Senior Software Engineer, Core

Posted 16 Apr 2020


San Francisco IT Jobs (Software Engineer Jobs)

Ripple is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the RippleNet Core engineering team. RippleNet is Ripple's next generation solution that enables financial entities to instantly settle cross-border payments to create the Internet of Value. 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 delivery.


Build enterprise, distributed payment applications that execute settlement within seconds to enable the Internet of Value
Prototype new solutions for complex software problems and implement them for production bank deployments
Be a technical subject matter expert and share your expertise with a growing team of engineers
Work with teams across the organization, including product, legal, and business development to think beyond the technical implications of your design decisions


A deep understanding of distributed systems architectures, trade offs and challenges as they relate to payment transactions.
Experience building highly scalable and performant enterprise software
Excellent working knowledge of Java and its ecosystem (i.e. threading, concurrency ... etc).
Eagerness to work openly and collaboratively with a diverse team
A positive attitude and a passion for sharing knowledge - the go-to person on the team for small and large questions
Ability to encourage engineering best practices in a team and the larger department
Bachelor’s in Computer Science or similar + 5 years of hands on Software Development experience in at least one of the following technologies: Java, JavaScript, AWS / DB technologies etc, or Master’s in Computer Science or similar + 2 years of hands on Software Development experience in at least one of the following technologies: Java, JavaScript, AWS / DB technologies etc. 


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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