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Software Engineer II, (Merchant API - CAN)

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Posted 4 days ago

Job Type

Full Time


$105k - $158k




  • Affirm aims to reinvent credit to be more transparent and consumer-friendly in Canada through its Merchant Integrations API Platform, empowering merchants with flexible payment options.

  • The Software Engineer II will lead projects in project planning, design, and cross-functional collaboration, focusing on producing high-quality software and inclusive team environments.

  • Opportunities for professional growth include exposure to cutting-edge technologies like API development, Python, MySql, ElasticSearch, AWS, Docker, and Flask/Celery, along with leadership roles and mentorship responsibilities.


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.

Join our Merchant Integrations API Platform team and help businesses unlock the power of Affirm! We are a team of engineers and specialists who design, build, and manage the API platform that connects merchants to Affirm's loan services. Our work empowers merchants to easily integrate loan options into their checkout process, giving customers more payment flexibility. 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:

  • Work with product and engineering managers to identify and plan projects based on the team goals and resources.

  • Drive detailed project definition, design, cross-functional alignment, estimation, in addition to task break-down, delivery, monitoring, and maintenance.

  • Consistently generate simple and elegant designs, and write high-quality code that can be easily understood and leveraged by others.

  • Build relationships with people across engineering and other organizations for the design, implementation, roll-out and maintenance of projects.

  • Actively participate in making your  team and workplace an inclusive environment for people from all backgrounds.

What we look for:

  • 2 - 3 years of experience as a software engineer

  • Passion for working with cross-functional teams including Product, Design, Analytics and Business teams.

  • Ability to synthesize complex business, product, and technical requirements to consistently produce high quality system designs and software.

  • Experience succeeding as the technical lead of a large, potentially ambiguous project involving multiple stakeholders and contributors.

  • A humble team-player who places the needs of others first, participates in the development of peers on the team, and mentors and guides more junior members in areas where they may have less experience.

  • Exposure to any of the following technologies is a plus, but not required: API development, Python, MySql, ElasticSearch, AWS, Docker, and Flask/Celery.

In addition, we look for

  • Take Ownership. You enjoy working with product and engineering leaders to develop detailed project definitions, and drive technical decisions within your team

  • Execute. You have a proven track record of developing, testing, and shipping high-quality software at scale

  • Collaborate. You communicate clearly both verbally and in writing. If anything, you trend towards over-communication

  • Build Teams. You grow with engineers around you through sharing your learnings and providing feedback to your peers that will help the team grow

  • Customer-centric mentality. You are empathetic to the user experience and thoughtful about what we can do to make it better

Compensation & Benefits

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

Pay Grade - CAN - 29

Employees new to Affirm or promoted into a new role, typically begin in the min to mid range.

CAN base pay range per year:

Min: $105,300

Mid: $131,600

Max: $157,900

Location: Remote - Canada


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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