Hi, We’re AffiniPay! 

AffiniPay is a leading fintech company, based out of Austin, Texas. As the market leader in professional services payments and practice management software, AffiniPay’s tech products serve legal, accounting, architectural, engineering and construction firms. AffiniPay has been recognized as one of Inc. 5000’s fastest growing companies in the U.S. for 11 years in a row, and as a result, our teams continue to grow as well! 

We are looking for a Backend Staff Software Engineer to join our practice management team to innovate and help our engineering teams build and refine large-scale, service-oriented SaaS applications serving thousands of customers. If you are someone who is passionate about solving complex, but important problems and want to make a large impact on our customers, both internally and externally, this is the role for you. You will join a strong, experienced engineering team whose responsibilities include prototyping potential solutions, performing deep-dives into technologies, and ultimately making well-informed technological and architectural decisions that will shape the future of our platform.


What You’ll Do:

  • Provide guidance and expertise in software architecture, design patterns, and best practices to engineers across all engineering teams.
  • Design and implement scalable applications in microservice architecture using best practices.
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams and Product to proactively consider trade-offs and identify risks to timelines.
  • Create prototypes and investigate technological solutions to inform foundational and architectural decisions.
  • Support software deployments, including debugging, troubleshooting, and coordination with DevOps and QA Engineers
  • Collaborate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders to understand requirements, communicate technical solutions, and ensure alignment with business objectives
  • Lead and coordinate meetings to establish effective communication and coordination within and between teams
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and emerging technologies, continuously learning and evolving your skills to drive innovation and excellence within the organization

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience working with AWS or other cloud-based technologies
  • Experience building large-scale distributed systems
  • Experience deploying applications with Kubernetes
  • Expertise in Ruby and Ruby on Rails
  • Expertise in Javascript and Typescript
  • Expertise in Node.js and frameworks like Nest.JS
  • Expertise in Terraform and IAC 

About You:

  • BS in Computer Science or related field
  • 7+ years of experience designing, implementing, monitoring, and debugging large-scale solutions in cloud-based environments
  • Experience building and deploying production-grade web applications at scale
  • Familiar with LEAN product development and Agile frameworks - Scrum or Kanban
  • Experience building robust and resilient applications with event-based, microservices architecture
  • Strong understanding of SOLID design principles and design patterns
  • Strong understanding of SQL, and familiarity with relational databases such as Postgres or MySQL
  • Strong teamwork and documentation skills

Additional Information:

The pay range for this position is between $150,000-$180,000 annually. AffiniPay is committed to offering competitive, fair and commensurate compensation and has provided an estimated pay range for this role. Actual compensation may vary based on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and education.  


Our Story

Founded in 2005, AffiniPay’s mission is to build technology products that helps professionals focus on the work they love. As the leader in the professional payments industry, AffiniPay’s products serve legal, accounting, architectural, engineering and construction firms. Our portfolio of software solutions include MyCase (Legal Practice Management Software), CASEpeer (Practice Management for Personal Injury Firms), Docketwise (Immigration & Case Management Software), (Soluno (Legal Accounting), and Woodpecker (Legal Document Automation). Our portfolio of payment solutions include LawPay (Legal), AffiniPay for Associations (Associations), CPACharge (Accounting Professionals), and ClientPay (Architect, Engineer, and Construction). AffiniPay’s products serve over one hundred thousand users, and we are noted as one of the fastest growing tech companies in Austin, Texas. We are constantly looking for talent to join our team to continue playing a key part in unlocking our potential. 


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at AffiniPay

At AffiniPay, we recognize that innovation occurs with a strong team of people who are diverse in background, personality, talent and ideas. Experience comes in many forms and ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we continue to learn from each other is an integral part of our culture. We are committed to creating a welcoming and transparent environment for all that embraces those differences through education, equal access to opportunities and information, inclusionary programs, and community outreach. 


Benefits that Benefit You! 

As a people first culture, we believe it is important that our teammates are happy, healthy, and productive.  In order to best support that, AffiniPay provides award-winning benefits that can make a difference in your life - right now and for the future.

  • All employees receive fully covered medical, dental and vision coverage - Choose from our 2 available health plans based on what fits you and/or your family!
  • Have some fur babies? - We offer them insurance too!
  • RELAX and enjoy your time away with our flexible paid time off policy! 
  • We will help you plan for your future - 401K, or RRSP if in Canada, with a company match
  • Competitive compensation packages that include mid-year and end-of-year bonuses and equity options for all full-time employees
  • Health Wellness Program that includes nutrition consultations, mental health apps, and access to discounted memberships
  • Have plans to grow your family? - Parental resources, including 16 weeks of paid time off for primary caregivers
  • Professional development opportunities including mentorships, leadership programs and our AffiniPayU courses
  • We believe it is important to give back with our Matching Gift Program and organized activities focused on donations, volunteerism and supporting the local communities throughout the country
  • D&I initiatives provide educational opportunities regarding multicultural issues, tolerance, and celebrating diversity among our entire staff
  • An incredible, in-office experience at our headquarters in Austin and San Diego including free lunch delivery, a fully stocked kitchen, and some “sweet” surprises for those afternoon pick-me-ups


Security Advisory

Our hiring teams at AffiniPay are dedicated to recruiting top talent that share our passion for serving the professional services industry through innovative financial technology.  As such, our Talent Acquisition Team only follows legitimate hiring practices.  We will always communicate with our candidates using emails with the AffiniPay domain and will never ask for sensitive/personal data during the application process.  All interviews take place over phone call, Zoom/Google Meet or in person.  All offers are communicated verbally by our Talent Acquisition Specialists with a written offer letter as a follow up.  

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