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Staff Software Engineer
Backend, Experimentation
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Canada • Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Apache Spark
Data Analysis
Data Science
NoSQL
Requirements
  • 8+ years of industry experience in building large scale production systems
  • Experience building and owning large-scale stream processing systems
  • Experience building and operating robust and highly available infrastructure
  • Working knowledge of Relational and NoSQL databases
  • Experience working with Data Warehouse solutions
  • Experience building out statistical analysis tooling
  • Experience leading technical projects and mentoring junior engineers
  • Exceptionally collaborative with a history of delivering complex technical projects and working closely with stakeholders
  • BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical field
Responsibilities
  • Architect stream processing features to execute on our ambitious event driven ecosystem
  • Develop robust, well-instrumented stream processing data pipelines that can scale to handle Affirm's future growth and adhere to strict SLAs
  • Design and build experimentation infrastructure and tooling to evaluate new Affirm products and initiatives that securely scale over millions of users and their transactions
  • Improve the reliability and efficiency of our core data processing systems
  • Develop data processing systems using MapReduce and Spark
  • Work cross-functionally with various engineering, data science and analytics teams to identify and execute on new opportunities in experimentation
  • Provide low-latency robust statistical analysis and visualization tooling for stakeholders in various functions
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.