Software Engineer, Growth in Menlo Park, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Robinhood   •  

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Industry: Finance & Insurance


Less than 5 years

Posted 49 days ago

We are looking for experienced software engineers to drive user acquisition, improve growth funnel conversion, accelerate our mission of democratizing finance for all. The ideal candidate is passionate about being a growth hacker, has a strong sense of end to end ownership, and can leverage data effectively to guide the product and experiment execution. The background of the candidates can be frontend, backend, data, or full stack. Prior growth engineering experience is a plus but not required

In this role you will:

  • Build foundation and platform to scale up user acquisition and automate the growth experiments
  • Work closely with product managers, designers, marketers, and data scientists to define the user acquisition strategy, identify growth opportunities, and drive execution independently
  • Lead engineering roadmap, deliver high quality software component, write thoughtful documentation, and implement integration tests.

Some things we consider critical for this role:

  • 2+ years of software engineering experience
  • Strong communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Able to dive into an existing code base and make safe and small changes to test the hypothesis through experiments
  • Have extensive experience in building complex products and systems in one of these domains: frontend, backend, and data

Some things that would be amazing to have for this role:

  • Previous growth experiences on SEO, paid marketing, referral marketing, etc
  • Previous experience of building i18n systems and products
  • Previous experience of designing, implementing, and scaling viral products
  • Strong data analytics skills

Core Tech Stack:

  • 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

Valid Through: 2019-10-21