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
We are looking for experienced software engineers who are passionate about building a common product platform to accelerate our mission of democratizing finance for all. The ideal candidate has an interest in API design, data model, managing complexity at scale and building highly leveraged infrastructure to meet product needs. This team spans across codebase boundaries - we’re looking to hire engineers who can understand the full stack and the end-to-end developer experience. The background of the candidate can be in backend, web, iOS or Android.
Your day-to-day will involve:
Working closely with product engineers to understand needs and collect requirements
Building quality, scalable infrastructure which accelerates product development
Measuring and improving the reliability, performance and scalability of systems
Leading engineering roadmap, delivering high quality software, writing thoughtful documentation
Some things we consider critical for this role:
2+ years of software engineering experience
Great technical sense for designing simple systems and developer-friendly APIs
Strong technical communication skills, both in writing and conversation
Ability to dive into complex, existing systems
Have extensive experience in building complex products and systems in one of these domains: Android, iOS, frontend, backend and data
Knowledge of system architecture and performance trade-offs
A tool building mindset and experience building developer-facing tools
Previous API design experience
Strong data analysis skills
Experience in mentoring other engineers
Core Tech Stack:
Python, Go as the main languages for backends
PostgreSQL as our primary data store
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.