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Tandem Diabetes Care

Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. is a medical device company dedicated to improving the lives of people with diabetes through relentless innovation and revolutionary customer experience. Tandem takes an innovative, user-centric approach to the design, development and commercialization of products for people with diabetes who use insulin. Tandem manufactures and sells the t:slim X2 insulin pump with Control-IQ technology. The t:slim X2 pump is capable of remote feature updates using a personal computer.

San Diego, California
Medical Devices
1001-5000 employees
Founded 2006

Diabetes is all we do


At Tandem Diabetes Care, we are not a diabetes division, we are a diabetes company. Our whole reason for being is to make the lives of people with diabetes better and better, through relentless innovation and revolutionary customer experience.


Innovate, for real. 

We rely on new ideas, and people who keep their minds open to how to make them happen, to deliver products that can change people’s lives.  When faced with a revolutionary concept, whether it be for a new product, or even just a new way to organize the supply room, we try to say yes (or at least maybe) before we say no.

Don’t mess with our customers. 

We have the world’s best customers, and we are very protective of them.  When making business decisions, we always ask ourselves and our partners “how will this impact our customers?” If we don’t feel it supports their best interests, then we keep thinking.

No shortcuts.

Making things more efficient and cost effective is great!  Taking shortcuts is not.  People’s lives depend on us, so holding ourselves to the highest ethical standards and delivering exceptional quality in everything we do isn’t just something we value, it’s something we require.

Huddle up. 

Getting innovative ideas off the ground requires the experience, opinions and actions of many.  We cannot accomplish great things without successful collaboration, both inside and outside of the company.

Tell me what you really think. 

Honest and timely communication of important ideas, data and feedback are criticalto success.  Our open-door policy helps innovative ideas to flow, and keeps projects from getting too far down the wrong path. 

Be casual, seriously. 

Don’t let the jeans and board shorts fool you.  We are very serious about our work.  We also recognize that the happiest people are the most productive people, and we foster an environment to support that. 

Stay awesome.

We treat our fellow employees like friends and family, and the company like our own home. This universal respect allows us the freedom to be ourselves and to be effective at our jobs, knowing at the end of the day that we can trust everyone do the right thing, for each other and for the company.

Diversity & Inclusion

Our work requires the experience, opinions and actions of many.  We believe a diverse culture is necessary for getting innovative ideas off the ground. Employment at Tandem is based solely upon individual merit and qualifications directly related to getting the job done, so we can continue raising the bar in the field of diabetes technology, treatment, and support.


We recognize that the happiest people are the most productive people, and we offer some of the most competitive benefits in the industry to help with that. Here are some of the highlights.


Tandem provides competitive compensation combined with generous benefits (in addition to an awesome company culture).

Vacation Policy

Celebrate 10 paid holidays and relax with 20 days of paid time off in your first year with Tandem Diabetes Care.

Generous Benefits

We offer a robust benefits package to support your health and your family.  From medical, dental, and vision, to flexible spending accounts for both health and dependent care.

Stock and 401(k)

Tandem offers all regular, full-time employees a company-provided 401(k) plan, the potential for Restricted Stock Units (RSU), and the opportunity to participate in the Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

Offsite Gym

Tandem employees are given complimentary membership to a luxurious, offsite gym, which boasts state-of-the-art fitness equipment and specialty fitness classes.

Employee Discounts

Look forward to saving money on tickets to the San Diego Zoo, movies, restaurants, and so much more with our employee discount program.

Employee Events

Get to know your Tandem family! Join in regular get-togethers at nearby restaurants and bars for special celebrations and select holidays.

Outdoor Trails

Recharge during your workday and enjoy the outdoors by biking, running, or walking on one of the nearby Sorrento Valley trails.


At Tandem Diabetes Care, you will enjoy a casual, inclusive environment where you can reach your fullest potential. But don’t let the jeans and board shorts fool you.  We are very serious about our work.

We’re active on a number of social media networks, sharing company and product news, photos, and tracking all of the amazing places people take our insulin pumps using the #tsliminthewild hashtag.

Browse our company blog and learn more about our culture and life at Tandem: https://www.tandemdiabetes.com/blog


"“I’ve been advocating for behavioral science in digital health for over a decade and Tandem Diabetes Care has valued human factors research and user centered design since its inception. To work at a digital health company that not only values, but prioritizes behavioral science is pretty special.”"
Stephanie Habif
Behavorial Sciences
""Designing new features, learning new technologies, and exploring software behavior are some of the challenges that push me to learn and grow as a programmer. Tandem has also provided the opportunities for me to improve myself in many other areas including writing, interviewing, and product management.""
Jason Guzon
Software Engineering

Social impact


As the only rechargeable insulin pumps on the market, our insulin pumps have kept an estimated 6.3 million disposable batteries out of landfills since becoming available in 2012.1 We’re proud to do our small part to help reduce the number of disposable batteries going into our landfills.

Community Partners

We understand that for many people, peer-support plays a key role in successful diabetes management. Tandem supports a broad spectrum of people and organizations working hard to improve the lives of people who live and work with diabetes.

Opportunities at Tandem Diabetes Care