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Senior Manager, Software Engineering



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 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 an engineering leader to help lead the discovery, design and implementation of solutions to transform the overall liquidity management required to scale for efficient operations of the Ripple products. As a Senior engineering Manager, you will have the opportunity to develop and manage the team while also being results-oriented in leading the team to achieve goals. The ideal candidate will have a growth mindset with strong technical capability and ability to communicate optimally across with multi-functional collaborators. It will also be important for the candidate to champion engineering standard methodologies and be accountable for building an open, collaborative culture supporting impactful teams not only within Payments.


  • Collaborate with senior leaders of finance, treasury, technical services and other engineering leaders in Ripple payments organizations lead the strategic planning and execution of the asset management suites to power the liquidity movements to support all products of Ripple.
  • Raise the standard of engineering excellence by implementing and driving standard methodologies for coding, testing, and deployment and by investing in Operational Excellence to continuously reduce complexity
  • Defining the roadmap and plans for your team in addition to influencing planning and strategy of partners and the larger organization
  • Lead and establish a team of dedicated engineers and empower them to grow their career and achieve professional goals.
  • Lead the daily operations of the team alongside the technical leads and organizing them into effective self-organizing pods with clear goals, projects, and objectives and key results.
  • Raise the standard of engineering excellence by implementing and driving standard processes for coding, testing, and deployment and by investing in Operational Excellence to continuously reduce complexity
  • Influence the team to think big and be customer focused apart when building technically durable solutions.
  • Lead by example by participating in code reviews, driving and influencing high-level and detailed technical design.


  • 12+ years of experience as a Software Engineer/Technical Authority
  • 3+ years leading 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
  • Proven experience working multi-functionally with Product, Program and other engineering leads etc.
For positions that will be based in CA, the annual salary range for this position is below. Actual salaries may vary based on numerous factors including, among other things, an individual applicant’s experience and qualifications for the position. This range does not include equity or additional compensation, such as bonuses or commissions.
CA Annual Base Salary Range
$216,000$270,000 USD


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.