Full-Time

Staff Platform Engineer

Ripple

Ripple

1,001-5,000 employees

Enterprise blockchain

Crypto & Web3
Financial Services

Senior

Toronto, ON, Canada

Required Skills
Kubernetes
Python
Java
Docker
AWS
Terraform
Customer Service
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
  • Strong team player with a customer service orientation and ability to forge relationships at all levels of the company and across diverse cultures
  • Excellent communication skills - written, verbal and interpersonal
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's mission is to provide one frictionless experience to send money globally using the power of blockchain technology.

Company Stage

Later Stage VC

Total Funding

$319.4M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2012

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

12%

1 year growth

30%

2 year growth

80%

Benefits

401(k) Plan

Healthcare Coverage

Health and Wellness

Family Support

Flexible Vacation

Employee Giving

Learning and Development