Senior Software Engineer, Data

Ripple San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 2 months ago

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. We 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 we 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 Ripple's data platform, real-time data pipelines and valuable internal tools used by leadership, compliance, finance and product teams to make strategic business decisions.


  • Build real-time data pipelines and tools to keep pace with the growth of our data and its consumers

  • 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

  • Identify and automate manual processes to optimize data delivery

  • Develop frameworks to ensure the delivery of high-quality data and analysis to stakeholders

  • Integrate with other Ripple products/applications for data needs

  • Collaborate with internal and external partners in designing cross-functional products


  • 5+ years of relevant experience with data engineering or similar experience.

  • Experience with distributed systems, distributed data stores, data pipelines, and other tools in cloud services environments (e.g GCP, AWS)

  • Experience with distributed computing 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

  • Familiarity with data security, management, and governance

  • Experience with building microservices, RESTful APIs

  • Proficient in one of the following: SQL, Python, Java/Go

  • Familiarity with Unix-like operating systems

  • Familiarity with distributed ledger technology concepts and financial transaction/trading data is a plus

  • You are a strong partner to other engineering and non-engineering teams

  • You are a structured thinker and able to solve complex problems

  • You have experience building internal infrastructure that is shared across teams


  • 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!


Ripple provides one frictionless experience to send money globally using the power of blockchain. By joining Ripple's growing, global network (RippleNet), 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, Mumbai, Singapore, So Paulo, Reykjavk, Washington D.C. and Dubai, Ripple has more than 300 customers around the world.

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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