Staff DevOps Engineer


About the job

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 worldโ€™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 thatโ€™s democratizing the digital economy
  • Blockchain infrastructure that is enabled by RippleX and owned by everyone
  • The expertise of a technology company that is known for vision and action

As a DevOps/Build Engineer, you will play a critical role in helping to advance XRP ledger's production infrastructure and release pipelines. DevOps/BuildEngineers at Ripple are a hybrid of systems and software engineers who support the design and lifecycle of the XRP ledger.

What You'll Do

  • Own the availability and security of core CI/CD services such as Github Actions/Travis CI, Artifactory, and other toolings.
  • Own the core softwareโ€™s CMake build system/sequence.
  • Work on solutions to automate and improve development and release workflows
  • Build and improve tooling around automation and CI/CD
  • Develop tools in order to help us build and ship products and services quickly
  • Integrate
  • Research new tools and technologies, push the team to experiment and evolve
  • Extend the build system for new application initiatives when needed

What We're Looking For


  • 5+ years of hands-on Software Development experience
  • Expert-level knowledge of C++ build systems such as CMake
  • Extensive experience with automated build systems such as Travis CI, Github Actions, GitLab, or similar
  • Building on/supporting multiple platforms (Mac, Linux, Windows, Cloud, etc..)
  • Building deployment pipelines leveraging common CI/CD tools
  • Scripting languages such as Python, Powershell, and Batch.
  • Working with cloud infrastructures, particularly AWS and GCP
  • Version control software, such as Git, Perforce, and SVN.
  • Programming experience in C, C++, or C#
  • Self-starter: can work from home, self-manage, and thrive as part of a remote team.


  • Experience with infrastructure as code such as Terraform, or similar on ephemeral cloud environments
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes as well as modern configuration management tools like Salt/Ansible
  • Knowledge of static and dynamic code analysis and coverage tools like Coverity, Bullseye, and VectorCAST.

Who We Are

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, Sรฃo Paulo, Toronto, Reykjavรญk, Washington D.C. and Dubai.

WHAT WE OFFER โ€“ 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.

Ripple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Weโ€™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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