Robinhood is democratizing our financial system. 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.
Robinhood is a fast-growing company and was recognized as a CNBC Disruptor 50 and a LinkedIn Top Startup in 2019. We’re continuing to grow and are looking for incredible talent that can help us achieve our mission.
Robinhood is headquartered in Menlo Park, California, with offices in Lake Mary, Florida, Denver, Colorado, and London, UK.
About the role
Infrastructure engineering provides stable infrastructure, fully self-service developer tooling and operational guidance that enables our backend, data, security and product engineers to confidently ship complex financial systems at a breakneck pace.
Your day-to-day will involve:
Having a dedicated mentor who will get you ramped up on infrastructure engineering; no prior experience in this field is required
Shipping code to production that improves developer velocity and site reliability
Digging into and resolving production performance and reliability issues
Automating tedious and error-prone workflows
Some things we consider critical for this role:
Solid CS fundamentals, ideally with coursework or experience in distributed systems, operating systems and network protocols
Grit and tenacity required to dive into unfamiliar systems and reverse engineer them to identify the root cause
An interest in building software to help other engineers, eliminating pain points and reducing toil
Prior experience, internships or side projects were you dove into cloud infrastructure (i.e. AWS) or developer tools
Technologies we use:
Python/Django, Go as the main languages and frameworks of choice
PostgreSQL as our primary data store with Redshift and Elasticsearch as secondary data stores
Redis and Memcached
AWS, Terraform, Kubernetes and Salt Stack
Feeling ready to give 100% to democratizing our financial system? 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, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.