Job description


Tandem Diabetes Care creates new possibilities for people living with diabetes, their loved ones, and their healthcare providers through a positively different experience. We’d love for you to team up with us to “innovate every day,” put “people first,” and take a “no-shortcuts” approach that has propelled us to become a leader in the diabetes technology industry.


Tandem Diabetes Care is proud to manufacture and sell the t:slim X2 insulin pump with Control-IQ technology. We’re also so much more than that. Our company’s human-centered approach to design, development, and support delivers innovative products and services for people who use insulin. Since many of our own team members live with type 1 diabetes, or have a loved one impacted by diabetes, the work is personal, and we are committed to the cause. Learn more at


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 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 data pipelines
  • Builds monitoring infrastructure to give visibility into the data pipeline’s status and the impact of jobs on cluster performance
  • Lays the groundwork 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
  • Supports the team in the development and/or implementation of data products or models.
  • Attends industry and academic conferences to keep up to date with the state of technology.
  • Ensures compliance with company policies, including Privacy/HIPAA, and other legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with DevOps to define and build CI/CD automation pipelines.


  • 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
  • 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 Databricks is a plus


  • BA in computer science or other quantitative discipline
  • 4 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.


The starting base pay range for this position is $120,000 - $135,000 annually. Base pay will vary based on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and may also fluctuate depending on candidate’s location and the overall job market. In addition to base pay, Tandem offers a competitive compensation package that includes bonus, equity, and a robust benefits package.

Tandem offers health care benefits such as medical, dental, vision, health savings accounts and flexible saving accounts. You’ll also receive 10 paid holidays per year, a minimum of 20 days of paid time off (starting in year 1) and have access to a 401k plan with company match. Learn more about Tandem’s benefits here!


Potential new employees must successfully complete a drug screen and background check which includes criminal search, education certification and employment verification prior to hire.


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