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Talazen Spotlight: Carlos Perez

This series shines a light on the amazing people who make Tala possible. Learn more about how they enable financial agency for our customers.

Meet Carlos Perez, Lead Data Platform Engineer at Tala! Carlos designs, implements, and maintains pipelines and data storage that provide the data science and machine learning engineering teams with the data they require to craft new models and score existing ones.

Where are you from, and where do you live?


How did you get into engineering?

I love solving problems. In software engineering, we get the chance to quickly and very efficiently iterate on our solutions and perfect them, improving our craft.

What’s your favorite part about your job?

Advocating for change and then making it happen! At Tala, I have a direct impact on enabling access, choice, and control for our customers. 

What advice do you have for someone trying to get into engineering at a mission-driven company?

Mission-driven means that we take our shared humanity to the workplace. So, loosen up and enjoy the interviews.

Want to join a remote-first company to build a financial system that works for everyone? #TeamTala is hiring! Check out our open roles.

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