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Senior Software Engineer
Backend, Compute
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
AWS
Celery
Docker
Java
Kotlin
Management
nginx
RabbitMQ
Scala
Terraform
Kubernetes
Python
Requirements
  • Hands on coding and debugging experience using modern software delivery methods to develop services using Python, Go, or JVM-based languages (Java, Kotlin, Scala)
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), EKS, EC2 and/or other cloud providers as well as experience with Terraform and Infrastructure as code
  • Hands-on experience building platforms at scale for containerized workloads, particularly Kubernetes, including cluster provisioning, operations, and workflow orchestration
  • You value keeping costs low while building your products
  • An eye for designing easy-to-use, customer-focused systems that other engineers will use to manage their infrastructure
  • You prefer using, enhancing, and contributing to Open Source solutions rather than building solutions from ground up
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience
Responsibilities
  • Lead and drive technical decisions, projects, and execution within the team
  • Collaborate with technical leads, and management across the platform, engineering, and product engineering organizations
  • Play a meaningful role in defining and helping to implement our platform taking into account the important principles of Fault-Tolerance, Isolation, Operability, Availability, Resilience (including full region failover)
  • Design and build frameworks, services, and tools to handle new Affirm products and business requirements that securely scale over millions of users and their transactions
  • Challenge, educate, mentor and grow junior and senior engineers in the team
Desired Qualifications
  • Familiarity with Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) is a plus. We use technologies such as Kubernetes, ArgoCD, Docker, gRPC, Envoy, Istio, Celery/RabbitMQ, and NGINX but we are always looking for new technologies to adopt
  • Experience with developing components within Kubernetes (eg: controllers) is a plus
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.