Robinhood is democratizing finance for 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.
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 Software Engineers to work within our Security team to build tools and services that secure our platform and our users. You will be building large-scale systems to protect Robinhood customers. You will play a critical role in developing our user trust and safety infrastructure to ensure that our users’ data and information is secured using the best mechanisms available.
Your day-to-day will involve:
Building tools and services that secure our platform and protect our users from attacks such as account takeover and phishing
Building microservices for core infrastructure (authentication, authorization, and risk monitoring)
Design and engineer cloud security services and infrastructure
Working with the product and backend engineering teams to build a user trust and safety product
Working with the security team to fix any security bugs that are identified
Working with the data science team to use patterns of suspicious activity to proactively build intelligence tools to predict and prevent potential attacks against the platform
Some things we consider critical for this role:
Must be currently enrolled in a full-time, degree-seeking program with an expected graduation date in 2021
Proficiency in Python, Go or similar programming language.
Familiarity in SQL and SQL-like databases
Experience with AWS or other cloud systems
Experience building standalone APIs that can be consumed by various types of clients
Experience working with Security, DevOps, or Incident Response teams
Technologies we use:
Python/Django, GoLang as the main languages and frameworks
PostgreSQL as our primary data store
Kafka for event streaming
Redis and Memcached as our caching layer
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Feeling ready to give 100% to democratizing finance for all? 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.
The role associated with the above job description is subject to possible modification due to the shelter-in-place restrictions as a result of the pandemic.