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Ripple // blockchain fintech company
Engineering, Full Time    New York City, United States    Posted: Monday, May 16, 2022
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We are looking for a Senior Director in Engineering to lead our teams charged with determining & delivering optimal liquidity for every customer in the world in a cost-effective, robust & scalable manner.

You will mentor, lead & grow the team of Applied Scientists, Engineers, & Technical Program Managers building our liquidity & trading platforms that power Ripples payments & crypto liquidity products. From forecasting supply & demand, to optimizing routing across traditional & digital assets & venues, to enabling price discovery for the long-tail of crypto assets & tokens, to building a globally distributed, highly performant trading platformthe team leverages cutting-edge ML & engineering techniques to dramatically simplify access to liquidity.

Ideal candidates will have a track record of leadership & technical excellence in designing & delivering reliable global-scale solutions. You will be a hands-on leader, diving deep to set the right goals, set technical direction & deliver results in an incremental manner without sacrificing a long-term vision. You must be passionate about inventing & delivering customer-focused solutions to ambitious & ambiguous challenges.


  • Provide technical & scientific leadership for our forecasting, planning, routing, risk management, execution & experimentation systems that scalably & reliably deliver best-in-class liquidity to our customers.
  • Own & deliver your roadmap while driving technical & operational excellence across our engineering & machine learning systems
  • Be a program owner, responsible for business outcomes & technological innovation
  • Mentor & guide the professional & technical development of your team, both your direct reports & the broader org
  • Instill a spirit of continuous improvement in the teams inventions & processes so we can rapidly deliver innovations for customers


  • Degree in computer science or other quantitative field; masters or PhD preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in software development
  • 7+ years of experience managing engineering teams; have managed engineering teams of 15+
  • Track record of building, growing, & leading high performing engineering teams.
  • Experience delivering complex, real-time internet-scale systems involving machine learning & AI; preferred if in finance or trading domains
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills, demonstrated through experience working with technical & non-technical teams
  • Thrive on autonomy & responsibility.
  • Track record of recruiting & mentoring world-class teams


  • 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 & make an impact
  • Competitive salary & equity
  • 100% paid medical & dental & 95% paid vision insurance for employees starting on your first day
  • 401k (with match), commuter benefits
  • Industry-leading parental leave policies
  • Generous wellness reimbursement & weekly onsite programs
  • Flexible vacation policy - work with your manager to take time off when you need it
  • Employee giving match
  • Modern office in San Franciscos Financial District
  • Fully-stocked kitchen with organic snacks, beverages, & coffee drinks
  • Weekly company meeting - ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team
  • Team outings to sports games, happy hours, game nights & more!


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, Reykjavk, Washington D.C. & Dubai.

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 preference, 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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