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.

We are looking for a Staff Engineer to lead the Consumer Credit Decisioning team, responsible for building backend systems that drive consumer credit and pricing decisions in all of Affirm’s products. The team partners closely with Product, Credit and other engineering teams to deliver honest and transparent financial products that help consumers make their purchasing decisions. As we scale the company to be a cornerstone of all ecommerce and offline retail, it is an exciting time to join the team which sits at the core of this mission. 

What You’ll Do

  • Lead a team of engineers to design, maintain, and evolve existing architecture that grows the business and unlocks new product initiatives. Prepare architectural documents and presentations. Document software interfaces
  • Provide technical leadership to ensure the delivery of reliable, scalable and performant technical solutions
  • Collaborates with business leadership and counterparts in Product Management, Design, Engineering, and Analytics
  • Build teams by leading and mentoring other engineers, informing and influencing hiring decisions, and building an inclusive team environment

What We Look For

  • Drive to change consumer financial services for the better
  • Prior experience architecting, building, launching, and maintaining complex systems
  • Strong cross-team communication and collaboration skills
  • A leader, team builder, and mentor
  • Enjoy mentoring and helping the team grow
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.
 
 
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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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