Director, Software Engineering – RippleX

Website Ripple

Our mission is to build breakthrough crypto solutions

About the job
At Ripple, we’re building a world where value moves like information does today. It’s big, it’s bold, and we’re already doing it. Through our crypto solutions for financial institutions, businesses, governments and developers, we are improving the global financial system and creating greater economic fairness and opportunity for more people, in more places around the world. And we get to do the best work of our career and grow our skills surrounded by colleagues who have our backs.

If you’re ready to see your impact and unlock incredible career growth opportunities, join us, and build real world value.

Hyper-Accelerating the Internet of Value

We champion the builders of tomorrow by providing the infrastructure, tools, services, programs and support for creation on one of the world’s fastest, most sustainable and consistently reliable public blockchains – XRP Ledger. By supporting an open community of developers, they can advance the solutions and innovation needed to allow businesses, consumers, institutions and governments to fuel the engine of a new digital economy.

RippleX operates on the belief that realizing the Internet of Value hinges on how easily new technology works for more people, and how effectively we can change the way the world operates today.

RippleX Is Helping More People Participate Through

Practical support and capabilities to develop applications that move digital value faster and more easily
Empowering a community that’s redefining the digital economy
Blockchain infrastructure that is supported by RippleX and owned by everyone
The expertise of a technology company that is known for vision and action


We are looking for a results oriented, hands-on Director/Senior Software Engineering Manager to help build the next generation of tools and capabilities to create the Internet of Value. We are investing in key areas such as Tokenization, Interoperability and Liquidity to help the community of developers build the next generation of blockchain-related applications and companies on the open-source XRP Ledger.

Key Responsibilities

You will build and lead impactful engineering teams by motivating your team and leading by example to continuously innovate, improve and think differently
You will deliver outstanding results for our customers and are a role model for other engineers. Create a shared vision and build and maintain strong partnerships with Product Management, Ops, Security, Research, Customer Success and Business development teams
Responsible for entire software development process
Own and deliver your roadmap
Work with other external entrepreneurs and ecosystem partners to continuously improve the speed, scalability, and functionality of the XRP Ledger and the tooling around it.



At least 8+ years of hands-on Software Development experience in at least one of the following technologies: Java, JavaScript, Python, Rails etc., building full-stack applications
Have led engineering teams of 10+
You have demonstrated success building highly scalable APIs / backend platforms / distributed systems / data access layers, etc.
You have experience with Agile development
You have a bias towards action and make decisions quickly after considering opposing viewpoints
You have successfully recruited strong teammates
You flourish with autonomy and responsibility
BS in Computer Science or similar


Who We Are

Do Your Best Work

The opportunity to build 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. A professional development budget to support other modes of learning.
Thrive in an environment where no matter what race, ethnicity, gender, origin, or culture they identify with, every employee is a respected, valued, and empowered part of the team.
Ripple is Flexible First: you have the option to work from home, from our offices, or a combination of the two around our centers of gravity (15 global offices).
Weekly all-company meeting – business updates and ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team
We come together for moments that matter which include team offsites, team bonding activities, happy hours and more!


Take Control of Your Finances

Competitive salary, bonuses, and equity
Competitive benefits that cover physical and mental healthcare, retirement, family forming, and family support
Employee giving match
Mobile phone stipend


Take Care of Yourself

Twice a quarter R&R days so you can rest and recharge
Generous wellness reimbursement and weekly onsite & virtual programming
Generous vacation policy – work with your manager to take time off when you need it
Industry-leading parental leave policies. Family planning benefits.
Catered lunches, fully-stocked kitchens with premium snacks/beverages, and plenty of fun events


Benefits listed above are for full-time employees.

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 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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