Staff Software Engineer (Furnishing Platform)

Remote Spain

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 looking for a highly motivated Staff Software Engineer in our Furnishing Platform team to build scalable systems and data pipelines to power our consumer credit reporting. You will partner closely with our Product, Compliance, Servicing, and Credit teams to design robust reporting systems. The systems you will work on are vital for delivering accurate and timely data from Affirm’s financial product portfolio to Consumer Reporting Agencies.

Affirm is growing fast and we want you to enable us to scale our products to 10x and beyond through building world-class systems which enable Affirm in its mission to provide honest financial products which improve lives.

We are only just getting started! 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

  • Partner with Product stakeholders align on roadmaps, strategy, and vision for the Furnishing Platform engineering team
  • Lead technical decisions, projects, and roadmaps within the Furnishing Platform team & beyond
  • Collaborate with other technical leads, management, and stakeholders across the organization to design and implement solutions that go beyond team scope and require cross-functional collaboration  
  • Conduct technical and soft skill evaluations to inform and influence our hiring decisions
  • Lead and mentor engineers to help them succeed and grow. Provide them with the right context and train them to take ownership of their respective pieces of our initiatives
  • Build and integrate data pipelines from a wide variety of products and systems
  • Develop a deep understanding of the systems and cash flows which power Affirm
  • Mentor engineers on the team to help improve their designs, code quality, and testing
  • Partner with product managers and accountants to design best-in-class systems and processes to reconcile and report
  • Partner with a diverse set of engineering teams who build financial products and perform financial transactions at Affirm
  • On-Call Rotation - There would be an on-call rotation for this role as a requirement


What We Look For

  • 7+ years of software development experience
  • Strong sense of ownership with a proven track record of successfully driving large cross-functional technical programs.
  • Drive to change consumer financial services for the better
  • Fluency in back end development, event processing, and batch processing
  • Prior experience in designing, building, launching, and maintaining consumer scale products
  • Strong cross-team communication and collaboration skills
  • Knowledge of Python, Spark, Airflow, AWS, and Snowflake is a plus
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles is a plus


Compensation & Benefits

Pay Grade - ESP31

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: €83,900

Mid: €104,800

Max: €125,800

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


Affirm is proud to be a remote-first company! The majority of our roles are remote and you can work almost anywhere within the country of employment. Affirmers in proximal roles have the flexibility to work remotely, but will occasionally be required to work out of their assigned Affirm office. A limited number of roles remain office-based due to the nature of their job responsibilities.

We’re extremely proud to offer competitive benefits that are anchored to our core value of people come first. Some key highlights of our benefits package include: 

  • Health care coverage - Affirm covers all premiums for all levels of coverage for you and your dependents 
  • Flexible Spending Wallets - generous stipends for spending on Technology, Food, various Lifestyle needs, and family forming expenses
  • Time off - competitive vacation and holiday schedules allowing you to take time off to rest and recharge
  • ESPP - An employee stock purchase plan enabling you to buy shares of Affirm at a discount

We believe It’s On Us to provide an inclusive interview experience for all, including people with disabilities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations to candidates in need of individualized support during the hiring process.

[For U.S. positions that could be performed in Los Angeles or San Francisco] Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, Affirm will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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Job Profile






Away Days Competitive benefits Employee Resource & Community Groups ESPP Flexible Spending Flexible Spending Wallets Generous time off Generous time off policies Health benefits Health care coverage Inclusive interview experience Inclusive interview experience for all Learning & Development programs Parental leave Remote-first company Robust health benefits Time off Wellness Days


Accounting Principles Airflow AWS Batch processing Collaboration Communication Compliance Cross-functional Collaboration Financial Services Go Organization Python REST Snowflake Software Development Spark Strategy

  • Build and integrate data pipelines
  • Collaborate with diverse engineering teams
  • Collaborate with technical leads and stakeholders
  • Conduct technical and soft skill evaluations
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration
  • Design
  • Develop understanding of systems and cash flows
  • Lead and mentor engineers
  • Lead technical decisions and projects
  • Mentor engineers
  • Mentor engineers on design and code quality
  • On-Call Rotation
  • Participate in on-call rotation
  • Partner with product managers and accountants
  • Partner with Product stakeholders

7+ years




Limited number of roles remain office-based Must be based in Spain


Atlantic/Canary Europe/Madrid UTC+0 UTC+1