Staff Software Engineer
Growth
Updated on 4/8/2024
Robinhood

1,001-5,000 employees

Accessible, affordable trading and investment platform.
Company Overview
Robinhood is a pioneering financial services company that democratizes finance by offering accessible and affordable trading services to all, regardless of wealth or industry knowledge. The company's competitive advantage lies in its intuitive platform, which simplifies trading and investing in stocks, options, and cryptocurrencies, and its commitment to inclusivity, which breaks down traditional barriers in the financial industry. As an industry leader, Robinhood is recognized for its technical innovation, including its proprietary clearing system, and its commitment to transparency and customer empowerment.
Fintech

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$7.4B

Founded

2013

Headquarters

West Menlo Park, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

6%

2 year growth

-22%
Locations
Seattle, WA, USA • Menlo Park, CA, USA • New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
CategoriesNew
Backend Engineering
Full-Stack Engineering
Software QA & Testing
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 10+ years of expertise designing, building, and scaling distributed systems and high-volume transaction applications
  • Expertise in architecting and designing large scale notifications systems for delivering push, email, and other forms of communications
  • Experience working on a Growth team is a plus
  • Experience building recommendation systems, Ads, or search is a plus
  • Experience setting technical strategy for a team and leading end-to-end execution across teams and functions
  • Experience providing technical leadership to 5 or more engineers and up-leveling the operational excellence of the team
  • Exceptional problem solving, critical thinking, communication skills, and a bias towards action
Responsibilities
  • Build a personalized platform to help customers discover relevant features and products across in-app, push, and email communication channels
  • Drive technical direction of projects while mentoring and up-leveling junior engineers
  • Design large-scale systems, making the right tradeoffs for risk and long-term maintainability
  • Lead organization-wide collaboration across multiple initiatives
  • Build new products and features from conception to launch/production