Product Manager, Infrastructure

  • Ripple
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Sep 05, 2018
Full time Product Manager

Job Description

The Product Manager will work on expanding and optimizing server infrastructure of the XRP Ledger. The position is part of the Product team and is responsible for understanding requirements of adding nodes to the network, executing on technical and operational milestones, and proactively identifying and mitigating risks arising from network expansion.

The individual will interface directly with Engineering, Operations, and Marketing teams to execute on the expansion roadmap.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Coordinate and execute on internal technical and operational milestones of node expansion strategy
  • Work with node operators to understand their needs and prioritize accordingly
  • Own the execution roadmap, communicate progress to executives, marketing and business development stakeholders

WHAT YOU MIGHT LOOK LIKE:

  • Minimum five years of professional experience with at least three years in implementing software and hardware solutions in an industry with network effects
  • Demonstrated experience and / or interest in working on distributed systems
  • Experience managing servers and working with server operators on tuning and optimizing performance
  • Experience translating business strategy into executable tactics with clearly defined team responsibilities and timelines
  • Hands-on, resourceful, organized, and not afraid to roll-up the sleeves and get things done
  • Prior experience at a fast-paced technology company
  • CS degree preferred

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • 100% paid medical and dental insurance for employees; 65% paid for employee dependents
  • Generous Health & Wellness program
  • Industry-leading maternity & paternity leave policies
  • Flexible vacation policy- work with your manager to take time off when you need
  • Modern office in San Francisco’s Financial District
  • Fully-stocked kitchen with organic snacks, beverages and coffee drinks
  • Weekly lunches and breakfasts
  • Team outings to sports games, happy hours, game nights and more
  • A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact

WHO WE ARE:

Ripple provides one frictionless experience to send money globally using the power of blockchain. By joining Ripple’s growing, global network, 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.

With offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Sydney, Mumbai, Singapore and Luxembourg, Ripple has more than 100 customers around the world.

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 preference, 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.