Staff Web Engineer, Web Platform



Menlo Park, CA, USA · New York, NY, USA · Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 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 preferred location for this position is in or around Robinhood's offices in Menlo Park, CA, Seattle, WA or New York City, NY, with in-office work capabilities, as may be required by management.

We’re excited to have a talented engineer join the Web Platform team, which sits within our Developer Infrastructure organization. This team’s mission is to deliver a healthy and resilient platform that empowers Robinhood’s web engineering at scale. We focus on projects that add leverage to our business and operate across Robinhood’s entire codebase and suite of services.

As a web platform engineer, you’ll work closely with cross-functional teams like infrastructure and product, constantly looking for ways where we can build a world-class platform and developer experience. When our engineers succeed, our team does too.

We’re looking for passionate and skilled engineers who lead by example, building up our platform and the people around them through impactful work, mentorship, and proven best practices.

What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Work across client, server, architecture, and infrastructure that powers all of our web products. This includes our Robinhood web app, our brand sites, Node-based services, UI component libraries, dependency management, logging/observability, and Build/CI.
  • Ship libraries, frameworks, and abstractions to materially accelerate web developers.
  • Own and drive platform-level projects from inception and design to implementation and launch, being the leading expert in the organization.
  • Collaborate with product experts to rapidly iterate and ship financial products.
  • Lead the community of web engineers at Robinhood and act as a force-multiplier for those around you.

About you:

  • 8+ years of professional experience with modern Web standards, technologies, and frameworks
  • You’re skilled at writing and efficiently debugging JavaScript in Node and browser environments.
  • You have an obsession for building a best-in-class developer experience.
  • You have a track record of successfully leading teams and delivering large scope technical projects, setting a high standard for code quality and the code review processes.
  • You deeply understand the design, product, and backend engineering disciplines so that you can work effectively with them.

Technologies we use:

  • TypeScript
  • React
  • Next.js
  • NodeJS
  • Babel + Webpack + Bazel
  • Jest + ESLint + Prettier
  • Jenkins / Buildkite + Docker + Kubernetes
  • Yarn/PNPM

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: $217000 - $255000
US Zone 2: $190000 - $224000
US Zone 3: $169000 - $199000

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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