Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest.

Our Fraud Engineering team’s mission is to protect both consumers and our business by preventing fraud at the point of purchase, uncovering fraud that has occurred, and mitigating its impact. 
 
Are you excited about preventing consumer Identity Theft and Account Takeover? Do you want to help us build our next generation fraud mitigation platform? 
 
Affirm’s Fraud Engineering team is growing and looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help keep our customers safe.

What you'll do

  • Work with our Product team to extend our core decisioning service
  • Building new risk and fraud mitigation features
  • Build effective tools for our Risk Operations team to help uncover fraud in real time
  • Support Data Science by providing them with the signals needed to build effective models
  • Integrate third party solutions and data into our loan application to determine applicant risk
  • Analyze and debug performance issues across distributed services

What we look for

  • Passionate: Passionate about Affirm's mission - "Deliver Honest Financial Products that improve lives"
  • Technical: Solid CS fundamentals and fluency of a dynamically typed language. We primarily use Python, but members of our team have backgrounds in a wide range of technologies
  • Collaborative: Enjoys cross team collaboration especially with product managers and designers
  • Humble: You have the humility and self-awareness to understand and navigate the unknown 
  • User Focused: Cares about the details in the user experience
  • Experienced: Background building real-time distributed web services, fraud detection and risk decisioning systems 

Location

We’re excited to announce that Affirm is now a remote-first company! This role can be located anywhere in the U.S. and Canada (with the exception of Quebec). Remote based employees may occasionally travel to an Affirm office for meetings or team building events. Our offices in San Francisco, New York City, Pittsburgh, Chicago, and Salt Lake City will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis.

If you got to this point, we hope you're feeling excited about the job description you just read. Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people that believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways – not just candidates who check all the boxes.
 
At Affirm, "People Come First" is a core value and that’s why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can read about our D&I program here and our progress thus far in our 2019 D&I report.
 
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