Senior Backend Engineer - Financial Crimes
- offer expired 2 months ago
- contract of employment
- senior specialist (Senior)
- home office work
- remote recruitment
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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.
Financial crimes team’s mission is to identify, mitigate and report Financial crimes in a consistent, reliable and scalable manner. In leading this team you’ll help Affirm be compliant by building a global sanctions screening engine, case management system and Anti-money laundering risk rating model.
Drive planning and prioritization of projects based on product, technical, and business goals by leveraging relevant resources and data
Work cross functionally with colleagues in Machine Learning, Product, Compliance and Analytics teams to set and execute our financial crimes risk mitigation strategy
Build APIs and data models to work within micro-service and event-driven architectures
Take an active role in mentoring junior engineers, and the processes that support team growth and efficiency
4+ 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.
Excellent 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
What we offer
Targeted Gross Monthly Salary: 22,042 - 27,550 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
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
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.