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Senior DevOps Engineer

Ripple

Ripple

Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Monday, June 3, 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.

THE WORK:

Hyper-Accelerating the Internet of Value.

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 blockchain - XRPL. 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 team is helping more people participate in the digital economy 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
  • The expertise of a technology company that is known for vision and pragmatism
  • Blockchain infrastructure that is supported by RippleX and owned by everyone

RippleX team is growing and we are looking for a results-oriented and passionate Senior Devops Engineer to help build out our developer infrastructure. You will play a critical role helping to advance Ripple's development and production infrastructure, improving our DevOps process including deployment, monitoring, instrumentation and overall infrastructure management.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Build automation into our process and support continuous integration
  • Manage and improve our deployment process
  • Build and improve monitoring of services
  • Manage cloud infrastructure
  • Build tools that will improve productivity
  • Help improve our platform fundamentals such as reliability and availability
  • Participate in a robust and fair on-call framework
  • Troubleshoot issues with application and infrastructure

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:

  • Extensive experience on managing cloud infrastructure and cloud deployment/systems experience, preferably with AWS.
  • 5+ years experience working in DevOps / Platform / Infrastructure engineering
  • Strong passion for solid platform fundamentals such as automation, reliability, scalability and availability
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline orchestration including spinning up/down environments for automated regression testing and containerization
  • Experience maintaining storage systems for dependencies and artifacts of build pipelines
  • Good knowledge of linux OS, strong scripting skills in Bash, Python, Networking, etc
  • Experience with administration of Docker or Kubernetes infrastructure
  • Team player with a desire to bring the best out of everyone on their team

Pluses:

  • Experience with operating blockchain infrastructure
  • Experience with Terragrunt/Terraform, Helm, GCP

Other common names for this role: SRE, Infrastructure Engineer, CI/CD Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, Platform Engineer


WHO WE ARE:

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.
  • 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

  • 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.