Staff Data Software Engineer, Data Services At Ripple

Staff Data Software Engineer, Data Services at Ripple

Ripple is growing rapidly and we are looking for a results-oriented and passionate Staff Software Engineer to help create the next generation of data infrastructure built for scale, resilience and reliability. This is a high impact role. You will build real-time data pipelines and a data lake for valuable internal tools used by leadership, compliance, finance, and product teams to make strategic business decisions. You will be responsible for our Data API that powers public-facing applications used globally to follow the open-source ledger.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:

Build real time data pipelines and tools to keep pace with the growth of our data and its consumers
Power our externally-facing data APIs and applications built on top of them
Build foundational systems and services that allow users to focus on business and application logic via higher level programming models
Design and implement systems for scalability, availability and graceful degradation
Build frameworks for measuring and monitoring data quality and integrity
Identify and analyze requirements and use cases from multiple internal teams (including Finance, Compliance, Analytics, Data Science, and Engineering); work with other technical leads to design solutions for the requirements

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Deep experience with distributed systems, distributed data stores, data pipelines, and other tools in cloud services environments (e.g. GCP, AWS)
8+ years of experience as a software engineer
Experience with distributed compute engines like BigTable, BigQuery, Dataflow, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, HBase
Extensive experience with real time stream processing frameworks such as Beam, Kafka, Storm, Flink, Spark Streaming
Expert knowledge of data modeling for large scale distributed data platforms
Experience with data security, management and governance
Experience with RESTful APIs and server-side APIs integration
Proficient in SQL, Python, Java, Go
Familiarity with Unix-like operating systems
Familiarity with distributed ledger technology concepts and financial transaction/trading data
Strong understanding of building operational excellence for data infrastructure
You have a passion working with great peers and motivating teams to reach their potential
You are a strong partner to other engineering and non-engineering teams and can drive cross-functional projects forward
You have experience building internal infrastructure that is shared across teams

NICE TO HAVE:

Experience in supporting Node.js in production is a plus
Familiarity with Kubernetes
Crypto domain experience or interes

WHAT WE OFFER:

The chance to work 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
Modern office in San Francisco’s Financial District
Fully-stocked kitchen with organic snacks, beverages, and coffee drinks
Weekly company meeting – ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team
Team outings to sports games, happy hours, game nights and more!

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