Full-Time

Staff Platform Engineer

Posted on 6/18/2024

Ripple

Ripple

1,001-5,000 employees

Blockchain-based global financial services solutions

Financial Services
Crypto & Web3

Senior

London, UK

Required Skills
Kubernetes
Python
Java
Docker
AWS
Terraform
Development Operations (DevOps)
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
  • 8+ years of relevant work experience with solid development background with Go, Python, or Java
  • Experience developing APIs and SDKs
  • Experience working with cloud infrastructures, particularly AWS
  • Experience with container schedulers and runtimes such as Docker running on Kubernetes, Rancher, or Mesos
  • Experience building deployment pipelines leveraging common CI/CD tools
  • Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code (e.g. Terraform, CloudFormation, etc.)
  • Experience with real-time telemetry and tracing tools like Prometheus
Responsibilities
  • Build and provide platform features for compute, authentication, service discovery and calls, observability and redundancy
  • Lead architectural approaches with the right tradeoffs between scale, cost and maintenance
  • Coach junior engineers about design, development, testing and deployment best practices
  • Deploy and maintain Ripple’s multi-region, multi-provider service platforms (with an emphasis on security and resiliency)
  • Develop tools for automation, monitoring, and instrumentation to reduce operational friction and increase engineering efficiency
  • Create and automate new and existing platform and application lifecycle services, leveraging data to converge on declared states with minimal human interaction
  • Propose scaleable, maintainable and cost-effective solutions
  • Participate in the leadership of DevOps and GitOps principles within the organization

Ripple provides a compelling workplace for those interested in shaping the future of financial services through blockchain technology. With a focus on fostering transparent and efficient financial solutions across over 40 countries, this company leads in integrating crypto solutions for cross-border payments and liquidity management. Operating in a global network, employees benefit from an expansive, multicultural environment that values innovative approaches to solve real-world financial challenges.

Company Stage

Later Stage VC

Total Funding

$319.4M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2012

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

10%

1 year growth

19%

2 year growth

64%

Benefits

401(k) Plan

Healthcare Coverage

Health and Wellness

Family Support

Flexible Vacation

Employee Giving

Learning and Development