People Matter

Software Engineer II (Synthetic API)

Affirm

Affirm

Software Engineering
Poland · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 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.

We are looking for a highly motivated Software Engineer in our Synthetic API Team. We operate within Developer Productivity - Test Platform Engineering. Through our flagship platforms providing synthetic identities, test data seeding and endpoint mocking our team enable Affirm Engineering Teams to perform both manual and automated, deterministic testing at parity between locations. We aim to create a workplace where Affirm Engineering teams can focus on creativity and problem-solving, empowered by simplified, repeatable, automated testing processes.

Affirm is growing fast and we want you to enable us to scale our products to 10x and beyond through building world-class systems which enable Affirm in its mission to provide honest financial products that improve lives.

We are only just getting started! Come join us as we build a beloved, lasting financial services brand predicated on honesty and trust. It’s going to be an amazing ride!

What You'll Do

  • Work with technical leaders in the team to design and implement insightful forward-looking approaches that go beyond the direct team and solve large open-ended problems
  • Collaborate with engineers within the Disclosures team and across other product engineering teams to create a platform that can be integrated with many teams
  • Take ownership over parts of the Disclosures system
  • Write high-quality code that can be easily understood and leveraged by others
  • Review others’ work and provide constructive feedback in order to maintain high and consistent quality standards across teams
  • Conduct technical evaluations to inform and influence the hiring decisions

What We Look For

  • 2+ years of experience as a software engineer
  • Strong technical background in backend software development with technologies like Python, Java or Kotlin
  • A strong understanding of distributed systems and how architectural decisions affect performance and maintainability
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Must be proficient in asynchronous mode of communication–written tech specs, wiki, project plans, etc.
  • Project management skills–high degree of organization and ability to surface critical information effectively.
  • Work with our Product team to extend our core decisioning service; building new risk and fraud mitigation features
  • Passion for working with multi-functional teams including Product, Design, Analytics and Business teams.
  • Experience with AWS and/or other cloud providers is a plus

Compensation & Benefits

Base Pay Grade - L

Equity Grade - 3

Employees new to Affirm typically come in at the start of the pay range. Affirm focuses on providing a simple and transparent pay structure which is based on a variety of factors, including location, experience and job-related skills. For sales roles, the range provided is the role’s On Target Earnings ("OTE") range, which includes the annual base pay and the sales incentive target.

Base pay is part of a total compensation package that may include monthly stipends for health, wellness and tech spending, and benefits (including 100% subsidized medical coverage, dental and vision for you and your dependents). In addition, the employees may be eligible for equity rewards offered by Affirm Holdings, Inc. (parent company).

POL base pay range per year: 252,000 zł - 352,000

Additional benefits include:

  • Type of employment: Contract of Employment
  • Flexible Spending Wallets for tech, food and lifestyle
  • Away Days - wellness days to take off work and recharge
  • Learning & Development programs
  • Parental leave
  • Employee Resource & Community Groups

This role is eligible for creative tax benefits, subject to applicable law and company policy

Location - Remote Poland

The majority of our roles can be located anywhere in Poland.

**This job description is not a contractual document, and is not intended to have binding force.**

#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’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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