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Senior Software Engineer, Backend (Remote) at Affirm

As a Senior Software Engineer at Affirm, you'll lead projects and initiatives on the Trust Safety Foundations team, working to design and build scalable backend systems. You'll also work with cross-functional teams to propose long-term viable technical solutions.
123K - 185K USD / YEAR
Full Time

✅ Pros

  • 💰 Competitive salary range from $123,200 to $184,800
  • 🏝️ Majority of roles are remote
  • 📈 Opportunity to buy shares of Affirm at a discount

⛔ Cons

  • 🚀 Fast-paced environment might be challenging for some
  • 🧳 Occasional travel to the office may be required
  • 🕒 High responsibility role meaning potential long hours

🔧 Skills

Proficiency in Python, Java or Kotlin, and MySQL
Experience with architectural and system designs
Experience in leading and executing large cross-functional initiatives
Ability to work with cross-functional teams
Can provide constructive feedback and maintain quality standards
Leadership and mentoring skills

🗣️ Impact

You will play a critical role in enhancing Affirm's trust and safety capabilities, thereby shaping the future of credit by making it more honest and friendly. Your contributions will directly influence the safety and integrity of our platforms.

👉 Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute large, cross-functional initiatives
  • Design and build scalable backend systems
  • Work with different teams to understand and solve foundational problems
  • Review and provide feedback on others' work

🔍 Requirements

  • 3-5+ years of experience as a software engineer
  • Experience architecting, building, and maintaining complex systems
  • Ability to work almost anywhere within the country of employment

✨ Benefits

  • Full health care coverage for you and your dependents
  • Flexible spending wallets for various needs
  • Generous vacation and holiday schedules
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

About Affirm

Affirm is a leading financial technology company that provides a convenient and transparent way for consumers to make purchases and pay over time. With the mission of offering a fair and honest alternative to traditional credit, Affirm allows customers to buy now and pay later, without any late fees or surprises. As a trusted partner, Affirm collaborates with thousands of top retailers, including well-known brands such as Amazon, Walmart.com, Target, Expedia Hotels & Vacation Packages, Peloton E-commerce, Purple, The RealReal, Priceline, and GOAT. This extensive network enables customers to shop at their favorite stores both online and in-store, with the option to pay later using Affirm. Using Affirm is simple and hassle-free. Customers can easily shop at their preferred stores and select Affirm as their payment option at checkout. Alternatively, they can request a virtual card through the Affirm app, allowing them to make purchases with as low as 0% APR. Affirm's seamless integration with popular retailers like adidas, Neiman Marcus, DICK'S Sporting Goods, SimpleTire, Casper, Bergdorf Goodman, The Tire Rack, and NECTAR Sleep makes it easy to access the benefits of Affirm's payment options. What sets Affirm apart from credit card companies is its commitment to transparency and fairness. Affirm ensures that customers are not burdened with late fees, hidden charges, or sneaky fine print. The company believes in keeping it real, providing customers with a straightforward and trustworthy payment experience, ensuring no regrets. Furthermore, Affirm offers exclusive deals and promotions to its users. By signing in, customers can access Affirm-exclusive offers from renowned retailers such as Nike, Hotels.com, The Home Depot, Best Buy, and Apple. With its wide network of partners, user-friendly platform, and commitment to transparency, Affirm is revolutionizing the way consumers make purchases and pay for them. By offering a flexible and convenient payment solution, Affirm empowers customers to enjoy their shopping experience without the financial stress associated with traditional credit options.

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