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Senior Blockchain Software Engineer, Liquidity, RippleX

Ripple, San Francisco, CA, United States

Enabling the world to move value like it moves information today


Ripple’s mission is to enable payments every way, everywhere for everyone. We believe connecting traditional financial entities like banks, payment providers and corporations with emerging blockchain technologies and users is the path to an open, decentralized, and more inclusive financial future. This Internet of Value gives any internet-enabled person, application or device access to financial services that are transparent, fast, reliable, and cheap. Delivering this vision is a challenge of massive scale spanning $155 trillion in annual cross border fiat payments and the $1.5 trillion market of digital assets that has grown 10X in the last year.

We are looking for a software engineer to join a growing team charged with determining and delivering optimal liquidity for every customer in the world in a cost-effective, robust and scalable manner. You will work closely with applied scientists and machine learning engineers to build robust solutions that power our liquidity services at scale. You will mentor other software engineers, setting and demonstrating high standards and technical excellence. As a member of a new initiative, you must be passionate about inventing and delivering customer-focused solutions to ambitious and ambiguous challenges.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Build enterprise-grade liquidity services that manage the storage, movement and trading of crypto and fiat assets
  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle, from software design and requirements gathering to unit and integration testing
  • Integrate with the XRP Ledger, a distributed ledger built on the principles of Blockchain and its native currency XRP, the fastest and most scalable digital asset
  • Work with teams across the organization, including product, design, marketing, integrations, ops, customer success, legal etc 
  • Be a technical subject matter expert, provide technical leadership and share your expertise with a growing team of engineers
  • Continuously raise our standard of engineering excellence by implementing and driving best practices for coding, testing, and deployment

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a equivalent industry experience
  • 5+ years of experience building highly scalable and performance enterprise systems as part of a team
  • Expert knowledge in the following: C++, GitHub; working knowledge of Python.
  • Experience in fintech, markets or trading, and blockchain development is a plus
  • Ability to encourage engineering best practices in a team and the larger department
  • Intellectual curiosity - you love to dig into how things work and understand how to improve and scale them
  • You thrive on autonomy, responsibility and owning your work, end to end
  • A positive attitude and a passion for sharing knowledge within your team and organization
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to excellence

WHO WE ARE:

Ripple is doing for value what the internet did for information: enabling its instant and seamless flow around the world. We call this the Internet of Value (IoV). Using blockchain and cryptocurrency technology, Ripple is dedicated to creating powerful gains in financial efficiency, equity and inclusion. In addition, Ripple is developing and enabling the future use cases that will catalyze the new digital economy for governments, businesses and consumers.

Ripple has offices in San Francisco (HQ), New York, London, Mumbai, Singapore, São Paulo, Toronto, Reykjavík, Washington D.C. and Dubai.

WHAT WE OFFER – The resources and support to be your best at work and beyond:

Do Your Best Work

  • The opportunity to build in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders
  • A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact.  A professional development budget to support other modes of learning.
  • Thrive in an environment where no matter what race, ethnicity, gender, origin, or culture they identify with, every employee is a respected, valued, and empowered part of the team.
  • Ripple is Flexible First: you have the option to work remotely, from our offices, or a combination of the two within the 11 countries we are located around the world.
  • Weekly all-company meeting - business updates and ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team
  • We come together for moments that matter which include team off-sites, team bonding activities, happy hours and more!

Take Control of Your Finances

  • Competitive salary, bonuses, and equity
  • Bonus Flexibility Program: Participants in the Corporate Bonus Plan have the option to elect to receive their annual bonus in cash, equity or XRP, or a combination.
  • 100% paid medical and dental and 95% paid vision insurance for employees starting on your first day
  • 401k (with match) 
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee giving match
  • Mobile phone stipend

Take Care of Yourself

  • Twice a quarter R&R days so you can rest and recharge
  • Generous wellness reimbursement and weekly onsite & virtual programming
  • Flexible vacation policy - work with your manager to take time off when you need it
  • Industry-leading parental leave policies. Family planning benefits.
  • Catered lunches, fully-stocked kitchens with premium snacks/beverages, and plenty of fun events

Benefits listed above are for full-time employees. Interns - please discuss benefits with your recruiter.


Ripple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We do not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local law or ordinance.
 

About Ripple

Overview Ripple provides one frictionless experience to send money globally using the power of blockchain. By joining Ripple’s growing, global network, financial institutions can process their customers’ payments anywhere in the world instantly, reliably and cost-effectively. Banks and payment providers can use the digital asset XRP to further reduce their costs and access new markets. With offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Sydney, India, Singapore and Luxembourg, Ripple has more than 100 customers around the world.

Want to learn more about Ripple? Visit Ripple's website.