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 and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.
As we continue to build...
We're seeking curious, growth minded thinkers to help shape our vision, structures and systems; playing a key-role as we launch into our ambitious future. If you're invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world — we'd love to have you apply.About the team + role
Robinhood's products are powered by a multitude of powerful microservices working in unison. In order for these microservices to work, they need to be able to locate and communicate with each other. As the Service Discovery and Communication team, we build and deploy the fundamental systems that enable this real-time, inter-service communication all while being highly-scaleable, robust and reliable!
The team builds with Go and Python as the main language and frameworks of choice with C++ being a bonus as we construct our Global Edge. We also use Envoy for load balancing and global routing, Unbound and CoreDNS as our DNS, and gRPC for inter-service communication. We also heavily utilize Kubernetes, AWS, service discovery and service mesh type systems.
We are looking for a Senior Staff Software Engineer - Tech Lead to help build and lead from a very technical lens. This engineer will have true ownership, continuing to innovate to delight our users. You will act as a technical leader, systems architect, mentor, problem solver, coder and liaison to other engineering/product groups.
The role is located in the office location(s) listed on this job description which will align with our in-office working environment. Please connect with your recruiter for more information regarding our in-office philosophy and expectations.What you'll do
Base pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. The expected salary range for this role is based on the location where the work will be performed and is aligned to one of 3 compensation zones. This role is also eligible to participate in a Robinhood bonus plan and Robinhood's equity plan. For other locations not listed, compensation can be discussed with your recruiter during the interview process.
Zone 1 (Menlo Park, CA; New York, NY; Seattle, WA; Washington, DC)
Zone 2 (Denver, CO; Westlake, TX; Chicago, IL)
Zone 3 (Lake Mary, FL)
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We're looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of 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.