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Credit Analytics Lead

Full Time

affirm

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. Affirm, Inc. proudly includes Affirm, PayBright, and Returnly. 

The Credit team works cross-functionally with Data Science, Product, Engineering, Capital Markets, and Commercial teams to responsibly manage the risk profile of the business. We’re looking for a hard-working, driven individual who wants to learn, grow, and solve hard problems.

This role requires extensive use of data analytics to derive insights and develop credit strategies. It also requires a lot of cross-functional partnership. Working with the Data Science and Engineering team to develop new underwriting models, with the Product teams to develop new products and features, with the Merchant Pricing team to value different merchants, with the Finance team to help facilitate discussions with debt and equity investors are some parts of the role.

Come join us in our mission to change consumer finance through better data and technology, lower costs, and increased transparency while providing the best customer experience!

What you'll do

  • Leverage advanced data analytics to derive insights and optimize credit strategies
  • Continue to enhance the new credit and pricing strategies to drive user growth and user engagement
  • Partner with Data Science and Engineering on building effective credit risk capabilities
  • Assist in new product formation and new vertical exploration
  • Monitor portfolio as well as macroeconomic trends impacting loan performance. Drive adjustments to our underwriting and marketing strategies to mitigate risk

What we look for

  • Passion and drive to change banking, payments and online marketing for the better
  • 5+ years work experience as a data analyst (consumer credit risk management strongly preferred but not required)
  • Curiosity to learn about data, models and algorithms
  • Extensive experience with SQL, Python, or other scripting languages
  • Ability to collaborate and influence across different teams in the organization
  • Ability to communicate findings and recommendations clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • A passion for finding insights in data and driving change based on those insights
  • Intelligence + Humility. Hubris is the fastest way to blow up a business!
  • Grit. Lots of grit. You’ll wear 7 hats and not love all of them

Location – Remote U.S.

Grade – USA29

#LI-Remote

Affirm is proud to be a remote-first company! The majority of our roles are remote and can be located anywhere in the U.S. and Canada (with the exception of the U.S. Territories, Quebec, Yukon, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories) unless the job indicates a different global location. We are currently building operations in Spain, Poland, and Australia.  Employees in remote roles have the option of working remotely or from an Affirm office in their country of hire, and may occasionally travel to an Affirm office or elsewhere for required meetings or team-building events. Our offices in Chicago, New York, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Toronto will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis, subject to local COVID-19 guidelines.

All full-time jobs at Affirm (excluding interns and apprentices) are tied to a transparent grade-based pay range taking location into account. 

[Colorado Candidates] In accordance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the grade for this position in Colorado is listed above. You can find the Colorado base pay range and benefits here.

If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this role. Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people who believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways—not just candidates who check all the boxes.
 
Inclusivity:

At Affirm, People Come First is one of our core values, and that’s why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can read about our D&I program here and our progress thus far in our 2021 DEI Report.

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