Senior Manager, Software Engineering (Scala)

Geneva, Switzerland

Please note this is for Geneva, Switzerland. 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 is the world’s only enterprise blockchain solution for global payments. Today the world sends more than $155 trillion across borders. Yet, the underlying infrastructure is dated and flawed. Ripple connects banks, payment providers, corporates and digital asset exchanges via RippleNet to provide one streamlined experience to send money globally.

Ripple is growing rapidly, and we are looking for a hands-on Senior Manager, Software Engineering to help build the next generation of custody solutions that enable banks to instantly settle. Ripple’s distributed financial technology outperforms today’s banking infrastructure by minimizing costs, increasing processing speeds, and delivering end-to-end insight into fees, timing, and delivery.


  • Engineering leaders at Ripple think strategically while balancing both short and long-term goals
  • Build and lead a versatile engineering team by motivating and leading by example, creating a culture on continuous innovation, improvement, and diversity of thought
  • Deliver outstanding results for our customers and are a role model for other engineers
  • Bias towards action and quick decision-making while considering all viewpoints
  • Create a shared vision — building and maintaining strong partnerships with Product Management, Ops, Security, Research, Customer Success, and Business development teams
  • Responsible for entire development lifecycle, owning and delivering on your roadmap


  • 10+ years of hands-on software development experience in at least one of the following technologies: Scala, Java, or another JVM based technologies
  • Experience leading Engineering teams of 10+ developers
  • Maintained hands-on development skills in Scala or Java technologies
  • Interest in participating in coding and code-reviews for a portion of your time
  • Experience building highly-scalable APIs, backend platforms, distributed systems, data access layers, etc.
  • Ideally blockchain experience at the protocol level
  • Successes working with Talent and building impactful teams
  • Academic studies in Computer Science or similar


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: 24061