• Location
    • Seattle
  • Date Posted
  • Aug. 25, 2021
  • Function
  • Software Engineering
  • Sector
  • Fintech

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:

We are a brand-new team that will lead the infrastructure that powers Robinhood’s workflow systems. These systems run several business critical functions around stocks, crypto, as well as our reporting infrastructure. Our mission is to deliver an exceptional experience for Robinhood workflow infrastructure and unlock further innovation for our customers.

The team is poised to have substantial impact, and you will be at the forefront of driving this innovation.

What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Lead, train, and mentor a team of Software Engineers.
  • Set up a vision, technical roadmap, and guide execution of the team.
  • Build internal partnerships to build an outstanding experience.
  • Proactively identify and drive optimizations and improvements to the infrastructure and systems.

About you:

  • 5+ years or equivalent of relevant industry experience.
  • Demonstrate a history of providing firm-wide impact.
  • Demonstrate self-sufficiency.
  • Have led projects that involved organization-wide collaboration within the company.
  • Have a strong technical grasp and have excellent judgment on task prioritizations.
  • A history of creating and applying new processes and tooling to increase engineering efficiency.
  • Have a track record of mentoring junior engineers and improving the engineering craftsmanship.

Bonus points:

Experience with Airflow or other equivalent workflow management systems.

Technologies we use:

Airflow, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Postgres, RabbitMQ, Python, Linux, Kafka, Kubeflow.

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).