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Ripple // blockchain fintech company
Engineering, Full Time    New York City, United States    Posted: Monday, August 08, 2022
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Ripples mission is to enable payments every way, everywhere for everyone. We believe connecting traditional financial entities like banks, payment providers & corporations with emerging blockchain technologies & users is the path to an open, decentralized, & more inclusive financial future. This Internet of Value gives any internet-enabled person, application or device access to financial services that are transparent, fast, reliable, & cheap. Delivering this vision is a challenge of massive scale spanning $155 trillion in annual cross border fiat payments & the $1.5 trillion market of digital assets that has grown 10X in the last year.

We are looking for a performance engineer to join a growing team which is in charge of performance, scalability & reliability of the products and/or features we deliver to the XRPL community. You will work closely with developers, scientists, devOps & other members in the performance team to gain deep knowledge on software use cases & its data flow, model realistic load profiles & conduct comprehensive performance testing & tuning on products & features we deliver as a team. The ideal candidate should be passionate about problem solving, possess strong analytical & logical thinking skills & be very detail oriented.


  • Work with teams across the organization in acquiring performance requirements & load forecast metrics
  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle, from software design & requirements gathering to iterative performance testing
  • Work with the development team to understand feature details & call flows in order to design realistic performance testing load model & test data shapes
  • Develop comprehensive load simulators & all necessaries tools required for the testing
  • Conduct iterative performance testing & tuning during the software development life cycle
  • Provide tuning & sizing guidelines for the software products
  • Work closely with the devOps & infrastructure team to provide key performance monitoring & alerting metrics
  • Be a technical subject matter expert, provide technical leadership & share your expertise with a growing team of engineers
  • Continuously raise our standard of engineering excellence by proactively looking out for problematic signs that may affect products performance and/or reliability


  • Bachelors degree or higher in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a equivalent industry experience
  • 2+ years of experience in software performance engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in software industry
  • Expert knowledge in Apache JMeter or other load testing tool(s), working knowledge of Python or other scripting languages.
  • Excellent communication skills in both verbal & written
  • Intellectual curiosity, hyper focused & persistence - you are not easily satisfied with hypothetical explanation but driven in digging out the real truth
  • You thrive on autonomy, responsibility & owning your work, end to end
  • A positive attitude & a passion for sharing knowledge within your team & organization
  • Attention to detail & a commitment to excellence


  • 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
  • Medical, dental, & vision with 100% employer contributions for employees & dependents
  • Industry-leading parental leave policies
  • Generous wellness reimbursement program
  • Employee giving donation match
  • Brand new office in Toronto
  • Weekly company meeting - ask me anything style discussions with our Leadership Team
  • Team outings to sports games, happy hours, game nights & more!

Ripple is flexible-first: Ripplers have the option to work remotely, from our offices, or a combination.


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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