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Software Engineer, Clearing

Robinhood

Robinhood

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, February 17, 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, 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.

Robinhood has a primary in-office working environment; please be sure you have reviewed the preferred working location(s) for this role before applying.

​​About the team:

The location for this position is in a Robinhood office with in-office work in Menlo Park, CA.

The Clearing team within the Brokerage Organization helps Robinhood ship industry-leading financial products for our customers. Clearing works cross-functionally with engineering and non-engineering teams to ship exciting products such as 24-7 trading, Retirement Accounts, Advisory Accounts, International, Futures and Tax Lots & Cost Basis. The team is core to the functionality of Robinhood, handling all settlements, cash deposits and stock splits.

What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Support core backend for brokerage and clearing
  • Design features within the team, making the right tradeoffs for risk and long-term maintainability
  • Collaborate closely with engineering, PM and Operational teams.

About You:

  • 3+ years of software engineering experience
  • You have a track record of successfully collaborating with cross functional teams and delivering large-scope technical projects, setting a high standard for code quality and code review processes
  • You deeply understand the design, product, and backend engineering disciplines so that you can work effectively with them
  • Experience with kafka and data streaming technologies
  • Experience working on messaging queues
  • Experience scaling large amounts of data

Technologies we use:

  • Python/Java/Go/any object-oriented language
  • Spark
  • SQL/DynamoDB
  • Message Queues
  • Django
  • AWS
  • Airflow

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: $157000 - $185000
US Zone 2: $139000 - $163000
US Zone 3: $122000 - $144000

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

Click here to learn more about Robinhood’s Benefits.


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.