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Senior Software Developer, Backend

RobinhoodFull-time$100k - $240k*Toronto, CanadaApr 24, 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(s) + role(s)

Crypto Trading

The Crypto Trading team’s mission is to design, build, and maintain services that power and accelerate our crypto products, platforms, and operations, with the goal of building the world’s best crypto trading platform. As a Senior Software Developer, you will have a highly visible and impactful role at a relatively small company directly building the core crypto trading software that supports our mobile and web applications.


Growth Engineering

The Growth team’s mission is to help Robinhood customers discover relevant products to support them on their financial journey. We power communication with all Robinhood users across email, push, and various in-app channels. You will tackle complex technical challenges and build platforms to help optimize user engagement and empower customers. As a Senior Software Developer on the Growth team, you’ll have the opportunity to shape the future of financial technology.

What you’ll do

  • Build scalable systems and components, making the right tradeoffs to account for stability and long-term maintainability.
  • Design, write, test, and release product-facing features with stringent correctness and scalability requirements.
  • Collaborate with our frontend and data teams to fine tune our REST APIs supporting millions of customers.
  • Mentor junior developers on the team and lead project of large complexity
  • Identify opportunities to improve system performance, team productivity and reduce risk

What you bring

  • 5+ years of software development experience.
  • 3+ years experience writing low latency, large scale distributed systems.
  • Familiarity with writing highly concurrent systems and good intuition for REST API design.
  • Proven experience working on large projects with long-term impact on a single system or team.
  • Strong technical grasp with excellent judgment on task prioritizations.
  • Ability to solve complex engineering problems that deliver results aligned with team objectives.
  • Ability to mentor junior developers and lead the team technically on new initiatives and system improvements

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.


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