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.

Personalization Engineering focuses on ranking and serving relevant, timely, and actionable content to power engaging user experiences throughout the shopping journey that connect new and returning customers to merchants where Affirm financial products open a new world of possibility.

Our team is growing and looking for a staff software engineer to help expand our products to acquire and monetize consumers while delighting them. Come join us!

What You’ll Do

  • Design and implement large scale and low latency services, elegant abstractions, shareable libraries, and robust APIs
  • Influence the features and direction of the product and platform with your own ideas
  • Look for ways to improve the end-to-end experience for developers working on our systems
  • Partner with internal engineering teams and third-party vendors to develop consistent and scalable solutions in order to allow every one of our products to confidently know who it’s serving
  • Collaborate with cross functional engineering teams, product managers, designers and analysts to deliver high quality consumer experience
  • Take an active role in mentoring junior engineers, and the processes that support team growth and efficiency

What We Look For

  • Passion and drive to change consumer banking for the better
  • Technical leadership; someone capable of handling mentorship, cross functional project execution, and solid individual contributions
  • Prior experience architecting, building, launching and maintaining complex systems
  • Well-developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication
  • Humility and self-awareness to understand and navigate the unknown
  • Prior experience in developing Mobile applications a plus
Location
 
We’re excited to announce that Affirm is now a remote-first company! This role can be located anywhere in the U.S. 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.
 
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If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this role. Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people who 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 one of our core values, 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 2020 DEI Report.

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