Staff Software Engineer (Machine Learning)

Remote Poland

Full Time Senior-level / Expert USD 56K - 104K *

Affirm

With Affirm, you can pay over time at your favorite brands. No late fees or compounding interest—just a more responsible way to say yes to the things you love.

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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. Affirm proudly includes Returnly. 

The Merchant Insights Engineering team’s mission is to enable merchant partners to optimize Affirm value exchange to best support their unique business goals. This team works in close partnership with our product managers to build systems that bring unique value to our merchant partners. In particular, we focus on systems, models, and tools that help merchants intuitively understand how we support their business goals and the marginal value of partnering with Affirm. We strongly believe in aligning incentives between Affirm and our merchant partners such that we both win together.

We are looking for highly motivated senior engineers to help build this team in Poland. Come join us!

What You'll Do

  • Design, develop, and deploy solutions that will help to bring value to the merchants’ business
  • Build tools for partnering merchants to: 1) optimize their pricing programs, 2) analytics to help them understand the value of partnership with Affirm, 
  • Partner with Analyst, Data Science, and Product engineering teams to build production machine learning models; your models will decide on the pricing strategies for merchant to help them achieve their business goals
  • Develop our understanding of new data sources and how they may improve our existing processes
  • Collaborate with other tech-leads, managers, and partners across Affirm's engineering, credit, marketing, and analytics teams to understand our performance modeling strategies, the business drivers underlying those strategies, and drive requirements for new products
  • Serve as a trusted advisor on the application and implementation of machine learning across Affirm

What We Look For

  • B.S. with 8+ years of industry experience, M.S. with 7+ years, PhD with 6+ years, or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated experience designing real time systems and writing production-quality software
  • Experience with the AWS technical stack and data infrastructure such as MySQL, Spark, Kubernetes, Docker, and Airflow
  • Proficiency in machine learning with experience in areas such as gradient boosting, deep learning, recommendation systems, computational advertising, reinforcement learning, financial forecasting, time series analysis, anomaly detection, monte-carlo simulations, and Markov decision processes
  • Strong programming skills in Python. Experience using frameworks for machine learning and data science like scikit-learn, pandas, numpy, XGBoost, TensorFlow, mllib
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including the capability to drive requirements with product and engineering teams and present technical concepts and results in an audience-appropriate way
  • Ability to work efficiently both solo and as part of a team; willingness to learn new things and mentor others
  • Passion to change consumer banking for the better, while developing a deeper understanding of applied machine learning

Compensation & Benefits

We offer a competitive package, with some highlights listed below.  However, the given figures are not guaranteed compensation ranges; rather, they are unbinding, approximate indications of what the salary may be for your awareness. The actual salary may be less than the lower range or greater than the upper range, depending on skills and experience. No employee is guaranteed salary at the amount of the lower range.

  • Targeted Gross Monthly Salary: 25,792 - 32,233 PLN 
  • 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

Location - Remote Poland

The majority of our roles can be located anywhere in Poland.

#LI-Remote  

Affirm is proud to be a remote-first company! The majority of our roles are remote and can be located anywhere in the U.S. and Canada (with the exception of the U.S. Territories, Quebec, Yukon, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories) unless the job indicates a different global location. We are currently building operations in Spain, Poland, and Australia.  Employees in remote roles have the option of working remotely or from an Affirm office in their country of hire, and may occasionally travel to an Affirm office or elsewhere for required meetings or team-building events. Our offices in Chicago, New York, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Toronto will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis, subject to local COVID-19 guidelines.

[For U.S. Candidates] All full-time jobs at Affirm (excluding interns and apprentices) are tied to a transparent grade-based pay range taking location into account. The grade for this position is noted above and in accordance with various U.S. pay transparency laws, we provide the base pay range and benefits for our U.S.-based positions in the links below:

Jobs in Grades 21-54: shorturl.at/H0124 Jobs in Grades 61-74: shorturl.at/kK015   If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this role. Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people who believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways—not just candidates who check all the boxes.   Inclusivity:

At Affirm, People Come First is one of our core values, and that’s why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can read about our D&I program here and our progress thus far in our 2021 DEI Report.

We also 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.

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* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey 💰

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Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Flex hours Flexible spending account Flex vacation Health care Parental leave Team events Wellness

Regions: Remote/Anywhere Europe
Country: Poland
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