Technical Writer

Posted 15 Apr 2020


San Francisco IT Jobs (Media & Creative Jobs)

As a Technical Writer at Ripple, you will work with a small team of other writers to create documentation for cutting-edge technology that is changing the way finance works. You will:

Communicate with engineering, compliance, and other teams about the design and implementation of world-class enterprise software products
Design, write, and update admin guides, developer documentation, API references, and sample code
Contribute to tools and processes that make documentation and software development more efficient, scalable, and collaborative


Strong communication skills and grasp of written English
Experience documenting or building web applications, especially at
an enterprise scale 
Experience with Linux, git, Swagger, Markdown, and a "docs as code" approach to documentation
Familiarity with web standards, APIs, and other internet
Hands-on approach to documentation
Competence in any mainstream programming language

Bonus skills:

Familiarity with Java, Node.js, Python, PHP, or C++
Comfortable with HTML and CSS
Experience in the finance or banking sector
Knowledge of decentralized systems and cryptography


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, São Paulo, Reykjavík, 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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