Ripple is the world’s only enterprise blockchain solution for global payments. Today the world sends more than $155 trillion across borders. Yet, the underlying infrastructure is dated and flawed. Ripple connects banks, payment providers, corporates and digital asset exchanges via RippleNet to provide one frictionless experience to send money globally.

The Staff Software Engineer will help lead the design of the next generation of payment applications that enable banks 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. As Ripple’s customer base grows globally, the Staff Engineer will help drive the move to a highly available cloud deployment, processing fast and resilient payments.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • 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 on premise and cloud deployments and use cases
  • Work with wider engineering team on the design, deployment and continuous improvement of core products
  • Be a technical subject matter expert, provide technical leadership and share your expertise with a growing team of engineers
  • Continuously raise our standard of engineering excellence by implementing and driving best practices for coding, testing, and deployment

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • 10+ years of hands-on Software Development experience on large scale distributed systems, with the last 5-7+ years in Java, and 2+ years experience working as a tech lead
  • Experience in building transactional systems (preferably in payments / banking / e-commerce domains) , backed by an RDBMS (PostgreSQL, Oracle or MS SQL Server)
  • Experience with Agile development of distributed services, with a focus on robust software design, scalability and security
  • Enjoy working openly and collaboratively with a diverse team
  • Ability to encourage and drive engineering best practices
  • A positive attitude and a passion for sharing knowledge
  • BS in Computer Science or similar

WHO WE ARE:

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.

Learn more about engineering at Ripple by visiting our blog, “Get Technical."

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