Engineering Manager, Backend (Purchasing)


25 79132 233 gross / mth.
  • Pomeranian

  • offer expired 2 months ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • team manager
  • home office work
  • remote recruitment

Technologies we use


  • Python

About the project

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 proudly includes Returnly.

We've opened an office in Poland with a goal to hire a substantial team of talented engineers within the first year. Read more about our plans here.

The purchasing organization is responsible for the entirety of every user’s journey when they buy with Affirm. Our goal is to build a flexible, scaleable, robust platform to provide the best possible purchasing experience be it online or in-store.

We are seeking a highly motivated Engineering Manager to join us and fulfill our vision to deliver innovative financial products and features that provide new levels of accessibility and flexibility to our users. You will use your technical leadership to guide our team to identify and deliver improvements to the purchasing funnel for both our users and our merchant partners.

We are experiencing explosive growth with millions of customers across thousands of merchants in-store and online, and your leadership 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!

Your responsibilities

  • Lead a team passionate about the user purchasing experience, providing leadership for the team, while having a detailed understanding of our business, company goals, roadmap and resource plans

  • Drive planning and prioritization of projects based on product, technical, and business goals by leveraging relevant resources and data

  • Build relationships with people across engineering and other organizations to jointly make decisions vital to deliver to a high-quality, reliable, robust product and service

  • Coach and mentor employees to increase their impact through regular performance development and feedback conversations

  • Cultivate a respectful and supportive environment for all team members that effectively leverages the diversity of the team

Our requirements

  • 6+ years of experience as a Senior Software Engineer with leadership responsibilities and 2+ year as an Engineering/People Manager

  • A growth mindset and a desire to learn, share, and grow

  • Experience interfacing with commercial and customer success stakeholders. Interfacing directly with customers is a plus

  • Passion for working with multi-functional teams including Product, Design, Analytics and Business teams

  • Expert at synthesizing sophisticated business, product, and technical requirements to consistently produce high quality system designs and software

  • Humble and authentic leadership which places the needs of others first and helps people develop and perform as highly as possible

  • Experience scaling systems in a service oriented architecture preferred but not required

What we offer

  • Targeted Gross Monthly Salary: 25,791 - 32,233 PLN

  • 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

Compensation & Benefits

We offer a competitive package, with some highlights listed below. However, the given figures are not guaranteed compensation ranges; rather, they are unbinding, approximate indications of what the salary may be for your awareness. The actual salary may be less than the lower range or greater than the upper range, depending on skills and experience. No employee is guaranteed salary at the amount of the lower range.

Location - Remote Poland

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

Affirm is proud to be a remote-first company! The majority of our roles are remote and can be located anywhere in the U.S. and Canada (with the exception of the U.S. Territories, Quebec, Yukon, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories) unless the job indicates a different global location. We are currently building operations in Spain, Poland, and Australia. Employees in remote roles have the option of working remotely or from an Affirm office in their country of hire, and may occasionally travel to an Affirm office or elsewhere for required meetings or team-building events. Our offices in Chicago, New York, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Toronto will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis, subject to local COVID-19 guidelines.

[For U.S. Candidates] All full-time jobs at Affirm (excluding interns and apprentices) are tied to a transparent grade-based pay range taking location into account. The grade for this position is noted above and in accordance with various U.S. pay transparency laws, we provide the base pay range and benefits for our U.S.-based positions in the links below:

If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this role. Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people who believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways—not just candidates who check all the boxes.