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Engineering Manager, Backend (Compute)
Posted on 3/11/2022
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Communication with empathy and compassion that builds trust
  • Extensive experience developing cloud-based services using Python, JVM-Based languages and AWS infrastructure
  • In-depth, hands-on experience building, scaling and operating platforms for containerized workloads, including cluster provisioning and workflow orchestration, ideally Kubernetes
  • Understanding of continuous integration / continuous deployment processes and tools and how to support and operate critical production-grade systems
  • Lead inclusive teams, mentoring engineers and technical leads, and applying practices that help teams grow
  • Develop strong product and architectural vision and collaborate, communicate, and influence the company's engineering culture
  • Work with dozens of customers across the engineering organization to build long term roadmaps and an ecosystem of user-friendly tools that will enable the rest of Affirm engineering

1,001-5,000 employees

Point of sale installment loans for consumers
Company mission
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.
  • 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 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.