About Us

Tambo is a The Global Marketplace Platformthat helps brands and retailers grow their sales on Amazon, whether theyare starting out, looking to expand or simply optimising their current listing to drive performance. We offer a broad range of strategic, optimisation, management and advertising services in the UK and globally. This is a great opportunity to work, in arguably the most exciting area of e-commerce, with world leading brands, leaders in innovation or fast-growing businesses to help them grow sales both in the UK and internationally.

The Role

The entire Tambo business is built around Compass, our intelligent business insight platform. Compass unifies industry data sources to help us create unique insight for our clients. We are looking a data engineer who will own data pipelines to access, cleanse our data sources and help translating ML concepts into production projects. Tambo is looking for strong data scientists and data engineers at level II or III (Mid to Senior) stage of their career. To help us enhance and further develop the compass platform, access new data sources and create new insight based on the existing ones.


The successful candidate will:

  • Engage with both technical and non-technical stakeholders on project status and challenges.

  • Deliver the Data Engineering component of key client projects.

  • Own and support the development of new data pipelines, dana visualizations and ML models.

  • Access data from internal and external data sources via API’s, databases and external websites.

  • Thrive to help the team improve their processes as part of retrospective and stand-up meetings.

  • Advise stakeholders of opportunities, technical challenges and estimates.

  • Help stakeholders with specifications, documentation and escalated support questions.

  • Contribute to peer review processes.

  • Pair with peers and mentor junior developers.

  • Continuously develop their own skills and knowledge as part of projects and our

  • Learning and Development Time. Education and Experience required

The ideal candidate will:

  • A minimum BSc degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or related quantitative degree or similar professional experience.

  • Have several years’ experience in a data focused software engineering role.

  • Preferably have some experience working with retail, marketing, or e-commerce data.

  • Have experience working with large datasets, data warehouse solutions and BI tools.

  • Be based in the UK or EU and be willing to occasionally travel to attend networking and team building events in our London offices.

  • Understand the software development life cycle and agile processes.

  • Have good communication skills and can express technical challenges in lay-man’s terms.

Technical Skills Desired

A successful candidates should be able to cover a good cross section of the
following skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of Python for data manipulation, data pipeline design.

  • Knowledge of AWS especially Lambda, Redshift, RDS, Glue.

  • Good knowledge of code and model maintenance tools such as Git, MLflow

  • Knowledge of SQL and understanding of the challenges of designing for Data Warehouses and Databases.

  • Experience working with libraries designed for high scalability such as Spark

  • Experience creating data visualizations using BI Platforms or visualization frameworks.

  • Understand the foundations of statistical models and ML models.

  • Skills in object-oriented design, Typescript and Javascript are desired but not mandatory.


  • Remote working with occasional travel to London

  • Technology allowance (£500 to equip yourself for WFH) or a work laptop.

  • 25 Days holiday (not including Bank Holidays)

  • Birthday day off

  • Cycle 2 Work / Tech Scheme

  • Personal Development Framework & Plan

  • 5 weeks a year working from anywhere in the world

Working with us

We are committed to investing in and growing each member of the Tambo family. We want you to work where you are happiest; in an ambitious and supportive environment.Everyone is encouraged and given the flexibility to pursue other interests. Technology is at the core of our business, enabling our services, empowering our employees, providing collaboration. A new way of working for people who want to work smarter. Tambo employees are measured on their results and rewarded on performance. Every employee has clear objectives with defined rewards for achievement. Tambo has offices in London (UK) and Sydney (Australia).

Inclusive Team

At Tambo, our goal is to create a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel comfortable in bringing their authentic selves to work. We want all Tambo people to feel included and truly empowered to contribute fully to our vision and goals. Everyone who applies will receive fair consideration for employment. We do not discriminate based upon race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

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