Staff Software Engineer, Android


Sydney NSW, Australia


Buy Now Pay Later / Software Development

Jun 12

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Our Company

Afterpay is transforming the way we pay by allowing customers to receive products immediately and pay for their purchases over four installments, always interest-free. The service is completely free for customers who pay on time - helping people spend responsibly without incurring interest, fees or extended debt!

Afterpay is offered by more than 55,000 of the world’s best retailers and has more than 10 million active customers globally. In the U.S. more than 5 million customers use Afterpay and is offered by more than 15,000 of the top fashion and beauty retailers across the country - including Anthropologie, Forever 21, DSW, GOAT, Finish Line, Levi’s, Mac Cosmetics, Ray-Ban and many others. We are currently available in Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom & Europe where the brand is called Clearpay.

Afterpay is on a mission to power an economy in which everyone wins

The Role

Afterpay is looking for an experienced Engineering leader to work with the mobile platform team. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who has a deep understanding of cutting-edge backend technologies, mobile testing & automation frameworks and is a clear communicator across cross-functional teams. 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.


Create a vision and architect the next generation of our mobile API gateway

Help build the new mobile API gateway from the ground up

Create a vision and architecture for building a state of the art framework to automate mobile testing

Help create and maintain open source projects related to some backend systems

Lead a team of 5-7 engineers to deliver projects

Work cross-functionally with teams to understand and their pain points and build frameworks to support them horizontally


Extensive professional experience in building backend applications

Experienced developer in multiple programming languages including Java, Kotlin, etc

Experienced in Continuous Delivery, DevOps and other CI/CD practices across the SDLC

Experienced in the use of AWS and other SaaS products

Have a deep understanding of the SDLC and evolving technology landscape

Experience leading technical teams in fast paced and complex environments

Passionate about coaching and people development

Passionate about adding to and growing an organisation’s engineering culture

Enjoy driving the technical and product vision within the domain you operate in

Strong written and verbal communication across multiple channels of communication

Proven experience of working effectively with different teams across multiple geographies

How we reward you 

We have a pay for performance culture so you can expect to be rewarded for high performance. We pride ourselves on fairness and offer a competitive total reward package made up of salary, incentives and benefits including the opportunity to enroll in our share matching plan. We have a strong focus on health and wellbeing at Afterpay as we aim to support you to succeed in both your career and personal lives, such as providing employees with a corporate membership to Headspace. We offer a wide range of insurance programs so you have the flexibility to choose what is best for you. Afterpay covers 100% of the employee cost and 75% of the cost of your dependents. We value diversity and a collaborative and inclusive environment where everyone feels they belong is important to us.

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! 

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