Robinhood is democratizing access to America’s financial system. Since our public launch in 2015, we’ve cemented our position as the fastest-growing brokerage with over two million users and billions of dollars in transaction volume. Robinhood received recognition with the Apple Design Award, the Google Material Design Award, and named Fast Company’s 11th Most Innovative Company in the World. We’re backed by top-tier investors such as DST Global, NEA, Index Ventures, Thrive Capital, Ribbit Capital, a16z, and GV, as well as individuals such as Jared Leto, Ashton Kutcher, John Legend, Snoop Dogg, and Nas.
About the Role
Robinhood is seeking to hire an infrastructure engineer to join our engineering team. The role involves working to make our systems reliable and scalable. We’re building the next generation of financial infrastructure and we want to do it in a way that gives our users a better experience at a lower cost.
As an Infrastructure Engineer you will:
Provide common functionality and advise other engineers on performance. This could involve work like server-side profiling, database query monitoring, and load testing.
Build out great common libraries to form the foundation of infrastructure.
Improve observability into our systems through quality logging infrastructure, request tracing, and solid metrics.
Work with our Ops team to improve deployments and server configuration management.
Some things we consider critical to being a Infrastructure Engineer:
Intimately familiar with challenges associated with distributed systems and a service-oriented architecture. Experience with Kafka and/or Rabbitmq/Celery a plus.
Able to write high quality code, preferably in Python and/or Go.
Knowing your way around a unix shell.
Familiar with tools used for tracing and profiling, like bcc/BPF, pprof, and SQL query analysis tools.
2+ years of experience as an infrastructure engineer
Experience at a 50 to 500 person engineering organization preferred.