• Location
    • Menlo Park
  • Date Posted
  • May. 25, 2021
  • Function
  • IT
  • Sector
  • Financial Services

Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers, removing fees, and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

Just as we focus on our customers, we also strive to create an inclusive environment where our employees can thrive and do impactful work. We are proud of the world class products and company culture we continue to build and have been recognized as:

  • A Great Place to Work
  • A CNBC Disruptor 50 in 2019 and 2020
  • A LinkedIn Top Startup in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020
  • Robinhood is backed by leading investors that include DST Global, Index Ventures, NEA, Ribbit Capital, Thrive Capital, and Sequoia.
  • Check out life at Robinhood on The Muse!

About the team:

Robinhood is looking for a talented Engineering Leader to join our growing Detection and Response organization to expand our team, scale our capabilities, and support the growth of Engineering and the Company.

What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Support a team of security engineers who hunt, detect, and respond to internal and external threats.
  • Influence and align the organization’s vision and strategy, while engaging your team to develop and deliver specific, multi-year roadmaps, programs, and projects. Ensure prioritization, resourcing, and timely delivery of this work within a changing business environment.
  • Define operational metrics, key performance indicators, and service level objectives to assure the team achieves operational excellence.
  • Hire, grow, and build a robust team capable of achieving the team’s mission.
  • Coach, mentor, support, and care for the team in a way that enables long-term career development, happiness, and success at scale.
  • Focus on ruthlessly prioritizing, automating, and scaling every aspect of our detection and response capabilities.
  • Defining the organizational structure and hiring managers to effectively scale out our global security monitoring and incident response functions

About you:

  • 7+ years of leading detection, incident response, threat hunting, or similar functions
  • Experienced working with both a global team, and global partners
  • A track record of hiring talented security engineers and analysts, with an ability to identify extraordinary talent
  • You’re comfortable leading highly sensitive, complex incidents and investigations to resolution
  • Highly effective at handling stress and pressure, even in high-intensity situations and environments

We’re looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you’re ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission—we’d love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we’re looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Robinhood promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants’ privacy rights. To review Robinhood’s Privacy Policy please visit rbnhd.co/applicant-privacy.

Robinhood’s benefits include generous time off, 401(k) participation with employer match, comprehensive health coverage, a health savings account (HSA), wellness benefits, backup childcare and education stipends (all benefits are subject to applicable taxes and based on eligibility).