Full-Time

Senior Staff Software Engineer

Backend, Fraud Decisioning

Posted on 5/20/2024

Affirm

Affirm

1,001-5,000 employees

Offers buy now, pay later services

Financial Services
Consumer Goods
Data & Analytics

Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Kotlin
Python
AWS
Requirements
  • 10+ years of experience as a software engineer with leadership exposure and experience mentoring junior engineers
  • Expertise in synthesizing complex business, product, and technical requirements
  • Strong understanding of distributed systems and architectural decisions
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficiency in project management
  • Passion for working with cross-functional teams
  • Python/Kotlin development experience
  • Experience with AWS and/or other cloud providers
Responsibilities
  • Evolve the technical strategy for Fraud area
  • Draft, review, and refine technical specification documents
  • Partner cross-functionally with product and business teams
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders
  • Lead and mentor engineers
  • Conduct technical and soft skill evaluations
  • Develop and review technical content for interviews

Affirm stands out as an excellent workplace due to its dedication to creating transparent financial products that improve consumer lives. Operating at the forefront of the 'buy now, pay later' sector, the company not only offers an innovative payment solution but also prioritizes a tech-forward approach by leveraging JavaScript, ensuring its team is always working with cutting-edge technology in the financial industry.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$2.9B

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2012

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

-1%

2 year growth

-3%

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.