Engineering Manager, Financial Crimes Platform

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What Robinhood is looking for in applicants

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.

Just as we focus on our customers, we also strive to create an inclusive environment where our employees can thrive and do impactful work. We are proud of the competitive products and company culture we continue to build and have been recognized as:

  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2020
  • TIME100 Most Influential Companies 2021
  • Fortune Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance™ 2021 and Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials™ 2021

We’re growing and looking for...

We continue to hire Robinhoodies at a rapid pace to drive this journey, and with that growth comes necessary change. We’re seeking culture builders and curious thinkers looking to co-author the next chapters of our story. We’re in build mode, majorly expanding our team while also growing up as a company. Joining now means helping shape our structures and systems, then taking part as we launch into our ambitious future.

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About the role:

Robinhood is looking for engineering managers to join our Financial Crimes Engineering (FinCrimes) team, you will be building and owning the services and infrastructure that power our anti-money laundering and sanctions screening systems. Your work will keep bad actors out of Robinhood and out of the financial system. You will also gain a unique look into how the US financial systems works on the inside and strengthen your financial-domain knowledge. 

We strive for a high standard of engineering quality while solving unique scalability challenges. You will have high impact roles at a relatively small company for our user base.

About the area, Financial Crimes Engineering:

Financial crime is the practice of taking money or property illegally from another person or organization for one’s own benefit. Among the major types of financial crime are: money laundering, terrorist financing, fraud, bribery and corruption, market abuse and insider trading, tax evasion, embezzlement, counterfeiting, identity theft and electronic crime. Financial crime presents unique challenges which directly impact our trust with customers and regulators. 

What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Develop inclusive teams in which people are empowered to do the best work of their careers
  • Mentor and grow engineers while keeping them engaged and focused on the product and company vision
  • Partner with peers in Product Management & Design to craft and evolve the team's vision, mission, and strategy
  • Help implement effective engineering processes and policies that emphasize quality and forward progress
  • Be responsible for the engineering hiring plan for the team and recruit top talent, including sourcing, screening, and interviewing

About you:

  • You have 2+ years of experience serving in an engineering management role and shipping customer-facing products
  • You have substantial technical experience in building customer-facing products to recognize the important moments your team faces and give meaningful advice
  • You have strong organizational skills, both for yourself and for the team
  • You possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • You are able to weigh several, and often conflicting, constraints and make rapid choices in a fast paced, fast growing company
  • You love helping engineers to develop new skills and advance in their careers. You don't shy away from performance conversations and you recognize the relationship between constructive feedback and career growth

Bonus points:

  • Experience with financial products especially those related to Financial Crimes
  • Experience with technologies in our stack, such as Python, Postgres, and Kafka
  • You may have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience

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 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's benefits include generous time off, 401(k) participation with employer match, comprehensive health coverage, a health savings account (HSA), wellness benefits, backup childcare and education stipends (all benefits are subject to applicable taxes and based on eligibility).

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