Robinhood is democratizing our financial system. We offer commission-free* investing and trading. Investing in stocks, ETFs and options is offered through Robinhood Financial LLC. Cryptocurrency trading is offered through Robinhood Crypto, LLC. Robinhood Financial, our broker-dealer, is a fast-growing brokerage firm with millions of users and billions of dollars in transaction volume. Robinhood has received the Apple Design Award (2015), the Google Play Award for Best Use of Material Design (2016), and was named Fast Company’s 11th Most Innovative Company in the world (2016). Robinhood is based in Menlo Park, California, and Lake Mary, Florida.
Robinhood means Robinhood Markets, Inc. and its subsidiaries, including Robinhood Financial LLC (member SIPC) and Robinhood Crypto, LLC.
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.
In this role you will:
Have a dedicated mentor who will get you ramped up on infrastructure engineering. No prior experience in this field is required!
Ship code to production that improves developer velocity and site reliability. You will work on real projects from our team roadmap.
Dig into and resolve production performance and reliability issues.
Automate 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.
Some things that would be amazing to have for this role:
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
Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: Robinhood does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Robinhood does not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved partners.