Senior Engineering Manager - Storage Platform



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Menlo Park, CA, USA · Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, March 31, 2023

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 thinkers looking to co-author the next chapters of our story. Joining now means helping shape our vision, structures and systems; playing a key-role as we launch into our ambitious future.

About the team:

The Storage Platform Team is responsible for some of the most critical database and caching systems at Robinhood.

As a Senior Manager for the team you will lead versatile engineers as they own everything related to AWS RDS, PostgreSQL, AWS DynamoDB and Memcached. We are also building out our own storage solutions for Robinhood for the long term and you can have a direct impact in the shape of that technology!

Our workloads are transaction heavy and real time which presents a host of challenges. You will help scale our storage infrastructure to 100 million users and beyond. Few opportunities like this exist elsewhere. The level of impact and ownership can be understood by simply stating: we will not succeed in regards to our objectives without you.

About you:

  • Work with cross-functional business, product, analytics, and engineering leaders to collaborate, plan, and execute on a roadmap for the Storage Platform Team within the Data & ML Platform engineering team, and the larger Infrastructure org.
  • Guide and mentor talented engineers as they continue to grow within their careers
  • Demonstrated ability working with Relational and/or NoSQL Databases and distributed caching systems, supporting large scale business critical OLTP workloads
  • Experience with improving storage performance, resiliency and reliability with transaction heavy workloads
  • Ability to dive into database specifics as well as look at the broader architecture

Technologies we use:

  • DynamoDB
  • Memcached
  • RDS
  • PostgreSQL
  • Home grown data technologies

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.

US Zone 1: $247000 - $290000
US Zone 2: $217000 - $255000
US Zone 3: $192000 - $226000

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. You can view comp zones for our US office locations in the table below. For other locations not listed, compensation can be discussed with your recruiter during the interview process.

Office locations (by comp zone)
US Zone 1: Menlo Park, NYC, Seattle, Washington DC
US Zone 2: Denver, Westlake (Dallas), Chicago
US Zone 3: Lake Mary

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 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 visit Robinhood - US Applicant Privacy Policy. If you are an applicant located in the UK or EEA, please visit the Robinhood UK/EEA Applicant Privacy Policy.

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