DevOps Engineer

Robinhood, Menlo Park, CA

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Robinhood is democratizing access to America’s financial system. Our platform offers commission-free investing in U.S. stocks, ETFs, options, and cryptocurrencies. Robinhood Financial, our broker-dealer, is the fastest-growing brokerage ever, with over four million users and billions of dollars in transaction volume. Robinhood has received the Apple Design Award, the Google Material Design Award, and was named Fast Company’s 11th Most Innovative Company in the World.

We’re backed with $539 million in capital from top-tier investors such as DST Global, NEA, Index Ventures, Thrive Capital, Sequoia, and KPCB, and valued at $5.6 billion. Robinhood is headquartered in Menlo Park, California with a regional office in Lake Mary, Florida.

About the Role

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to take responsibility for our development and production environments deployed across multiple AWS regions. DevOps engineers at Robinhood empower our high-throughput backend, data, and brokerage ops teams to ship the best products and services to our customers.

As a member of the team, you will be exposed to all production services and infrastructure. This allows you to be a major multiplier on Robinhood’s product velocity. On any given day, you could be debugging complex production issues, working hand-in-hand with data scientists to deploy improvements to our data training sets, or scaling our order processing infrastructure to ensure reliability.

Some things we consider critical to being a DevOps Engineer:

  • Extensive familiarity with Linux administration and tuning  
  • Experience setting up, running, and monitoring public-facing web servers  
  • Proficiency in shell scripting and at least one dynamic programming language
  • Ideal candidates will be familiar with the setup and maintenance of a distributed data store
  • Strong foundation in one or more configuration management systems (SaltStack, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc).

As a DevOps Engineer, you will:

  • Help us move to a container based infrastructure.
  • Scale out the ELK, Kafka, and stream processing services to reduce financial risks to the company and our customers.
  • Scale out our distributed monitoring system, which enables our engineers to proactively respond to system changes.
  • Create the framework that will enable engineers to fully integrate their application communication with Hashicorp’s Vault and Consul.

Core Tech Stack:

  • Distributed Systems: ElasticSearch, Zookeeper, Kafka
  • Hashicorp Ecosystem: Terraform, Vault, Vagrant, Consul, Packer
  • Application Metrics/Monitoring: Prometheus, Statsd, Grafana
  • Applications layers: NGINX, Python, Django, Golang

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: Robinhood does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to any person or email address at Robinhood prior to obtaining a signed agreement from Recruiting/HR. Robinhood is not liable for and will not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved recruitment partners. Furthermore, any resumes sent without an agreement in place will be considered your company's gift to Robinhood and may be forwarded to our recruiters for their attention.

About Robinhood

About us Robinhood is a new way to invest in the stock market. For more information about Robinhood, visit www.robinhood.com Zero-dollar ($0) commissions are available for Robinhood Financial self-directed individual cash or margin brokerage accounts that trade U.S. listed securities via mobile devices. Please see our Commission and Fee Schedule. Robinhood communications and communications emanating from its social media community are for informational purposes only and are not intended as an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument or as an official confirmation of any transaction. The Robinhood website provides its users links to social media sites and email. The linked social media and email messages are pre-populated. However, these messages can be deleted or edited by Robinhood users, who are under no obligation to send any pre-populated messages. All market prices, data and other information available through Robinhood are not warranted as to completeness or accuracy and are subject to change without notice. Any comments or statements made herein do not reflect the views of Robinhood Markets Inc., Robinhood Financial, LLC or any of the subsidiaries or affiliates. All investments involve risk and the past performance of a security, or financial product does not guarantee future results or returns. There is always the potential of losing money when you invest in securities, or other financial products. Investors should consider their investment objectives and risks carefully before investing. By posting wall comments on Linkedin, you agree to hold harmless Robinhood Markets Inc., Robinhood Financial, LLC or any of their subsidiaries or affiliates All securities and investments are offered to self-directed customers by Robinhood Financial, LLC, member FINRA (www.finra.org) & SIPC (www.sipc.org). Robinhood Financial, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robinhood Markets, Inc.


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