Senior Software Engineer, DevOps

Remote, San Francisco, CA, United States

Affirm


Role Locations

  • Remote
  • San Francisco, CA, United States

Employees

501+ people

Address

650 California St Fl 12
San Francisco, CA, 94108-2716, US

Tech Stack

  • Python
  • Java
  • AWS

Role Description

Affirm’s engineering team is building a large-scale, massively distributed, fault-tolerant global infrastructure shared across multiple financial products, merchants and vendors. Ensuring that our infrastructure is transparently available to engineers is a big job. We pride ourselves on our culture across engineering of writing blameless postmortems as well as writing detailed tech specs and gathering feedback before large changes to systems.

We are looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer who’s passionate about automation & security and has experience with scale to join our Platform Engineering team. Our mandate is to enable Affirm's Infrastructure to be highly resilient and fault tolerant, while maintaining our high SLA uptime expectations. Our work ranges from spinning up new microservices, scaling for the holiday season, working closely with the security team on managing infra level security, maintaining our observability infrastructure to helping with our deploy and rollback infrastructure.

Your work is the foundation on which all of Affirm's code runs on and is what provides visibility for the entire engineering organization on what's going on with Affirm's stack as well as Infra at any given point in time.

What you'll do

Maintain and scale our new Observability Infrastructure Migrate infrastructure to Kubernetes Manage our growing infrastructure AWS costs across multiple accounts Assist with oncall and triage rotation

What we look for

Experience building and scaling observability/monitoring systems Linux and AWS experience Familiarity with Elasticsearch, Kibana, and Logstash and ways to scale these systems Experience with automation systems (ansible, puppet) is a plus, saltstack preferred Comfort with open source systems a plus  Software development experience in python is a plus

Location

We’re excited to announce that Affirm is now a remote-first company! This role can be located anywhere in the U.S. and Canada (with the exception of Quebec). Remote based employees may occasionally travel to an Affirm office for meetings or team building events. Our offices in San Francisco, New York City, Pittsburgh, Chicago, and Salt Lake City will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis.

About Affirm

Our mission is to deliver honest financial products that improve lives.

Company Culture

Affirmers believe people come first. We’re passionate about building something that makes a positive change in our customers’ lives.

Success means all hands are on deck—from engineering to sales and operations. We collaborate companywide and challenge each other to bring thoughtful ideas to every project. Even with our growth, Affirm still feels like a tightly-knit team where every perspective counts.

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