Senior Developer Advocate

Singapore

Please note this is for Singapore. 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 a crypto solutions company transforming how the world moves, manages, and tokenizes value. Through RippleX, we support and champion an open community of developers on XRP Ledger (XRPL), so they can advance the solutions and innovation needed to allow businesses, consumers, institutions, and governments to fuel the engine of a new digital economy.

As a Senior Developer Advocate for Ripple, your job is to stay on the cusp of the newest developments in the XRPL ecosystem and in the overall web3 / blockchain world as a whole. You will use that knowledge to develop and lead initiatives to engage, support, enable, and grow the global developer community around the XRPL - primarily focusing on engaging developer communities in South Korea and Japan. 

This is a technical role, and we are looking for an individual who has a developer background, proficiency in Python or Javascript programming, and experience working with developer communities and ecosystems. An ideal candidate would be passionate about blockchain technology, have an eye for disruptive innovation, and enjoy working with the startup ecosystem to help shape our programs. 

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Develop and facilitate technical workshops, group learning sessions, and other technical content and modules to accelerate XRPL integration
  • Be the voice, eyes, ears, and face of the XRPL community by speaking with, observing, listening to, and engaging developers directly all over the world
  • Work with internal teams across product, engineering, data, and growth to build strong bi-directional feedback loops and influence roadmaps
  • Speak at conferences, meetups, and events about the XRPL, use cases, projects, and upcoming products and features
  • Inspire third-party developers with ideas for integrating XRPL tools and services within their apps and businesses
  • Participate in, mentor, and judge hackathons
  • Contribute content, documentation, and insights that support a world-class developer experience
  • Build strong relationships with the growing community of XRP developers by using engagement strategies and tactics that you help to form, initialize, and implement 
  • Measure your success by tracking engagement metrics, and working with stakeholders to improve the developer experience across the platform 

WHAT YOU'LL BRING: 

  • 5+ years of experience in a developer, developer manager, developer growth, or developer relations role in South Korea, Japan or SEA regions
  • Programming competency in Python, Java, or Javascript
  • Experience with APIs, developer communities, open-source and developer ecosystems
  • Experience public speaking and translating complex technical content into narratives
  • Equally adept at being tactical and strategic and able to handle conflicting priorities
  • Self-starter who enjoys working in a hands-on, dynamic and highly collaborative environment
  • Experience participating in online and offline developer communities and web3 ecosystems (e.g., open source platforms, blogs, tech conferences, hackathons, meetups, discord channels, technical teaching, and training). 
  • Passionate or interested in the problems we are solving in payments, blockchain, and decentralized finance
  • Knowledge of blockchain, cryptocurrency or blockchain technology ecosystem
  • Ability and willingness to travel worldwide for meetings and events around the globe
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills (Korean and/or Japanese language capabilities a plus) 

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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.
  • 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: 24184