Senior Staff Software Engineer (Repayments)

 Published 12 days ago
 €98,100 to €147,200
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The Repayments Nexus is looking for a Senior Staff Software Engineer to help build the tools and systems to allow our customers to repay their loans in the most convenient way possible. The Repayments Nexus is a group entirely based in Europe, owning the end-to-end repayments consumer experience, from the “Manage” tab in our Affirm mobile app to Collections and Recoveries. The group also owns the Comms Platform to create and send transactional communications to borrowers and merchants. 

This role requires a high level of technical capability, leadership skills, strong cross-functional communication and a creative mindset.

Affirm is experiencing explosive growth with millions of customers across thousands of merchants in-store and online, and your contributions will be a key enabler of that growth. 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

  • Drive the evolution of our Repayments platform with a focus on extensibility, robustness and performance.
  • Draft, review and refine technical specification documents. Participate in architectural reviews and closely collaborate with other tech leads in the Direct-To-Consumer department.
  • Help create the engineering strategy for the Repayments Nexus group based on the broader engineering strategy and informed by the Repayments product strategy. Define the technical roadmap for the Repayments Nexus group.
  • Partner cross-functionally with product and business teams to understand requirements and translate them into scalable and robust solutions.
  • Be hands on. Build APIs and data models to work within micro-service and event-driven architectures. Create parallelizable and idempotent batch jobs to process large amounts of data.
  • Take an active role in mentoring engineers, and the processes that support team growth and efficiency.
  • On-Call Rotation - There would be an on-call rotation for this role as a requirement.

What we look for

  • 10+ years of experience as a software engineer
  • Ability to synthesize complex business, product, and technical requirements to consistently produce high quality system designs and software.
  • 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 communication – written tech specs, wiki, project plans, etc.
  • Excellent project management skills – high degree of organization and ability to surface critical information effectively.
  • Business impact focus, pragmatic approach to delivering projects on time and safely.
  • Passion for working with cross-functional teams including Product, Risk, Analytics etc.
  • Python/Kotlin development experience is a plus.
  • Experience with AWS and/or other cloud providers.


Compensation & Benefits

Pay Grade - ESP32

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

ESP base pay range per year:

Min: €98,100

Mid: €122,700

Max: €147,200

We offer a competitive package, with some highlights listed below.  

  • Flexible Spending Wallets for tech, food and lifestyle
  • Generous time off policies 
  • Away Days - wellness days to take off work and recharge
  • Learning & Development programs
  • Parental leave
  • Robust health benefits
  • Employee Resource & Community Groups

We are able to offer visa sponsorship for this role, but do require that someone is based in Spain for the role. 

Location - Remote Spain


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