People Matter

Senior Manager, Software Engineering (Fraud Decisioning)



Software Engineering, Accounting & Finance
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024

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 defend both consumers and our business by preventing fraud at the point of purchase, uncovering fraud after it’s occurred and mitigating its impact. We need you to help build our next generation fraud mitigation platform that is flexible enough to respond to scaled fraud attacks while giving legitimate users a frictionless experience.

Are you passionate about leading a team to protect our customers from identity theft and account takeover in an adversarial and dynamic environment? Affirm’s Fraud Engineering team is growing and looking for a senior engineering manager to help keep our customers safe.

What You'll Do

  • Collaborate with our Product, Analytics, and Operations teams to set and execute our risk mitigation strategy
  • Recruit and hire senior engineers
  • Coach, develop, retain, and provide feedback to team members
  • Organize the Fraud Engineering team as necessary to fulfill its mandate
  • Establish OKRs and critical metrics to set the engineering team’s direction and measure its success
  • Create a long term technical roadmap that enables the team to keep up with our fast growing business
  • Build a strong engineering culture around innovation, accountability, empathy, and execution

What We Look For

  • Passionate: Passionate about Affirm's Mission: "Deliver Honest Financial Products that improve lives"
  • Technical: Solid engineering fundamentals and real world experience building scalable engineering solutions
  • Collaborative: Enjoys cross team collaboration especially with product managers and business partners
  • Humble: You lead with the humility and self-awareness needed to navigate challenging situations
  • User Focused: Cares about the details in the user experience
  • Experience: 3+ years managing high performing engineering teams

Pay Grade - USA 32

Employees new to Affirm or promoted into a new role, typically begin in the min to mid range.

USA base pay range (CA, WA, NY, NJ, CT) per year:

Min: $222,300

Mid: $277,800

Max: $333,400

USA base pay range (all other U.S. states) per year:

Min: $200,000

Mid: $250,000

Max: $300,100

Location: Remote - US


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’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.

[For U.S. positions that could be performed in Los Angeles or San Francisco] Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, Affirm will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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