Software Engineer - Internship at Affirm

San Francisco, CA, United States

Posted on Mar 17 2015 (over 2 years ago)




At Affirm we believe the financial industry is fundamentally broken. Not only is the core infrastructure built with technology from the 1970s, but there are a dwindling number of people who say "I trust my bank to look out for me". It doesn’t have to be this way, and it’s our mission to fix this problem. We are using technology to re-imagine and re-build core parts of financial infrastructure to enable cheaper, friendlier and more transparent financial products and services that improve lives. We are based in San Francisco; founded by Max Levchin (founding CTO PayPal), Jeff Kaditz (CDO DeNA/ngmoco), and Nathan Gettings (founding CTO of Palantir); and looking for exceptionally talented and passionate people to join us on our mission.

Though we’re early in our journey, we have already had the opportunity to see the phenomenal abilities of student engineers. Recent grads and interns in the past have built a real-time high-throughput data processing pipeline that ties our infrastructure together, built out our proprietary financial platform that is central to our long term company mission, and built out our extensive automated testing framework.

We don't have a formal internship program, but we are excited to meet and consider strong students. We are a fast-moving team that is happy to tailor projects to your interests and push your abilities.


  • Extensive experience with one of the following languages: Python, C/C++, Java, Javascript.


  • Continuous deployment and automated testing frameworks
  • WebApp/JavaScript/AngularJS
  • Mobile development
  • Developer API development/documentation
  • AWS or other PaS frameworks
  • Strong understanding of operating system internals
  • Previous experience working with modern BigData tools
  • Implementing highly available data storage and archiving systems


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Hi, Do you offer the internship to international (Australian Citizen) recent graduated who can get a J1 visa? Thanks


any stipends?