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Senior Software Engineer

Backend, Identity Decisioning

Posted on 6/27/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Offers buy now, pay later services

Financial Services
Consumer Goods
Data & Analytics

Compensation Overview

$169k - $240kAnnually

+ Equity Rewards

Senior, Expert

Remote in USA

Backend Engineering
Software Engineering
Required Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent practical experience
  • 4+ years of experience designing, building, launching, and maintaining complex systems
  • Familiarity with Python ecosystem - Flask, Mypy, Pytest, etc.
  • Strong cross-team communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience in Risk Engineering domain
  • Collaborate with other Software Engineers to design, maintain, and evolve existing architecture
  • Drive detailed project definition, design, technical specification, cross-functional alignment, task breakdown, and delivery
  • Proactively raise any issues or improvement opportunities in product, technology, or business processes
  • Provide technical leadership to ensure the delivery of reliable, scalable, and performant technical solutions
  • Build teams by mentoring other engineers, informing and influencing hiring decisions, and building an inclusive team environment
  • Provide input into planning product, codebase, infrastructure, team goals, and roadmap.

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


Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



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.