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DevOps Engineer, Custody

Ripple

Ripple

Software Engineering
Lausanne, Switzerland
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

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:

We are seeking a DevOps Engineer to join our Engineering team in Lausanne.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Work with the development team to package and deliver our software solution,
  • Establish and maintain automated CI/CD pipelines for blockchain applications,
  • Conduct thorough testing of our SaaS solution components and deploy updates securely,
  • Implement robust security measures to safeguard the SaaS product from potential vulnerabilities and attacks,
  • Develop and maintain automation scripts and tools for efficient management of our SaaS infrastructure,
  • Utilize infrastructure-as-code (IaC) principles to manage resources effectively,
  • Monitor blockchain performance metrics and proactively optimize for improved speed and efficiency,
  • Conduct load testing and analysis to identify and resolve bottlenecks,
  • Lead and mentor junior DevOps team members with a focus on blockchain technologies,
  • Collaborate closely with blockchain developers, researchers, and stakeholders to align infrastructure requirements with development goals.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field (or equivalent work experience),
  • Proven experience as a DevOps Engineer in a blockchain-focused environment, with a minimum of 5 years of experience,
  • Experience with decentralized protocols, consensus algorithms, and smart contract development,
  • Hands-on experience with CI/CD tools like GitLab CI/CD or similar,
  • Proficiency in scripting languages like Bash, Go, Terraform or DotNet,
  • Knowledge of containerization technologies like Docker and orchestration tools like Kubernetes,
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex blockchain issues,
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills to collaborate effectively within a startup environment.

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.
  • Ripple is Flexible First: you have the option to work from home, from our offices, or a combination of the two around our centers of gravity (15 global offices).
  • 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 Ripple employees. For all Metaco roles, please discuss benefits with your recruiter.


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.