Affirm’s mission is to build honest financial products to improve user’s lives. We have started off by providing point-of-sale financing to our merchant’s customers, and have expanded our reach with consumers via the Affirm mobile app. We are continuously working on making our product available to more consumers, ensuring each interaction exceeds their expectations.
We're looking for an experienced, motivated Engineering Director to lead our Web, Mobile and Backend teams to scale our codebase and systems an order of magnitude or more from where we are now (1.5M+ loans, 1200+ merchants, 400+ employees as of September 2018). This role is critical to support our continually expanding set of products as well as our accelerating business growth.

What You'll Do

  • Lead, manage and scale out mobile, web, and server engineering teams that serve as the foundation for our consumer- and retail-facing products
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams to define and deliver on our product and technical roadmaps
  • Establish a collaborative work environment that fosters autonomy, transparency, high degree of craftsmanship and personal growth
  • Evangelize software development best practices and set a high engineering bar
  • Facilitate engineering-wide technical discussions and plans to improve our software quality
  • Plan, design, communicate, coordinate and implement reliable, scalable and extensible software systems
  • What We Look For

  • Driven to change consumer financial services for the better
  • Prior experience leading engineering teams
  • Fluent in full-stack development (we use Swift, Kotlin, React/Redux + Python/Flask)
  • Prior experience architecting maintaining codebases across different parts of the technical stack
  • Detail-oriented around user experiencesStrong cross-team communication and collaboration
  • About Affirm
    Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly. Started by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, Affirm gives consumers the flexibility to buy now and make simple monthly payments. Unlike other credit options, Affirm offers transparent payment terms (no fees or compounding interest), and employs advanced technology to reach a broader consumer population.
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