Senior Software Engineer, Data

    • Menlo Park, CA

About the company

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

Our Data teams and software engineers are the central node to every team within Robinhood. As a Software Engineer in Data, 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 and more.  

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: 

  • Building robust distributed systems to process large scale data streams into useful applications
  • Engineering fast, real-time data pipelines to process data from across the financial markets and our internal event streams
  • Implementing risk monitoring systems to improve tracking and mitigation of several risks including money laundering, financial fraud and margin exposure
  • Working closely with data scientists and collaborate with back-end, front-end engineers to build products for gathering timely insights about customer behavior, etc
  • Deploying machine learning algorithms and augmenting data scientists to make the Robinhood products smarter
  • Creating monitoring systems to track of the quality of data and the health of our systems

Bonus points: 

  • Passion for working and learning in a fast-growing company
  • Relevant experience building large scale data systems

Core Tech Stack:

  • Airflow
  • Celery ~ Written by our very own Ask Solem
  • Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana (ELK)
  • Kafka
  • Redis
  • Redshift + AWS Suite
  • Zookeeper
  • Consul  

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.

 


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