Robinhood is hiring a

Staff Software Engineer, Data (Growth Team)

Menlo Park, United States

Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to 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.

Just as we focus on our customers, we also strive to create an inclusive environment where our employees can thrive and do impactful work. We are proud of the world class products and company culture we continue to build and have been recognized as:

  • A Great Place to Work
  • A CNBC Disruptor 50 in 2019 and 2020
  • A LinkedIn Top Startup in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020

Robinhood is backed by leading investors that include DST Global, Index Ventures, NEA, Ribbit Capital, Thrive Capital, and Sequoia.

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About the role:

Insights from data power most decisions at Robinhood. As a staff engineer on the growth team, you will be leading and building core services that drive our decisions to grow our users and revenue. You will work closely with product stakeholders and data scientists to bring machine intelligence into scalable products. Your work and products will guide how grow and we bring Robinhood to all.

What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Building robust distributed systems to process large scale data streams into growth applications
  • Engineering fast, real-time data pipelines to process data from across the financial markets and our internal event streams
  • 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

About you: 

  • 6+ years of software engineering experience
  • Solid understanding of distributed systems
  • Understand the tradeoffs between different data tools and technologies
  • You can demonstrate a history of providing firm-wide impact
  • You can demonstrate self-sufficiency
  • You are a proven tech lead with experience planning and leading large projects with long-term impact on a single system or team 
  • You have a strong technical grasp and have excellent judgement on task prioritizations
  • You are able to solve complex engineering problems that deliver results which help the team to achieve its objectives
  • You have a history of creating and applying new processes and tooling to increase engineering efficiency

Bonus points: 

  • Experience working in a growth team
  • Familiar with data science and decision science methodologies
  • Passion for working and learning in a fast-growing company

We’re looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you’re ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission—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, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Robinhood promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please click here.