Staff Application Security Engineer

Remote US

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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.

The Staff Application Security Engineer candidate will have extensive building and architecting software as part of a larger team. The ideal candidate can supervise the project design of experienced software and infrastructure engineers to improve the security of Affirm’s core applications.

What You'll Do

  • Implement security control improvements within new and existing Affirm applications.
  • Develop custom serverless Python applications to inventory and report on Affirm’s security posture.
  • Specify, standardize, configure, and validate access controls across a wide range of cloud services.
  • Collaborate with the greater Engineering team to develop secure deployment processes for Affirm’s applications and infrastructure.
  • Develop and consult on authentication solutions across internal and external Affirm systems.
  • Manage cloud platform security auditing, monitoring, and alerting capabilities.
  • Decompose large, cross-team projects into individual tasks. Manage scope across teams and drive toward project closure.

What We Look For

  • Extensive experience using modern software delivery techniques to develop cloud-based services using Python and AWS serverless infrastructure.
  • Hands-on experience defining and implementing secure software delivery processes on top of Kubernetes infrastructure.
  • Experience designing systems using standard authentication mechanisms, including SAML and/or OAuth2.
  • Experience developing and deploying cloud services using Terraform.
  • Experience administering database services and corresponding access using role-based access controls.
  • Understanding of continuous integration / continuous deployment processes and tools.
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.   #LI-Remote Check out our remote-first approach to learn more about the new ways we work.   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.

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 2020 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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