Staff Software Engineer - Capacity Engineering and Analysis
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 or Seattle, WA or New York City, NY with in-office work capabilities, as may be required by management, but remote work in limited geographies within the U.S. may be considered. Check with your recruiter for more information.
The Capacity Engineering and Analysis team (CEA) is a dedicated engineering group within Infrastructure Engineering, that is tasked as the guardians of all things around our cloud costs at Robinhood. Join a team that works multi-functionally building critical systems to identify and reduce costs to ensure we optimize for scaled cloud use. The team is expected to continue to expand its scope from observability and cost dashboards to much more as the team continues to grow!
We are looking for a Staff Software Engineer to join the team and help Robinhood continue to build impressive systems while optimizing our costs surrounding our cloud systems.
What you’ll do day-to-day:
- Design large-scale systems within the team, making the right tradeoffs for risk and long-term maintainability
- Set up and drive technical directions of the project while mentoring and up-leveling junior engineers on the team.
- Supporting core backend systems for Capacity Engineering and Analysis and other teams within Infrastructure Engineering.
- Partner cross functionally to ensure teams are set up for success in regards to their AWS costs.
- AWS experience
- An impressive track record of reducing cloud costs for an organization
Technologies we use:
- AWS Foundations
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.
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