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Senior Data Engineer


San Francisco, CA, US / Canada / Vancouver, CA / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Data Science
  • Industry: Consumer
  • Post Date: 11/24/2021
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  • Company Address: 74 Langton St, San Francisco, CA, 94103

About Tally

Tally is a consumer tech company pioneering full-service financial automation. Founded in 2015, the company is democratizing financial services to put billions of dollars back in people’s pockets. It built the first fully automated debt manager to help people overcome credit card debt and provides a completely free automated savings service, Tally Save. Tally’s vision is to automate people’s entire financial lives so they can worry about money less and do what they love more.

Job Description

Tally makes people less stressed and better off financially through full financial automation. We’ve successfully launched Tally, the first and only fully automated debt manager to put billions of dollars back into people’s pockets. Currently backed by some of the world’s top investors, including Andressen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins ($92MM in total funding to date), Tally’s vision is to automate people’s entire financial lives so they can be less stressed and better off financially.

Our Data Platform team is responsible for managing our data infrastructure, architecting and implementing business-critical data pipelines, enabling data driven decision making by building data products, maintaining high code quality standards to improve the availability, reliability and accuracy of our data, and supporting all internal teams. Our Data platform consists of AWS Redshift and AWS S3 and Glue catalog-based data lake solutions and other big data distributed sql engines. We use Apache airflow as our primary ETL orchestration and workflow monitoring platform.

Core Technologies: Spark, Scala, Kafka, Kinesis, Python, Airflow, EMR, ECS
Role Impact
  • Develop solutions to turn millions of data points into actionable insights
  • Constantly strive to evolve the data architecture and scalability
  • Designing data architecture to support all business teams.

In this role we value:

  • Passion for the latest distributed analytics technologies, ETL, and Big Data systems (such as data manipulation, data engineering, data analysis)
  • Interest in mentoring, coaching and leading junior engineers in the team
  • Highly skilled in data architecture and ETL design
  • Collaborate well with other data/software engineers and business partners
  • Passion for solving complex and ambiguous problems and ability to make technical tradeoffs
  • Highly motivated to enable data-driven decision making by building supportive data products
  • Healthy appreciation of security principles and work hard to protect the consumer’s data
A message from our leadership:
"One of our core values at Tally is 'Change shoes often.' We do this with our peers and our customers every day, and we want candidates to share in our commitment to empathy.  Empathy really is the foundation of inclusion, and Tally prides itself in being a company that prioritizes inclusion and diversity. We’re dedicated to creating a workplace culture where people are included and treated equitably."
Jason Brown, Co-founder and CEO

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