Manager of Technical Programs, Corporate Engineering


Menlo Park, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 03/31/2021
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  • Company Address: , Menlo Park, CA

About Robinhood

Robinhood is on a mission to democratize finance for all. We believe it should work for everyone and not just a few. We offer commission-free trading in one, user-friendly platform.

Trading in stocks, ETFs and options is offered through Robinhood Financial LLC, member SIPC. Cryptocurrency trading is offered through Robinhood Crypto, LLC.

Keep in mind other fees may still apply to your brokerage account. Please see Robinhood Financial’s Fee Schedule at to learn more.

All investments involve risk, including the possible loss of principal. Past performance of a security, or financial product does not guarantee future results or returns.

Robinhood Crypto is licensed to engage in virtual currency business activity by the New York State Department of Financial Services and is not a member of FINRA or SIPC. Cryptocurrencies are not stocks and your cryptocurrency investments are not products protected by either FDIC or SIPC.

Robinhood Financial LLC and Robinhood Crypto, LLC are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Robinhood Markets, Inc.

Job Description

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, removing fees, 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 world class products and company culture we continue to build and have been recognized as:

  • A Great Place to Work
  • A CNBC Disruptor 50 in 2019 and 2020
  • A LinkedIn Top Startup in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020

Robinhood is backed by leading investors that include DST Global, Index Ventures, NEA, Ribbit Capital, Thrive Capital, and Sequoia.

Check out life at Robinhood on The Muse!

About the role:

Robinhood is looking for a Manager of Technical Programs who will foster and grow a team of TPMs while directly working with the Corporate Engineering team in delivering complex, strategic cross-functional programs and scale. This role will be a link between the business, engineering partners and the team.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be able to be agile and adapt to the growing needs of the business, and help build strong connections and sustainable practices that lead to successful team outcomes.

Your day-to-day will involve:

  • Own complex and large scale cross-team, cross-functional initiatives. Communicate with engineering managers and engineers to estimate work efforts, define goals and lead resources. Track progress, resolve dependencies, evaluate risks and communicate status to upper management and program partners.
  • Hire and onboard new Technical Program Managers to the team, tooling, and program delivery. Be active in recruiting, on-boarding and enhancing the employee experience for all team members
  • Management of all relevant program management content to support the delivery teams, such as program management playbooks, templates, and timelines
  • Build and evolve a portfolio of program management tools and services (project analysis, execution and delivery) and formulate financial asks to position programs for successful execution
  • Manage the strategic planning and business planning process, leading conversations with key partners to develop concepts for critical initiatives, and developing those into detailed program plans encompassing roadmaps, funding planning, resource planning and hiring goals
  • Implement continuous improvements to the engineering organization and the program management process. Share program process frameworks, tools, and best practices that will be embraced throughout the organization. Improve product development and delivery. Mentor project management skills within our engineering leadership team

About you:

  • 5+ years experience in leading, managing, and/or building an IT focused technical programs, ideally in a fast-paced environment.
  • 3+ years of experience as a people manager
  • Ability to establish standardized project intake processes and ensure projects go through the required gates
  • Diligent about discovering and documenting the functional requirements, timelines, and order of dependencies across an engineering project lifecycle from inception to delivery
  • Experienced in technical program/project management methodologies and with the ability to apply that knowledge
  • Proficient knowledge of various programs and service areas within the CorpEng/IT space (Infrastructure, Enterprise and Business Applications, Operations, etc.)
  • Analytical and truth seeking. Ability to understand complex concepts and make reasoned decisions objectively
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with both engineering and non-engineering audiences
  • Ability to influence and motivate people across a broad variety of job functions through relationships

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 click here.

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