Staff Software Engineer - Load and Fault

April 25, 2024
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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 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

The Load and Fault team at Robinhood, builds out a platform that empowers all of engineering at Robinhood. Using live market data, engineers are able to truly simulate the load on the products they develop. With a complex and distributed system, engineers can test the capacity, the load it can handle, and ensure their products remain reliable for the future!

We are hiring a Staff Software Engineer and Tech Lead, with proven experience in the infrastructure domain, to join the team and help set the direction of Load and Fault Engineering at Robinhood. You will act as a technical leader, systems architect, mentor, problem solver, coder and liaison to other engineering/product groups.

What you'll do
  • Design large-scale systems within the team, making the right tradeoffs for risk and long-term maintainability
  • Set up and drive technical directions of projects while also driving long term vision and strategy
  • Supporting core backend systems for the team and helping build out new greenfield initiatives
  • Partner cross functionally to ensure teams are set up for success in regards to their testing and use of the product
  • Ensure maintaining resiliency for services with high traffic
  • Mentor and up-level the team
  • What you bring
  • 8+ years of experience building and leading the design and implementation of critical infrastructure systems and services in a microservices architecture
  • Experience working on Kubernetes and familiarity with cloud providers (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Exposure with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins or Buildkite
  • Exposure to load and scale testing platforms and functional testing in staging or pre-production environments
  • Passion for building solutions to counter significant challenges related to scalability
  • Familiarity with storage and caching systems like postgres, redis and dynamodb
  • Passion in mentoring other engineers and improving the engineering craftsmanship!
  • Our team is here to enable an inclusive and welcoming interview experience for all candidates. If you need additional assistance throughout the interview process related to a physical or mental condition, or if there is something our team can do to enable a more accessible experience at any time, please notify our team by completing this Applicant Accommodation Form.

    Click here to learn more about Robinhood's Benefits.

    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.

    Robinhood embraces a diversity of backgrounds and experiences 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 review the specific policy applicable to your country.

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