own it mentality.
  • Integrate already trained ML models in some of the services you develop.
  • Work with people from other teams and departments on a day to day basis to ensure efficient project execution with a focus on delivering value to our members.
  • Regularly aligning your team’s vision and roadmap with the target architecture within your domain and to ensure the success of complex multi domain initiatives

What makes you a great fit:

  • Proven work experience as a Backend Python Engineer (Senior/Lead)
  • Understanding of software engineering fundamentals (OOP, SOLID, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience with frameworks such as Django, FastAPI or Flask
  • Extensive experience integrating with or creating REST APIs
  • Experience with creating and maintaining CI/CD pipelines - we use GitHub Actions.
  • Experience with event-driven architectures
  • Experience with AWS
  • (Great to have) Experience with Databricks, ML feature store solutions, Kafka (or other message brokers)

Our Tech Stack (You don’t have to excel in all, but willing to learn them):

  • Databricks on AWS
  • Python Flask
  • Snowflake
  • Tecton - feature store
  • Fiddler - model observability platform

What you’ll get in return:

Make work, work for you! We are embracing new ways of working and support flexible working arrangements. With our Working Out of Office (WOO) policy our colleagues can work remotely from home or anywhere in their assigned Indian state. Additionally, you can work from a different country or Indian state for 90 days of the year. Plus, you’ll get:

  • Competitive salary
  • Self & Family Health Insurance
  • Term & Life Insurance
  • OPD Benefits
  • Mental wellbeing through Plumm
  • Learning & Development Budget
  • WFH Setup allowance
  • 15 days of Privilege leaves
  • 12 days of Casual leaves
  • 12 days of Sick leaves
  • 3 paid days off for volunteering or L&D activities
  • Stock Options

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.