Institutional Markets Director

Ripple | Building the Internet of Value. Enabling the world to move value the way information moves today


Discover why hundreds of financial institutions choose RippleNet to provide a better payments experience and enable greater economic opportunity for everyone, everywhere.


San Francisco, CA, USA


Job Description

Ripple is growing and we’re looking for a talented individual to join our Institutional Markets team based in Singapore or New York

A strong candidate will have profound experience in electronic trading in traditional and/or crypto markets and understands liquidity dynamics (order books, market-microstructure, liquidity provision, etc.). Most importantly, the candidate’s attitude, willingness and ability to learn will be prioritized.

The candidate will be passionate about technology, blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and financial markets; and will have some relevant, analytical professional experience involving one or multiple of these fields, as well as some history of educational and professional success.

This individual will support and work closely with a team of financial professionals on the Institutional Markets team, responsible for managing and expanding XRP liquidity and utility.

Ripple’s vision of an Internet of Value requires digital asset efficiency and a healthy crypto market, and robust liquidity is a core component of making that vision a reality.
We’re looking for a smart and adaptable senior professional who is looking for a high-impact role with a rapidly growing company at the intersection of finance and technology.


  • Help execute the team’s strategy around XRP liquidity growth in the APAC region by developing existing and winning new partnerships across various infrastructure providers
  • Explore new use-cases for XRP growth in the crypto market and build corresponding partnerships (such as DeFi)
  • Support Ripple’s ability to understand the XRP trading markets in order to manage our digital assets and our products that leverage digital assets
  • Own and build relationships with Market Makers in APAC
  • Help execute and lead the team’s strategy around support of liquidity growth of RippleNet’s ODL product
  • Help build robust analytics and craft clear, data-driven visualizations and presentations to help with market performance assessments for a variety of audiences, including Ripple’s external partners, customers, and our own senior leadership
  • Learn about the digital asset markets, helping the team compose deep analysis of those markets to inform the company’s strategy and decision-making
  • Work with internal teams in supporting the broader company’s efforts


  • 12+ years experience in markets, finance/crypto
  • 12+ years educational/professional experience in Excel. Also, Python/NumPy/Pandas or similar technology stacks is a plus (but not required)
  • Experience in electronic trading in traditional markets and/or crypto markets
  • Ability to work cross functionally with internal stakeholders
  • Passion for fintech, markets, and Ripple’s vision of the Internet of Value
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to excellence
  • Degree in Economics, Finance, Computer Science, Mathematics, or another analytic discipline (Preference will be given to candidates with MBA or Masters from recognised institutions)


  • The chance to work 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
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Medical and vision with 100% employer contributions for employees and dependents
  • Industry-leading parental leave policies
  • Generous wellness reimbursement program
  • Weekly company-wide meeting – ask anything you may want to know


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, Reykjavík, Washington D.C. and Dubai.

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 preference, 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.
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