Reliability Engineer

Silicon Valley, CA, United States



Software Platform

Role Location

  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States


501+ people


85 Willow Rd
Menlo Park, CA, 94025, US

Tech Stack

  • Python
  • Django
  • React
  • Redux
  • AWS

Role Description

We’re a rapidly growing team serving a highly ambitious engineering organization. The Software Platform organization provides the infrastructure required for our product and ensures developer velocity and system stability. Our work spans multiple areas including architecture, the software development lifecycle, cloud infrastructure, networking, online data processing, reliability and more. This role is within the DevOps Partners team.

Your day-to-day will involve:

  • Having a dedicated mentor in the first months who will review your code and help you get ramped up
  • Mentor and onboard new engineers as the team grows
  • Partner and embed with critical product vertical and platform teams
  • Ensure that all infrastructure related needs are met
  • Ensure that up-coming project needs are communicated clearly to the larger infrastructure group so that they can be prioritized
  • Meet the customer team where they are and help them to progress on the journey toward reliability best practices
  • Represent Robinhood in the technology community

Some things we consider critical for this role:

  • Fluent in one or more programming languages (e.g. Go, Python, Java)
  • Experience authoring and operating high-scale services
  • Experience with scalable distributed systems, both built from scratch as well as on AWS primitives
  • A focus on software engineering best practices such as testing, static analysis, continuous integration, delivery, and deployment
  • Willingness to learn and use new technologies
  • Extremely data-driven
  • Ability to debug complex systems

Bonus Points:

  • Intimate familiarity of Python/Django or Go
  • Experience with high-growth startups
  • Strong open source contributions

Core Tech Stack:

  • Agile Scrum and Kanban
  • Python
  • Go
  • Git
  • CI/CD and test automation frameworks (, Jenkins, Appium, UIAutomation, Bazel, etc)
  • Microservice-oriented architectures and related OSS technologies (e.g. Kubernetes, Kafka, Celery/RabbitMQ, nginx, Redis, Airflow, etc)
  • Linux internals and network configuration and protocols
  • Infrastructure as Code and configuration management (Terraform, SaltStack, Ansible, Chef, Puppet)

About Robinhood

Robinhood is changing the way America invests. We believe our financial system should work for everyone and not just a few. We offer commission-free trading for stocks, ETFs, options, and cryptocurrencies—all in one, user-friendly platform. Since our public launch in 2015, we’ve enabled millions of people to participate in the markets, cementing us as the fastest-growing brokerage ever.

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