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Senior Principal Engineer
Debit+
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Canada • Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Leadership
Management
Research
Requirements
  • Strong experience leading engineering organizations, across multiple product lines, to deliver high quality software
  • Track record of successfully leading engineering teams at both rapidly scaling startups and complex larger technology companies
  • Expertise in synthesizing complex technical requirements, designs, trade-offs, and capabilities into clear decisions, and influence product direction
  • Ability to communicate decisions and practices to the engineering organization effectively
  • Extensive experience building and owning large-scale, highly available consumer product
  • Track record of successfully mentoring and developing technical leaders
  • Masters + 18 years or PhD + 15 years experience designing and software solutions
Responsibilities
  • Drive the long-term vision and architecture of the Consumer product and Affirm's ecosystem
  • Champion innovative, scalable, and delightful solutions across the engineering organization
  • Promote a strong culture of innovation, drive evaluation, development and roll out of new technologies/frameworks. Actively research, brainstorm, prototype, and present ideas
  • Establish architecture, technical design, and code review standards, coach team members to conduct effective design and code reviews. Ensure high programming standards, create best practices, and lead by example
  • Provide technical guidance and influence in other areas of the Engineering (for example, Security, Test Engineering, Infrastructure)
  • Lead technical teams to develop end-to-end solutions for complex problems, interfacing with multiple services and platforms, and multiple external organizations
  • Partner with Product Management, provide technical input to shape product direction and roadmap
  • Lead the organization by hiring, coaching, managing, and supporting a team of senior engineering leaders in technical contributor roles
  • Foster a culture of technical excellence, humility, constant improvement, and rigor to build a team that can confidently tackle complex challenges across multiple technical domains
  • Provide leadership in development of a technical architecture and strategy for a complex and quickly growing business and serve a broader engineering team
Affirm

1,001-5,000 employees

Point of sale installment loans for consumers
Company Overview
Affirm seeks to deliver honest financial products—to improve lives. The company operates a buy-now-pay-later platform for consumers at the point of sale.
Benefits
  • Spending wallets: Access tech, food, lifestyle, and family planning wallets for your expenses
  • Supportive communities: Get involved with our employee resource groups and community groups
  • Remote-first workforce: If your role is remote, you can set up shop anywhere in your home country
  • Generous time off: Take the time you need when life happens
  • Health benefits: Get a plan that fits your needs
  • Mental healthcare: Take care of your mind with great mental health programs
  • Parental leave: Birth and non-birth parents get 18 weeks paid leave. Plus, a 4-week return-to-work transition program, at full base pay.
  • Compensation: We have a simple, flexible, and transparent remote-first compensation structure so you can make the best decisions for yourself and your family.
  • Away days: We offer 24 company-wide paid days off—which help our teams collectively pause to recharge.
  • Learning & development: Engage in exciting learning programs to level up your growth.
Company Core Values
  • People come first: We consider our impact on people’s lives before we think about our own interests.
  • No fine print: We are completely transparent and honest—with our customers and with each other.
  • It's on us: We take full accountability for our actions, never shirking responsibility or passing the buck.
  • Simpler is better: We make complex things simple and clear.
  • Push the envelope: We never stop innovating, taking smart risks, and raising the bar.