Product Management Intern (Summer 2023)

London, UKNew York, NYSan Francisco, CAToronto, Canada
Product Management Intern

Ripple provides one frictionless experience to send money globally using the power of blockchain. By joining Ripple’s growing, global network (RippleNet), financial institutions can process their customers’ payments anywhere in the world instantly, reliably and cost-effectively. Banks and payment providers can use the digital asset XRP to further reduce their costs and access new markets.

We are seeking multiple product management interns to help drive new and existing products within Ripple’s various platforms including RippleX for the liquidity pillar, RippleNet Payments and Liquidity Hub. PM interns will be responsible for supporting and driving cross-functional initiatives spanning product development, strategy and partnerships supporting Ripple’s platforms. Product Management interns will play a role in creating a strategy for markets and products which enable growth of Ripple’s products and services.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

Product Managers at Ripple have a variety of responsibilities and thus skill sets. You may be involved in

  • RippleX
    • Develop a deep understanding of the DeFi market in terms of protocols, key players, advantages, and areas for improvement
    • Identify customer desires and pain-points in order to prioritize new features that will improve customer experience
    • Validate new feature ideas through extensive desktop research, customer interviews, and testing
    • Collaborate with engineering in the scrum process to ensure efficient development and ship cycles 
  • RippleNet
    • Gather and analyze qualitative and quantitative data to develop strategic and tactical product opportunities while understanding customer needs on the RippleNet payment initiation. 
    • Conceptualize, communicate and test value propositions to delight users on RippleNet. Validate early concepts and prototypes with internal stakeholders and customers. 
    • Outline a summer product roadmap in partnership with engineering and design. 
  • Liquidity Hub
    • Collecting, quantifying & prioritizing product-related opportunities to be considered by product and engineering in future development. Upleveling the understanding of how Liquidity Hub is used in the real world.
    • Analyzing the competitive landscape for key features and defining a customer experience and roadmap needed to delight customers 

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program, STEM or finance-related field preferred, MBA/Master’s preferred
  • Demonstrated interest and/or passion in working in payments, financial technology, blockchain
  • Technical proficiency: Knowledge or exposure to full-stack products and communicate their value, exposure to Agile Development/Scrum is plus
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation communication skills
  • Business sense: understand business concepts and issues, apply skills to address key business challenges, speak with confidence with people in business roles, and act with conviction to make decisions and tradeoffs
  • Someone who thrives in a collaborative environment with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Enjoy working with a diverse group of people with different expertise
  • Prior relevant experience with PM’s or product org supporting, launching or building impactful products and/or initiatives 

WHAT WE OFFER INTERNS:

We’re looking to increase what we already offer, but you can expect

    • Competitive regional hourly pay
    • 1:1 Mentoring
    • Dedicated "buddy"- we'll partner you with someone at Ripple who will act as friend, advocate, liason, guide and so much more!
    • Social and professional development events (In-person and virtual)
    • Ripple offers lunches twice a week for non-remote employees
    • On that note, Ripple has a very flexible remote policy - You get the choice of where you work from.
    • 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
    • Weekly company meeting - ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team
    • Design laptop, software and headphones (on loan)
 
 
 
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WHO WE ARE:

Ripple is doing for value what the internet did for information: enabling its instant and seamless flow around the world. We call this the Internet of Value (IoV). Using blockchain and cryptocurrency technology, Ripple is dedicated to creating powerful gains in financial efficiency, equity and inclusion. In addition, Ripple is developing and enabling the future use cases that will catalyze the new digital economy for governments, businesses and consumers.

Ripple has offices in Bangalore, Dubai, Dublin, London, Miami, Mumbai, New York, Reykjavík, San Francisco, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto, and Washington, D.C.

WHAT WE OFFER – The resources and support to be your best at work and beyond:

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 remotely, from our offices, or a combination of the two within the 11 countries we are located around the world.
  • 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 off-sites, team bonding activities, happy hours and more!

Take Control of Your Finances

  • Competitive salary, bonuses, and equity
  • Bonus Flexibility Program: Participants in the Corporate Bonus Plan have the option to elect to receive their annual bonus in cash, equity or XRP, or a combination.
  • 100% paid medical and dental and 95% paid vision insurance for employees starting on your first day
  • 401k (with match) 
  • Commuter benefits
  • 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
  • Flexible 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.