Robinhood

Senior Software Engineer, FinCrimes

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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 team:

As a Software Engineer on our Financial Crimes Engineering (FinCrimes) team, you will be building, integrating and owning the Actimize service 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.

What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Building, testing, and releasing features with stringent correctness and scalability requirements.
  • Designing a solution with other engineers to fix scalability problem and then implement it
  • Collaborate with business to configure workflows to optimize for efficiency.
  • Collaborate with engineers to drive end to end FinCrimes solutions.
  • Contributing to open source projects

About you:

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • Solid understanding and experience working with AWS and kubernetes.
  • Solid understanding of SAM, CDD and AIS modules of Actimize.
  • Ability to architect and solution Actimize for scale.
  • Able to tackle sophisticated engineering problems that deliver results

Bonus points:

  • Intimate familiarity of Python or Go
  • Prior experience of working on related problems
  • Worked on integration and implementation of additional Actimize modules such as WLF, QA and sandbox modules.

Technologies we use:

  • Python/Django, Go as the main languages and frameworks of choice
  • PostgreSQL as our primary data store
  • Redis and Memcached as our caching layer
  • Celery as our task queue using RabbitMQ

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 rbnhd.co/applicant-privacy.

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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