Software Engineer, Cryptography Services


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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:

This team owns all key management. Cryptography focused and responsible for the security and heath of distributed infrastructure & backend services. Currently the team is working on a brand new service which will create a means by which all services and sensitive data at Robinhood will be encrypted by default (ex: SSN, sensitive docs, etc).

What We Expect You'll Do Day To Day:

  • Design and develop large-scale systems within the team, making informed tradeoffs for risk and long-term maintainability.
  • Drive technical solutions with high engineering rigour, ensuring flawless performance, scalability, and security.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to deliver high-quality technical projects that enhance the overall system functionality.
  • Improve system performance, scalability, developer experience, and security, effectively reducing privacy and safety risks.

About You:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5+ years of experience working in the Software Engineering space, with a strong passion for security.
  • Proficiency in Go or Python, with exceptional problem-solving and production debugging skills.
  • Expertise with cloud-native platforms, container and orchestration technologies (e.g., AWS, Kubernetes, gRPC, Kalfa).
  • Experience working with authentication and authorization protocols/frameworks (OpenID Connect, OAuth, etc.) is preferred but not required.
  • Strong ownership and experience in building and operating high-scale, distributed systems throughout the software lifecycle.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well within a team and across engineering teams.

Technologies Used:

  • Go and Python
  • Cloud-native platforms and container and orchestration technologies (e.g., AWS, Kubernetes, gRPC, Kalfa)

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 the country where you are applying.

Company name: Robinhood
Remote job title: Software Engineer, Cryptography Services
Job tags: transaction fees, analytics, mobile

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