Senior Software Engineer, Liquidity

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

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

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San Francisco, CA, USA

Ripple

Job Description

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.  As a member of a new initiative, you must be passionate about inventing and delivering customer-focused solutions to ambitious and ambiguous challenges.

This position’s location is flexible. Preferred in San Francisco or New York City.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Build enterprise-grade liquidity services that manage the storage, movement and trading of crypto and fiat assets
  • Partner closely with applied scientists and ML engineers to enable closed-loop feedback systems that automate and optimize our solutions
  • Prototype new solutions for complex software problems and implement them for production cloud deployments
  • Write maintainable code that is easy to understand and debug
  • Identify and engage in opportunities to improve the code quality and our software development process

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, an equivalent academic field, or equivalent industry experience
  • 5+ years of experience building highly scalable and performance enterprise systems as part of a team
  • Working knowledge in the following: Java, event-driven architectures (AMQP or similar), Kubernetes, gRPC, CI/CD, Docker, services meshes
  • Experience in fintech, markets or trading preferred
  • 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

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • The chance to work in a fast-paced startup 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
  • 100% paid medical and dental and 95% paid vision insurance for employees starting on your first day
  • 401k (with match), commuter benefits
  • Industry-leading parental leave policies
  • Generous wellness reimbursement and weekly onsite programs
  • Flexible vacation policy — work with your manager to take time off when you need it
  • Employee giving match
  • Modern office in San Francisco’s Financial District
  • Fully-stocked kitchen with organic snacks, beverages, and coffee drinks
  • Weekly company meeting — ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team
  • Team outings to sports games, happy hours, game nights and more!

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, 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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