Robinhood is democratizing our financial system. We offer commission-free investing in stocks, ETFs, options, and cryptocurrencies. Robinhood Financial, our broker-dealer, is a fast-growing brokerage 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). We’re backed with $539 million in capital from top-tier investors such as DST Global, NEA, Index Ventures, Thrive Capital, Sequoia, and KPCB, and were most recently valued at $5.6 billion. Robinhood is based in Menlo Park, California, and Lake Mary, Florida.
About the Role:
Data engineers are the central node to every team within Robinhood. As a Data Engineer, you’ll be interfacing with UX researchers to gain insight, Ops engineers to ensure successful deployments, and Data Scientists to advance our product utilizing machine intelligence.
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.
As a Data Engineer you'll:
Productionize machine learning algorithms, augment data scientists to make the Robinhood products smarter
Build robust distributed systems to process large scale data streams into useful applications
Engineer fast, real-time data pipelines to process data from across the financial markets and our internal event streams
Implement risk monitoring systems to improve tracking and mitigation of several risks including money laundering, financial fraud and margin exposure
Work closely with data scientists and collaborate with back-end, front-end engineers to build products for gathering timely insights about customer behavior, etc
Create monitoring systems to track of the quality of data and the health of our systems
Technologies we use:
Celery ~ Written by our very own Ask Solem
Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana (ELK)
Redshift + AWS Suite
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.