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, and London, UK.
About the Role
Insights from data power most decisions at Robinhood. Data Scientist here works with other data scientists and engineers to collect, organize, and analyze data from all parts of our business to power these decisions.
Every decision made at Robinhood is backed by data. Our company trajectory is defined by the systems, tools, and analytics powered by our exceptional team. We integrate multifaceted data streams such as rapidly changing market data, user data based on app activity, and brokerage operations data to perfect our processes and workflows.
Your day-to-day will involve:
Combining knowledge of several research domains to help power decisions at Robinhood
Designing new machine learning systems to power the analytics efforts at Robinhood
Improving the statistical methodology backing our experimentation platform
Building statistical models to predict user behavior and risks to the business
Adapting machine learning algorithms to solve problems across several teams, such as product, operations, customer support, compliance, and security
Some things we consider critical for this role:
Graduate degree in a quantitative field such as mathematics, statistics, engineering or natural sciences (or equivalent research experience)
Solid understanding of statistical analysis and machine learning algorithms
Excellent programming skills, including expert level familiarity with either Python or R programming languages
At least 2 years experience of working in a research setting in academic or commercial setting
Passion for working and learning in a fast-growing company
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.