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Staff Software Engineer – Capacity Engineering and Analysis

The Capacity Engineering and Analysis team (CEA) is a dedicated engineering group within Infrastructure Engineering, that is tasked as the guardians of all things around our cloud costs at Robinhood. Join a team that works multi-functionally building critical systems to identify and reduce costs to ensure we optimize for scaled cloud use. The team is expected to continue to expand its scope from observability and cost dashboards to much more as the team continues to grow!

We are looking for a Staff Software Engineer to join the team and help Robinhood continue to build impressive systems while optimizing our costs surrounding our cloud systems.

The role is located in the office location(s) listed on this job description which will align with our in-office working environment. Please connect with your recruiter for more information regarding our in-office philosophy and expectations.

What you’ll do

  • Design and optimize large-scale systems within the team, making the right tradeoffs for risk and long-term maintainability
  • Set up and drive technical directions of the project while mentoring and up-leveling junior engineers on the team.
  • Supporting core backend systems for Capacity Engineering and Analysis and other teams within Infrastructure Engineering.
  • Partner cross functionally with almost every engineering team at Robinhood to ensure teams are set up for success in regards to their AWS costs.

What you bring

  • You have experience in a similar organization that deals with significant scale
  • You have successfully led initiatives that have reduced cloud costs
  • You have exposure with public clouds, ideally Amazon Web Services (AWS)

What we offer

  • Market competitive and pay equity-focused compensation structure
  • 100% paid health insurance for employees with 90% coverage for dependents
  • Annual lifestyle wallet for personal wellness, learning and development, and more!
  • Lifetime maximum benefit for family forming and fertility benefits
  • Dedicated mental health support for employees and eligible dependents
  • Generous time away including company holidays, paid time off, sick time, parental leave, and more!
  • Lively office environment with catered meals, fully stocked kitchens, and geo-specific commuter benefits

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  • Company: Robinhood
  • Published: 27th March 2024
  • Closing Date: 1st July 2024
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • Salary: 240000 USD (including equity + bonus)
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None