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Director, Software Engineering, (Blockchain)

San Francisco, California, United States

We champion the builders of tomorrow by providing the infrastructure, tools, services, programs and support for creation on one of the world'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 that'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

We are looking for a results oriented, hands-on Director/Senior Software Engineering Manager to help build the next generation of tools and capabilities to create the Internet of Value. We are investing in key areas such as Tokenization, Interoperability and Liquidity to help our community of developers build the next generation of blockchain-related applications and companies on the open-source XRP Ledger.

Key responsibilities:

You will build & lead high performing engineering teams by motivating your team and leading by example to continuously innovate, improve and think differently

You will deliver outstanding results for our customers and are a role model for other engineers. Create a shared vision and build and maintain strong partnerships with Product Management, Ops, Security, Research, Customer Success and Business development teams

Responsible for entire software development life cycle

Own and deliver your roadmap

Work with other external entrepreneurs and ecosystem stakeholders to continuously improve the speed, scalability, and functionality of the XRP Ledger and the tooling around it.

Requirements :

At least 8+ years of hands-on Software Development experience in at least one of the following technologies: Java, JavaScript, Python, Rails etc., building full-stack applications

Have managed engineering teams of 10+

You have demonstrated success building highly scalable APIs/backend platforms/distributed systems/data access layers, etc.

You have experience with Agile development

You have a bias towards action and make decisions quickly after considering competing viewpoints

You have successfully recruited high performing teammates

You thrive on autonomy and responsibility

BS in Computer Science or similar


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 and make an impact

Competitive salary and equity

100% paid medical and dental and 95% paid vision insurance for employees starting on your first day

401k (with match), commuter benefits

Industry-leading parental leave policies

Generous wellness reimbursement and weekly onsite programs

Flexible vacation policy - work with your manager to take time off when you need it

Employee giving match

Fully-stocked kitchen with organic snacks, beverages, and coffee drinks

Weekly company meeting - ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team

Team outings to sports games, happy hours, game nights and more!

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