Staff Software Engineer, C++ in San Francisco, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Ripple   •  

San Francisco, CA 94102

Industry: Enterprise Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 50 days ago

As a Staff Software Engineer on the XRP Ledger team at Ripple, you will contribute to the open source developer ecosystem around XRP, seeking to expand and improve the developer and operational experiences for exchanges, wallets and other core partners.

This role is remote or located in our San Francisco office.


  • Create and improve the open source C++ XRP implementation
  • Operate and scale the XRP dev, test and main nets
  • Contribute to ongoing protocol development
  • Prototype new use cases or experiences using XRP
  • Work with other external entrepreneurs and ecosystem stakeholders to continuously improve XRP network's speed, scalability, and functionality


  • You love Turing machines!
  • You have worked on open source projects or developer tools
  • You are experienced working with C++
  • You are excited about blockchains: the technical details and the potential benefits
  • You seek to deeply understand the low-level details of the technologies you work with and the problems you work on
  • You look to solve problems with simple solutions, rather than technically perfect ones
  • None of the above, but the description of the project piqued your interest enough to want to talk to us


  • 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), fully paid parental leave, commuter benefits
  • 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
  • Modern office in San Francisco's Financial District
  • 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!

Valid Through: 2019-10-22