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Senior Manager, Software Engineering (Liquidity)



Software Engineering
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2024

At Ripple, we’re building a world where value moves like information does today. It’s big, it’s bold, and we’re already doing it. Through our crypto solutions for financial institutions, businesses, governments and developers, we are improving the global financial system and creating greater economic fairness and opportunity for more people, in more places around the world. And we get to do the best work of our career and grow our skills surrounded by colleagues who have our backs.

If you’re ready to see your impact and unlock incredible career growth opportunities, join us, and build real world value.


We are looking for a hands-on Engineering Manager to lead a team of high performing software engineers to join our team building liquidity management infrastructure at Ripple. These systems are a key part of Ripple’s strategy to simplify access to crypto and cross-border liquidity for enterprises. In this role, you will bring technical excellence and high standards in building highly performant distributed. systems


  • Leading a team of software engineers that builds systems and solutions to automate the liquidity workflows to optimize the liquidity demand and distribution to enable scale for all Ripple products.
  • Setting the technical direction for your team, and also influencing the direction of the broader engineering organization. This includes identifying opportunities and critical issues spanning multiple teams, organizations, and use cases - and playing a key role in defining their technical solutions & processes
  • Leading a team of junior and senior SWEs, organizing them into effective self-organizing teams with clear goals, projects, and APIs
  • Contributing production grade code, executing code reviews, driving and influencing detailed technical designs & coding standards
  • Prototype new solutions for complex software problems and implement them for production cloud deployments
  • Defining the roadmap and plans for your team in addition to influencing planning and strategy of partners and the larger Organization


  • Must have:

    • 8+ years of industry experience as a Software Engineer/Technical Expert
    • 2+ years managing Software Engineers
    • Hands-on experience building distributed systems and micro-service architecture
    • Proficient in Go/Java and Python
    • Expertise in Kubernetes (or alike) and experience working with cloud infrastructure, particularly AWS
    • Demonstrated experience working cross functionally with Product, Program and other engineering leads etc.

    Good to have:

    • Experience working with different types of large scale systems
    • History of working on workflow orchestration systems (Temporal, Camunda, Conductor, Step Functions)
    • Experience with Databricks for data pipelines


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 and 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, and empowered part of the team.
  • Ripple is Flexible First: in-office collaboration for moments that matter is important to our culture, and we give managers and teams the flexibility to decide which 10+ days a month they come in.
  • Weekly all-company meeting - business updates and ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team
  • We come together for moments that matter which include team offsites, team bonding activities, happy hours and more!

Take Control of Your Finances

  • Competitive salary, bonuses, and equity
  • Competitive benefits that cover physical and mental healthcare, retirement, family forming, and family support
  • Employee giving match
  • Mobile phone stipend

Take Care of Yourself

  • Twice a quarter R&R days so you can rest and recharge
  • Generous wellness reimbursement and weekly onsite & virtual programming
  • Generous 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, and plenty of fun events

Benefits listed above are for full-time employees.

Ripple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re committed to building a diverse and 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.