Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack at Afterpay

Software Engineering, Permanent Full-time, Melbourne melbourne engineering full-time
Posted 29 days ago

Our Company
Afterpay has transformed the way people pay by allowing shoppers to receive products immediately and pay in four simple instalments over a short period of time. The service is completely free for customers who pay on time - helping consumers spend money responsibly, without incurring interest, fees or revolving and extended debt. Afterpay is offered by more than 48,400 of the world’s best retailers and has more than 9 million active customers globally. The solution is currently available in Australia, New Zealand, the United States and the United Kingdom where it is called Clearpay. Afterpay is on a mission to be the world’s most loved way to pay.

We are building our tech teams in Melbourne, San Francisco and Shanghai. We’re team players, committed to fast-paced quality work, and we’re looking for people who are keen to be part of something new as it rapidly grows to sky-high limits.

The Role
Afterpay has unique opportunities for a Full Stack Engineer to join our Risk Engineering Team with the possibility to make an immediate impact on our product. 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.


  • Responsible for designing, building, and owning the services and infrastructure that manages Afterpay’s financial risk.
  • You will build web applications, design highly available services, and work with complex distributed systems
  • Collaborate with product managers, data analysts, data scientists on planning and implementing frictionless user experiences
  • Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Experience in building and maintaining applications that utilize a modern programming language, mainly Java, Kotlin and Python
  • Experience on architecting large scale distributed system
  • Familiarity with popular technologies, for example Spring boot, gRPC, Kafka, Redis, Cassandra and so on
  • 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
  • Serious about testing and have experience with automated testing frameworks
  • Exceptional written and verbal technical communication skills
  • BA/MS/PhD in computer science or a related field
  • You will have a humble and passionate approach to security and engineering, where you will be familiar with application architecture, dependency management, security testing, infrastructure automation, and collaboration. 

    We play fair and reward you for doing the right thing. Once we are back in the office you will enjoy working from one of our beautiful offices and feel trusted to work flexibly, remaining connected to smart people in all our locations. We put opportunity before optimism and plan our careers quarterly not annually.

    We are proud to support working parents of all genders in every country with a market-leading, equitable parental leave program including access to up to 26 weeks paid leave. When you’re built from the ground up, there’s always room for growth. To challenge each other and shape a legacy built on real purpose, talent, and grit. 

    How to Apply:
    We don’t know what the future holds. That’s the exciting part; we show up and make it happen. If you’re excited by this opportunity, click apply now! 

    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