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Engineering Manager, Backend (Fraud Investigations) - Affirm

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Job Title
Engineering Manager, Backend (Fraud Investigations)
Job Location
Remote US
Job Description

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. 

Fraud Investigation team owns and iterates on the suite of tools the Risk Operations team uses to investigate fraud and reduce it’s harm after it has occurred. We are looking for an engineering manager to manage a team of 9 engineers!

What You'll Do

  • Collaborate with Product, Analytics, Machine Learning, Compliance, Operations and other engineering managers to develop a long term technical roadmap that meets stakeholder needs
  • Recruit and hire talented engineers
  • Hold a high technical bar with a bias towards longevity and simplicity via specification and architecture review
  • Coach, develop, retain, and provide thoughtful feedback to team members
  • Establish Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to set the engineering team’s direction and measure its success
  • Build a strong engineering culture around innovation, accountability, empathy, and execution

What We Look For

  • Experience: 2-3+ years managing high performing engineering teams
  • Past experience in Fraud/Risk/Financial systems is a plus
  • Past experience managing internal tools is a plus
  • Technical: solid engineering fundamentals and real world experience building scalable distributed backend services
  • Collaborative: track record of successful cross functional collaboration especially with product managers, business partners, and engineering counterparts
  • Potential: ability to grow alongside a fast growing company and team
  • Humble: you lead with the humility and self-awareness needed to navigate challenging situations
  • Passionate about Affirm's Mission: "Deliver Honest Financial Products that improve lives

Location - Remote U.S.

Grade - USA31

#LI-Remote

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:

Jobs in Grades 21 through 54 

Jobs in Grades 61 through 74

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.
 
Inclusivity:

At Affirm, People Come First is one of our core values, and that’s why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can read about our D&I program here and our progress thus far in our 2021 DEI Report.

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Affirm Headquarters Location

San Francisco, CA

Affirm Company Size

Between 2,000 - 5,000 employees

Affirm Founded Year

2012

Affirm Funding Rounds

  • Series G

    $500,000,000 USD

  • Series F

    $300,000,000 USD

  • Series E

    $200,000,000 USD

  • Debt Financing

    $100,000,000 USD

  • Series D

    $100,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $275,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $45,000,000 USD