Software Engineer, Data Platform Intern (Summer 2024)

Toronto, Canada

Please note this is for Toronto, Canada. You only need to apply to one location if there are multiple listed for the job.

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:

Ripple is the world’s only enterprise blockchain solution for global payments. Today the world sends more than $155 trillion across borders, however, the underlying infrastructure is dated and flawed. Ripple solves this problem. We connect banks, payment providers, corporations, and digital asset exchanges via RippleNet to provide one frictionless experience to send money globally. Ripple’s distributed financial technology outperforms today’s banking infrastructure by driving down costs, increasing processing speeds and delivering end-to-end visibility into payment fees, timing and delivery.

Ripple is growing rapidly and we are looking for a results-oriented and passionate Software Engineer to help build our data platform. The platform enables everyone in the company to make data driven strategic decisions. You have a passion for the craft of software engineering and take pride in applying those skills to data challenges.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

You’ll collaborate with partner engineering teams and business collaborators to build new capabilities to the Data platform to use data to drive Ripple’s strategy and success.The entire Data Platform team works collaboratively and is a strong partner for teams across the company. You will get to meet and learn from diverse and dedicated colleagues.

Data Engineer candidates will work to help build, improve, maintain data pipelines and foundational frameworks for data ingestion and data transformation, and develop creative ways to design and implement scalable and reliable backend infrastructure of the Data applications.

WHAT YOU'LL BRING: 

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or PHd program, preferably in a science or quantitative field
  • Coursework / previous intern experience with software engineering, ideally involving data oriented applications (Python, Java or other programming languages)
  • Experience in building ETL/ELT data pipelines. Real time pipelines are a huge plus.
  • Experience writing SQL queries in data warehouses such as Redshift, BigQuery
  • Knowledge of building REST API endpoints 
  • Exposure to Hadoop and NoSQL databases like hbase, cassandra etc is a plus
  • Exposure to CI/CD (via Airflow or similar tool) a plus
  • Experience with Terraform or similar tools a huge plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to excellence

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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: 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

  • 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 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.
 

Req ID: 23622