The Engineering Manager (EM) manages and recruits a team of Backend Engineers. As a coach and mentor, the EM guides the team towards advancing Tala’s mission and business objectives. As a leader within the engineering guild, ensure the consistent practice of Tala’s engineering processes and standards. Close interactions with the US office and quarterly travel are vital to the success of this role.
This is a leadership role in Tala’s management track. You will report to the Head of Engineering and collaborate cross-functionally with all Tala teams across the globe.
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Tala is the leading mobile technology and data science company committed to financial inclusion globally. More than 1.3 million people have borrowed through Tala’s smartphone app, which provides instant credit scoring, lending, and other personalized financial services in emerging markets. Tala has raised more than $105 million from leading venture and impact investors including Revolution, IVP, Ribbit Capital, Data Collective, and Lowercase Capital. Tala’s global team is headquartered in Santa Monica, with additional offices in Nairobi, Manila, Dar Es Salaam, Mexico City, Mumbai, and Bangalore.
Tala is an innovative, fast-paced mobile technology start-up, that provides a credit scoring and reporting platform to financial services institutions in emerging countries.
Traditional credit doesn't work in emerging markets; mobile does. Our technologies are unlocking trillions of dollars in purchasing power in the world’s fastest growing economies.
Tala is a mobile technology and data science company that is flipping the traditional credit scoring model by putting power into the hands of newly empowered consumers in emerging markets. Through our mobile app and unique channel, we gather an average of 10,000 discrete data points per user to provide personalized offers and deliver real-time credit.