Senior DevOps Engineer, RippleX

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  • Post Date : 02/09/2022
  • Apply Before : 02/10/2022
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 221449
  • Working Hours Full-time
  • Years Experience Required 5

Job Description

About RippleX

RippleX is a division at Ripple focused on accelerating adoption of the digital asset XRP and the XRP Ledger in blockchain projects across industries and technologies. RippleX aims to build a robust ecosystem of third-party developers, projects and companies that build, grow and monetize their applications on XRP, and other blockchain technologies.

RippleX is growing rapidly and we are looking for a results-oriented engineer to help build out our developer infrastructure in order to enable a next-generation crypto liquidity platform.

The Role:

The Sr. DevOps Engineer will play a critical role helping to advance Ripple’s development and production infrastructure, working with our Operations Team to facilitate our DevOps process, including deployment, monitoring, instrumentation and overall infrastructure management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build automation into our process and support continuous integration
  • Manage our deployment process
  • Build and utilize monitoring tools
  • Help move our reliability to 99.99%
  • Participate in a robust and fair on-call framework


  • Extensive cloud deployment/systems experience, preferably with GCP or AWS.
  • 5+ years experience working in DevOps / System Administration
  • A desire to get the best out of everyone on their team
  • Recognition of the importance of automation on scalability and reliability
  • Startup experience a big plus
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline orchestration including spinning up/down environments for automated regression testing and containerization
  • Experience maintaining storage systems for dependencies and artifacts of build pipelines
  • Experience with administration of Docker or Kubernetes infrastructure

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with Gitlab
  • Experience with Helm
  • Experience with Terraform


Ripple is doing for value what the internet did for information: enabling its instant and seamless flow around the world. We call this the Internet of Value (IoV). Using blockchain and cryptocurrency technology, Ripple is dedicated to creating powerful gains in financial efficiency, equity and inclusion. In addition, Ripple is developing and enabling the future use cases that will catalyze the new digital economy for governments, businesses and consumers.

Ripple has offices in San Francisco (HQ), New York, London, Mumbai, Singapore, São Paulo, Toronto, Reykjavík, Washington D.C. and Dubai.

WHAT WE OFFER – The resources and support to be your best at work and beyond:

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 remotely, from our offices, or a combination of the two within the 11 countries we are located around the world.
  • 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 off-sites, team bonding activities, happy hours and more!

Take Control of Your Finances

  • Competitive salary, bonuses, and equity
  • Bonus Flexibility Program: Participants in the Corporate Bonus Plan have the option to elect to receive their annual bonus in cash, equity or XRP, or a combination.
  • 100% paid medical and dental and 95% paid vision insurance for employees starting on your first day
  • 401k (with match)
  • Commuter benefits
  • 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
  • Flexible 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. Interns – please discuss benefits with your recruiter.

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