Tala was named one of the top 50 FinTech companies in the world. We are a financial technology company on a mission to make financial services simple, inclusive, and accessible for the doers and dreamers globally. More than 5 million people in emerging markets have borrowed through our smartphone app, which provides instant credit scoring, lending, education, and other personalized financial services. Headquartered in Santa Monica, we support the needs of our customers in Kenya, Mexico, Philippines, and India.
The Senior Machine Learning Engineer will architect and stabilize Tala’s core machine learning models and services, using their expertise in both data science and software engineering to deliver scalable, robust ML products. This IC role will work to define and deliver new products and improvements relating to data science at Tala from within the Data Platform team, participating in collaborative design discussions and delivering well-tested, performant solutions which are reliable and trusted by the senior engineering staff. The Senior Machine Learning Engineer values the craftsmanship of clean and efficient code, believes in solving complex challenges with the most appropriate technologies, and helps to set standards and best practices for data engineering as a whole. The Senior Machine Learning Engineer will proactively identify and address potential barriers to success, both individually and for the team, and take ownership of their solutions.
Our vision is to build a new financial ecosystem where everyone can participate on equal footing and access the tools they need to be financially healthy. We strongly believe that inclusion fosters innovation and we’re proud to have a diverse global team that represents a multitude of backgrounds, cultures, and experience. We hire talented people regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.