Engineering Manager, Trading Services


New York City, NY, US / Chicago, IL, US / Menlo Park, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 05/15/2024
  • Website:
  • Company Address: Menlo Park, California 94025, US

About Robinhood

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea—that our financial markets should be accessible to all. In an industry where barriers have prevailed for too long, this hasn’t always been easy.

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 and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

As we continue to build...

We’re seeking curious, growth minded thinkers to help shape our vision, structures and systems; playing a key-role as we launch into our ambitious future. If you’re invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world — we’d love to have you apply.

About the team + role

The Trading Services team’s mission is to own the core business logic and critical material services for routing trades to venues for all types of assets, such as equities, options and crypto, whole or fractional shares, in all trading hours and supported regions.

We're looking for a high-reaching Engineering Manager to lead a team of world class software engineers to tackle some of the most ambitious backend engineering problems in Robinhood. You will have direct influence on success of Trading business in Robinhood and help democratize finance for all.

What you’ll do

  • Coaching and mentoring Robinhood's engineers by giving them concrete feedback and setting clear goals
  • Managing large, impactful projects and coordinating project work with other teams and managers
  • Partnering with peers in Trading Operations, Product Management to craft and evolve the team's vision, mission, and strategy.
  • Delivering high-quality, impactful projects in record time with thoughtful planning
  • Applying technical leadership and expertise to your team and across engineering
  • Implementing effective engineering processes and policies that emphasize quality and forward progress.

What you bring

  • 2+ years of experience directly managing backend engineers.
  • 5+ years of experience as a full time software engineer on backend systems.
  • Strong technical skills and ability to architect technical solutions
  • Experience with building and operating high performance and reliability systems.
  • Experience working on Equities, Options or Crypto trading systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates high accountability, independence and ownership
  • You love helping engineers develop new skills and advance in their careers. You don't shy away from performance conversations and you recognize the relationship between clear feedback and career growth.


Base pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. The expected salary range for this role is based on the location where the work will be performed and is aligned to one of 3 compensation zones. This role is also eligible to participate in a Robinhood bonus plan and Robinhood’s equity plan. For other locations not listed, compensation can be discussed with your recruiter during the interview process.

Zone 1 (Menlo Park, CA; New York, NY; Bellevue, WA; Washington, DC)
$217,000—$255,000 USD
Zone 2 (Denver, CO; Westlake, TX; Chicago, IL)
$190,000—$224,000 USD
Zone 3 (Lake Mary, FL)
$169,000—$199,000 USD

Click here to learn more about Robinhood’s Benefits.

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 embraces a diversity of backgrounds and experiences 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 review the specific policy applicable to your country.

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