Software Engineer, Backend

San Francisco
Main Location
Melbourne, Australia

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...)

What We Offer
• Competitive compensation packages
• Medical, Dental, Vision insurance (100% covered!)
• Fun virtual company events & collaborative team
• Supportive, laid-back environment 
• Award winning culture

How to Apply
If you are brave, if you are committed to doing the right thing, if you always keep it real, and your background matches the description above then please apply today! 

Afterpay is continuing to hire for all open roles with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19. All new team members, in addition to current staff, will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our offices.
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Software Engineer, Backend