Security Software Engineer, Blockchain SecurityExpired

 Menlo Park, New York, Seattle
  •  Full Time
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We’re on a mission to democratize finance for all.

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 thinkers looking to co-author the next chapters of our story. Joining now means helping shape our vision, structures and systems; playing a key-role as we launch into our ambitious future.

The preferred location for this position is in or around New York, NY, Seattle, WA or Menlo Park, CA


About the team:

The Blockchain Security Team at Robinhood is responsible for ensuring the security of the company’s blockchain assets and infrastructure. We provide hot and cold custody solutions, conduct regular asset reviews, and monitor wallet activity for potential security threats. We also collaborate with other teams within Robinhood to ensure the overall security of our platform and infrastructure, and continuously research and develop new security technologies and best practices. This role is based in our Menlo Park, CA or New York, NY office, dependent on applicant’s location.


About the Role

As a Software Engineer on the Blockchain Security team, you will be working with our team to support and evolve our secure wallet and blockchain processing systems. This role will mainly focus on system tools and infrastructure written in Golang, and participating in deploying and operating our high-security hardware systems in regional data centers. You will gain an in-depth look into how the US financial system works and strengthen your financial and cryptocurrency domain knowledge. We strive for a high standard of engineering quality while addressing unique scalability challenges. You will have a high-impact role in our fast-growing company.


What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Design and build the next generation of security services within our custody platform.
  • Own and work in a 24/7 on-call rotation for our custody services.
  • Partner with teams across Security & Privacy and Robinhood to address business and technical requirements by delivering secure solutions and features in accordance with our priorities and roadmap.
  • Write high-quality, well-tested, secure code to ship to our customers


About you:

  • You have 3+ years’ experience writing code in Golang.
  • You have some level of experience coding blockchain or cryptocurrency functions and tools.
  • You have basic REST API usage experience.


Bonus points:

  • Experience implementing blockchain transaction processing
  • Experience using blockchain explorer or full node APIs


Technologies we use:

  • Software development languages and frameworks like Python and Go
  • Container orchestration and stream processing solutions like Kubernetes and Kafka
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Proprietary and commercial solutions for blockchain and wallet operations

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.

US Zone 1: $157000 – $185000
US Zone 2: $139000 – $163000
US Zone 3: $122000 – $144000

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. You can view comp zones for our US office locations in the table below. For other locations not listed, compensation can be discussed with your recruiter during the interview process.


Office locations (by comp zone)

US Zone 1: Menlo Park, NYC, Seattle, Washington DC
US Zone 2: Denver, Westlake (Dallas), Chicago
US Zone 3: Lake Mary

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.

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