Software Engineer, Backend

New York, NY, United States, Remote, San Francisco, CA, United States


Role Locations

  • New York, NY, United States
  • Remote
  • San Francisco, CA, United States


501+ people


222 Kearny St Ste 600
San Francisco, CA, 94108-4509, US

Tech Stack

  • Java
  • Redis
  • MySQL
  • Kafka
  • JavaScript
  • iOS Development
  • Android
  • React Native
  • Python
  • AWS
  • Heroku
  • React

Role Description

The Role

Afterpay has a unique opportunity for a Backend Software Engineer to join our team and make an immediate impact on our product by getting involved early on at our San Francisco office. The Backend Software Engineer will influence many aspects of our business through architecting our core systems. This is an exciting opportunity to make a direct, tangible impact on our product and work on projects that are pivotal to our team’s success and our company’s growth.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Building our core systems that serve our customers, merchants, risk engines, and core payment processing
  • Contributing to our large-scale applications written primarily in Java and Python
  • Collaborating with our cross-functional teams consisting of designers, product managers, and QA in an agile, fast-paced environment

Who You Are & What You’ve Accomplished

  • Experienced in building and maintaining applications that utilize a modern programming language, mainly Java and Python
  • Serious about testing and have experience with automated testing frameworks
  • Enthusiastic about solving business problems with technology and can take ownership of an end-to-end solution
  • Passionate about continuously learning new technologies, frameworks, and services
  • Possess an execution mindset and the ability to deliver with cross-functional teams that are globally distributed
  • BA/MS/PhD in computer science or a related field preferred

Preferred Qualifications

Great fits for this position will also have experience with at least one of the following:

  • Public cloud platforms (AWS, Heroku, GCP, Azure)
  • Infrastructure-as-Code (Terraform, CloudFormation, Gruntworks)
  • Container Orchestration (Kubernetes, ECS Fargate, Docker, CoreOS)
  • Scripting/Infra automation languages (Python, Ruby, Bash, Rust, Go…)
  • Continuous Integration Deployment & Delivery (CI/CD)
  • Observability (M3, Wavefront, Prometheus, SignalFX, SumoLogic, New Relic...)

About Afterpay

Afterpay is transforming the way we pay by allowing customers to receive products immediately and pay for their purchases over four installments, always interest-free. The service is completely free for customers who pay on time - helping people spend responsibly without incurring interest, fees or extended debt!

Afterpay is offered by more than 55,000 of the world’s best retailers and has more than 10 million active customers globally. In the U.S. more than 5 million customers use Afterpay and is offered by more than 15,000 of the top fashion and beauty retailers across the country - including Anthropologie, Forever 21, DSW, GOAT, Finish Line, Levi’s, Mac Cosmetics, Ray-Ban and many others. We are currently available in Australia, New Zealand, the United States and the United Kingdom where the brand is called Clearpay. Our U.S. headquarters are located at the heart of the retail and business district in San Francisco, California.

Afterpay is on a mission to power an economy in which everyone wins.

Interested in this role?
Skip straight to final-round interviews by applying through Triplebyte.