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Senior Software Engineer (Infrastructure Platform)

Returnly

Returnly

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, August 11, 2023

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.

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. Affirm, Inc. proudly includes Affirm, PayBright, and Returnly.

Affirm continues to evolve our large-scale, massively distributed, fault-tolerant global infrastructure. We pride ourselves on constantly innovating while keeping the business running 24/7. Leveraging our culture of constantly learning we implement large scale changes based on sound tech specs, constant feedback from our shareholders and by learning from our mistakes in a blameless manner.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer who’s passionate about automation & scripting and has experience with scale to join our Infrastructure Engineering team. We enable Affirm to build and scale our Infrastructure globally in an engineering efficient, developer friendly, cost-effective, resilient, performant and secure manner and ensure that Affirm can uphold our SLA commitments. Our work ranges from automating load tests, scaling for the holiday season, developing capacity models and having fun along the way!

What you'll do

  • Build out automation for load testing of our checkout flow and more

  • Scaling our infrastructure for high traffic events like Prime Day and Black Friday Cyber Monday

  • Right sizing compute and data workloads

  • Assist with oncall and triage rotations

What we look for

  • 4+ years of software development experience with experience mentoring junior engineers

  • Software development experience in Python or a similar language

  • Linux and AWS experience, AWS certification is a plus

  • Kubernetes experience is a bonus

  • Experience in operating 24x7 mission-critical systems


USA Pacific base pay range (CA, WA, NY, NJ, CT): $162,400 - $243,500
USA Sapphire base pay range (all other U.S. states): $146,100 - $219,200

#LI-Remote

Affirm is proud to be a remote-first company! The majority of our roles are remote and you can work almost anywhere within the country of employment. Affirmers in proximal roles have the flexibility to work remotely, but will occasionally be required to work out of their assigned Affirm office. A limited number of roles remain office-based due to the nature of their job responsibilities.

We have a simple and transparent remote-first grade-based compensation structure. Offer amounts within the range are based on a number of factors including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Across the broader organization, certain roles are eligible for equity awards upon hire, promotion, tenure milestones and for performance.

We’re extremely proud to offer competitive benefits that are anchored to our core value of people come first. Some key highlights of our benefits package include:

  • Health care coverage - Affirm covers all premiums for all levels of coverage for you and your dependents
  • Flexible Spending Wallets - generous stipends for spending on Technology, Food, various Lifestyle needs, and family forming expenses
  • Time off - competitive vacation and holiday schedules allowing you to take time off to rest and recharge
  • ESPP - An employee stock purchase plan enabling you to buy shares of Affirm at a discount

We believe It’s On Us to provide an inclusive interview experience for all, including people with disabilities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations to candidates in need of individualized support during the hiring process.

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