Manager, Competitive Intelligence

New York, NY, United States

Please note this is for New York, NY, United States. 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.


Ripple’s Competitive Intelligence Program is designed to ensure that Ripple’s leaders and employees remain current on industry trends and market developments by providing timely information, analysis and actionable insights. Such intelligence is pivotal in shaping the company's strategy, product roadmap, investments among other decisions at a corporate level. 

This is an individual contributor role reporting to our VP of Strategic Initiatives.


  • Understand and share insights around emerging topics in crypto and blockchain to make them easier for senior executives to comprehend and digest
  • Develop a deep understanding of various crypto and blockchain technologies and projects from both technology and business perspectives and drive actionable insights
  • Conduct analysis on industry trends and competitors to see opportunities and threats for Ripple and share findings through different communication channels
  • Become a go-to resident expert in all things crypto
  • Identify key areas relevant to Ripple based on discussions with senior leadership and cross functional partners
  • Initiate and support thought-leadership across the crypto/blockchain industry to position Ripple as an industry crypto/thought-leader.
  • Regularly communicate with internal stakeholders, external vendor partners to collect, harmonize & review data, build models, interpret results, and formulate key insights.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to translate insights into real actions in business (e.g. product strategy, M&A strategy, etc.)
  • Attend key industry events on behalf of Ripple to gain first-row seat to the latest discussions in Crypto/Payments world
  • Educate internal teams about the latest in crypto and fintech


  • 5+ years of work experience related to market intelligence, publications,  consumer and/or industry research (ideally with key partners and customers in the payments, FinTech, crypto and financial services industry.)
  • A strong interest, curiosity and experience in institutional digital assets / crypto markets. Familiarity with the payments industry, a plus
  • Ability to develop evidence-based research, going beyond ‘desk’ research and demonstrating business and financial skills
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, particularly with translating data/ complex concepts towards actionable insights that can be easily understood by a general business audience
  • Strong quantitative skills and ability to explain insights through numbers
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills across a highly-matrix organization
  • Ability to work under time pressure and consistently produce high quality work
  • Ability to interact and represent Ripple at industry events
  • Strong industry connections in the crypto and blockchain community
  • Ability to travel frequently for internal meetings, offsites and external events as necessary
  • Strong presence across key communication channels used by crypto enthusiasts today, including and not limited to Twitter, Discord, Telegram, Reddit etc.
For positions that will be based in NY, 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. 
NY Annual Base Salary Range
$143,040$178,800 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.

Req ID: 23696