Senior Software Engineer- Frontend

Affirm, San Francisco, CA

Affirm: Delivering Honest Financial Products

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.

We are growing rapidly and welcome all levels to apply!

The Web Foundation team at Affirm builds and maintains the foundation for web-ux development across the company. The goal of the team is to build stable, sustainable, and reusable tools and frameworks so that each product team can build, test, and deploy their web features more efficiently and effectively. We support web developers and designers from multiple teams by building the shared UI components library, the web application build system and our automated deployment and testing framework.

We are continuously raising the bar for our code base and focused on integrating new web technologies. We are looking for experienced engineers to join the team and help us accomplish this mission! Given how quickly our code base is growing, your work will be challenging and will have a critical impact on the productivity of engineers across the company that are working on web projects. 

What You'll Do

  • Build, optimize, and scale the next generation of our web build system
  • Prototype new ideas and iterate towards the best developer experience
  • Define and prioritize requirements from other engineering teams
  • Serve as a technical resource and engineering mentor for other frontend developers

What We Look For

  • Familiarity with web development cycles including package management, module bundling, unit and integration testing and browser capabilities
  • Knowledge of modern frontend tech stacks (we use Javascript, React/Redux, ES6, Webpack, CSS3 but our engineers have a wide variety of backgrounds)
  • Passion for building infrastructural and foundation technologies that can be shared across multiple projects and teams
  • 3+ years of experience working on frontend development
  • Thrives with cross-functional collaboration
  • Deep understanding of webpack and its surrounding technologies (plugins, compiler hooks) is a plus
At Affirm, "People Come First" is a core value and that’s why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can learn more about our D&I efforts here.

We also consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for positions in accordance with applicable laws, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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About Affirm

Today’s shoppers are more averse than ever to traditional credit—due to decades of compounding interest, hidden fees, and unclear terms. At Affirm, we’re reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly. Great for Customers

We give customers the flexibility to pay over time for their most important purchases, on a schedule that fits their budget. Affirm financing is quick, simple, and transparent—there are no gimmicks like deferred interest, compounding interest, or late fees, so what shoppers see at checkout is exactly what they’ll pay. Great for Businesses

We stick to the same principles of honesty and simplicity with both consumers and our retail partners. Our integration is seamless, and we provide dedicated support to help you make the most our our partnership. We want to make it as easy as possible for you to realize the “Affirm boost”—increased AOV, conversion, and customer loyalty.

Want to learn more about Affirm? Visit Affirm's website.