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Ripple // blockchain fintech company
 
Engineering, Full Time    New York City, United States    Posted: Monday, August 01, 2022
 
   
 
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The Platform Engineering team at RippleNet is a cross-functional Software Engineering & Operations team with involvement at all phases of our application & service release lifecycle that embraces the DevOps method of communication, collaboration & integration. 

Senior Platform Engineers are responsible for the design & implementation of the production services, applications & platform components that comprise our backend. In this role you have the opportunity to leverage your technical skills in systems management, software development & distributed systems to provide best-practices guidance as well as tier-3 support for a novel new business that is based on Blockchain technology & moving billions of dollars globally.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Work closely with operations & software engineering teams to design & implement scalable & high-performance solutions for our platform as a service & internal management tools.
  • Drive automation of application deployment for production & pre-release environments.
  • Define monitoring requirements & implement automated incident resolution solutions.
  • Design, implement & manage continuous integration, build management & deployment scripts & systems.
  • Quickly & efficiently troubleshoot simple & complex issues in order to provide outstanding support for internal service level objectives (3 9s of availability).
  • Identify areas for process & efficiency improvement within Platform Services & Operations; recommend solutions & assist in overseeing implementation. Actively facilitate continuous improvement.
  • Ensure all necessary operational processes & procedures are carried out with a high level of attention to detail, expediency & on-time delivery.
  • Define & document standard run books & operating procedures. Create & maintain system information & architecture diagrams
  • Monitor various systems capacity & health indicators & trends; provide analytics & forecasts for added or reduced capacity as required

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience required
  • 5-8 years of extensive experience including in managing Linux/Unix platforms in these functions: Containerization/Virtualization, DNS, Linux system configuration & administration
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Kubernetes & service-oriented architectures
  • Experience with configuration & change management, monitoring, alerting & observability
  • Experience with autoscaling, multi-cluster + Multi-AZ redundancy, Log & application tracing (Jaeger, ELK, etc.)
  • Understanding of TCP/IP, load balancing clusters, server load balancing, firewalls
  • Understanding of automation practices throughout the development, build, & deployment phases of the application life-cycle
  • Understanding of GitOps principles & procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to support & administer high volume pre-release & production environments for internal & external facing application
  • Experience with one or more Unix shell scripting languages (Bash, C-Shell, etc.)
  • Experience with one or more object-oriented scripting languages (Python, Java). Golang preferred.
  • Experience with build management & continuous integration tools (Jenkins, ArgoCD, & Argo Workflows)
  • Understanding of revision control & continuous integration best practices
  • Experience using an operational ticketing system to record changes & work history details such as JIRA, OTRS or Service Now
  • Demonstrated Experience with cloud services (Amazon EC2/S3, OpenStack, GCP) elastic capacity administration & cloud deployment & administration tools a plus

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

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

WHO WE ARE:

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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