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Ripple is the world’s only enterprise blockchain solution for global payments. Today the world sends more than $155 trillion across borders, however, the underlying infrastructure is dated and flawed. Ripple solves this problem. They connect banks, payment providers, corporations, and digital asset exchanges via RippleNet to provide one frictionless experience to send money globally. Ripple’s distributed financial technology outperforms today’s banking infrastructure by driving down costs, increasing processing speeds and delivering end-to-end visibility into payment fees, timing and deliver.

Ripple is growing rapidly and they are looking for a results-oriented and passionate Senior Software Engineer to help create the next generation of data infrastructure built for scale, resilience and reliability. This is a high impact role. You will be responsible for real time data pipelines and valuable internal tools used by leadership, compliance, finance and product teams to make strategic business decisions. You will be responsible for their Data API that powers public facing applications like XRP Charts, used globally by users to follow the XRP ledger network.

What You’ll Do

    • Build real time data pipelines and tools to keep pace with the growth of their data and its consumers
    • Power their externally-facing data APIs and applications built on top of them
    • Build foundational systems and services that allow users to focus on business and application logic via higher level programming models
    • Design and implement systems for scalability, availability and graceful degradation
    • Build frameworks for measuring and monitoring data quality and integrity
    • Identify and analyze requirements and use cases from multiple internal teams (including Finance, Compliance, Analytics, Data Science, and Engineering); work with other technical leads to design solutions for the requirements

What They’re Looking For

    • Deep experience with distributed systems, distributed data stores, data pipelines and other tools in cloud services environments (e.g GCP, AWS)
    • Experience with distributed compute engines like BigTable, BigQuery, Dataflow, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, HBase
    • Extensive experience with real time stream processing frameworks such as Beam, Kafka, Storm, Flink, Spark streaming
    • Expert knowledge of data modeling for large scale distributed data platforms
    • Experience with data security, management and governance
    • Experience with RESTful APIs and server-side APIs integration
    • Proficient in SQL, Python, Java, Go
    • Experience in supporting Node.js in production is a plus
    • Familiarity with Unix-like operating systems
    • Familiarity with distributed ledger technology concepts and financial transaction/trading data
    • You have a passion working with great peers and motivating teams to reach their potential
    • You are a strong partner to other engineering and non-engineering teams and can drive cross-functional projects forward
    • You have experience building internal infrastructure that is shared across teams

What They Offer

  • 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
  • 100% paid medical and dental and 95% paid vision insurance for employees starting on your first day
  • 401k (with match), fully paid parental leave, commuter benefits
  • 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!

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