Affirm is hiring an

Engineering Manager - Machine Learning

San Francisco, United States
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.

We are looking for an engineering leader to oversee and expand our platform efforts in machine learning. You will be a technical leader within the engineering team, manage a team of engineers in developing an integrated system to support offline research, feature engineering, and model development, as well as robust and reliable execution of online decision systems. As a member of the Risk Engineering team, you will work closely and cross functionally with data scientists in our Risk and Analytics organization.

What you will do

  • Designing and developing machine learning systems that support our identity verification, fraud detection, credit underwriting, and servicing functions
  • Testing and validation systems for data pipelines, business logic, and decision models
  • Research and develop tools enabling our data scientists to efficiently and safely develop, test, and deploy experimental and production signals, models, and policies
  • Effectively planning, coordinating, and communicating within the team, and cross-functionally

What We Look For

  • Passion and drive to change consumer banking for the better
  • 7+ years industry experience, with strong leadership background
  • Proven track record scaling teams, ideally at a rapidly growing company
  • Strong proficiency in building and leading the development of production-quality machine learning systems
  • Solid engineering and software development skills
  • Deep understanding of models, feature engineering, feature selection, and other applied ML issues
  • Finance and credit experience is a plus

  • If you got to this point, we hope you're feeling excited about the job description you just read. Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people that 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 a core value and that’s why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can learn more about our D&I efforts here.

We also consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for positions in accordance with applicable laws, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.