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Through our blockchain technology & rapidly growing network of financial institutions, Ripple is improving the global financial system & increasing economic inclusion for more people, in more places around the world.  Ripple is looking for passionate Information Security professionals to build a world class Information Security program.  As part of the Information Security team, you will help us achieve this mission by actively working to protect our staff, company, & the larger crypto communities we engage with.  

Our Security Engineering team is growing, helping Ripplers design, build, & use on-premise & cloud infrastructure securely at scale. Infrastructure Security Engineers work on a broad set of efforts focusing on scaling & automating security infrastructure & processes. This team works closely with Ripples IT organization & Cloud Engineering & Operations teams to ensure we are building securely to protect our business & our customers.  In this role you may find yourself working to enforce perimeters to protect all of Ripples environments, strategizing IAM solutions, detecting vulnerabilities & ensuring patching processes, assessing & securing public cloud infrastructure, & more.  You will also support, develop & deploy tools & services to support a secure infrastructure.  All with the intention of influencing policy to simplify user experience & keep Ripple secure.


  • Partnering & consulting with colleagues on remediation design & solutioning
  • Continuous improvement of relevant security systems & services
  • Analyze complex security issues to improve the overall posture of the firm by evaluating new functionalities & ensure preparation for production implementation
  • Responsible for providing all levels of support for tactical & strategic related issues related to information security systems & services
  • Collaborate with product owners & engineering teams to ensure smooth transition of the Vulnerability Management technologies into production & ensure maximum visibility into a variety of environments
  • Work closely with engineering to identify opportunities for automation eliminating manual operational toil & improving quality
  • Maintaining security hardening configurations & guidance for the diverse set of service available across AWS, GPC & other public cloud providers
  • Responsible for maintaining current versions of functionalities & technologies in production by effecting change management processes
  • Proactively participate in compliance support activities such as trainings, audit prep, playbook authoring & ensure business as usual (BAU) activities are completed accurately & artifacts are produced as required


  • 5+ years of industry experience securing public cloud services & the devops deployment process
  • Strong devops skill set to support collaboration of team scripting & development activities, to include knowledge of Python, git, artifactory & how to leverage them
  • Strong knowledge of course networking components & a history of executing network security
  • Familiarity with the CIS benchmarks & how to monitor & remidiate deficiencies
  • Experience in Cloud Computing like AWS, GCP with emphasis on Cloud Baseline management tools like Lacework
  • Experience in Information Security frameworks & best practices for Vulnerability management, Risk Analysis, Reporting Metrics & Assessments
  • Problem solving skills to resolve problems effectively & creatively while maintaining a high level of flexibility, professionalism, & integrity
  • Highly innovative with creative contributions to asset discovery & real world risk assessments
  • Seeks feedback from others, provides feedback to others in support of their development, & is open & honest while dealing constructively with criticism
  • Effectively manages tasks & people, taking a practical approach to determine the most effective method of execution while respecting others expertise & considering others feelings & working styles
  • Values individuals & embraces diversity by integrating differences & promoting diversity & inclusion across teams & functions
  • Understands & anticipates people's needs, skills, & abilities, to coach, motivate & empower them for success
  • Nce to have infosec certifications: CISSP, CEH, CISA, CRISC
  • Nice to have core certifications such as:  CCNA, CCNP


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

Ripple has offices in San Francisco (HQ), New York, London, Mumbai, Singapore, So Paulo, Toronto, Reykjavk, Washington D.C. & Dubai.

WHAT WE OFFER The resources & support to be your best at work & 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 & 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, & 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 & 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 & more!

Take Control of Your Finances

  • Competitive salary, bonuses, & 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 & dental & 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 & recharge
  • Generous wellness reimbursement & 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, & 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. Were committed to building a diverse & 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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