Senior Software Engineer
Compute
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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.
Financial Services
Consumer Goods
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$2.9B

Founded

2012

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

-8%

2 year growth

9%
Locations
Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Kotlin
Kubernetes
Microsoft Azure
Python
Java
Docker
AWS
Scala
Nginx
Google Cloud Platform
CategoriesNew
DevOps & Infrastructure
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Proficient in Kubernetes, OpenShift, or other container orchestration technologies
  • Experience in designing and creating cloud-native CD systems with ArgoCD, Flux, or similar technologies
  • Solid CS fundamentals and practical coding and debugging experience using modern software delivery methods to develop services with Python, Go, C++, or JVM-based languages (Java, Kotlin, Scala)
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), or other cloud providers
  • Familiarity with Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA) is a plus
  • Experience in leading cloud cost-saving projects is beneficial
  • Experience in building Kubernetes controllers, customizing internals, and contributing to open source projects is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
Responsibilities
  • Lead technical decisions, projects, and roadmaps within the Compute Platform team
  • Shape and own Affirm’s computing infrastructure and workloads
  • Collaborate with technical leads, management, and stakeholders across the platform engineering and product engineering organizations
  • Design and implement computing frameworks, services, and tools to handle new Affirm products and business needs that can securely scale across millions of users and their transactions
  • Guide, mentor, and aid in the professional growth of junior engineers within the team, promoting best practices in design, coding, and testing
Desired Qualifications
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes, Docker, Envoy, Istio, and Nginx
  • Prioritizing cost-efficiency in product development
  • Prefer leveraging, enhancing, and contributing to Open Source solutions rather than starting from scratch