Senior Test Automation Engineer, RippleX

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Posted 2 weeks ago

RippleX is Ripple’s open developer platform for money, and our vision is to bring money to the Internet. We work on open-source projects for fiat and cryptocurrencies. We build tools, offer services, and provide support to developers to make it easy to build on our core open-source technologies: the XRP Ledger and the Interledger Protocol (ILP). We help developers add money into their applications using XRP and ILP.

RippleX is seeking an experienced Test Automation Engineer to drive our XRP Ledger verification activities. This role sits at the heart of defining RippleX’s Test Automation strategy. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the best engineers in the cryptocurrency space. You will design and implement test automation tooling for our open source projects. You will also play a big role in implementing test automation strategies. 

An ideal candidate is eager to become an expert in the cryptocurrency landscape. He/she understands how blockchain developers and companies think and operate, is willing to look beyond what already exists in the market to serve its evolving needs. An ideal candidate excels at solving complex problems and rapidly formulating a clear perspective from ambiguity.

This position is full time and is based in our San Francisco office.


  • Help define and maintain test automation strategies, tools and frameworks to test blockchain and blockchain applications
  • Analyze product requirements with members of the project/product delivery team and devise testing strategies; utilize a risk-based and automated testing approach in all phases of SDLC
  • Advocate for quality delivery, coordinate activities with all development stakeholders, and administer the testing problem management process including monitoring and reporting on problem resolution
  • Work with engineering stakeholders to identify technical and functional needs of testing infrastructures and determine the priority of needs
  • Coding and troubleshooting in Python, instrumented with Gitlab or other CI/CD systems


  • You are excited about blockchains: the technical details and the potential benefits
  • Overall 5 plus years experience in software testing and QA
  • At least 3 years experience in Test Automation
  • Hands-on experience in Python or Javascript
  • Experience in continuous deployment and continuous integration
  • Experience in test planning and building automated test strategy
  • Experience investigating, recommending and building tools to implement end-to-end development and deployment processes
  • Experience in drafting and implementing automation processes
  • Experience in cloud systems


  • Previous experience with distributed and decentralized systems
  • Experience with C++ 


  • The chance to work 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
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • 100% paid medical and dental and 95% paid vision insurance for employees starting on your first day
  • 401k (with match), fully paid parental leave, commuter benefits
  • Generous wellness reimbursement and weekly onsite programs
  • Flexible vacation policy - work with your manager to take time off when you need it
  • Employee giving match
  • Modern office in San Francisco’s Financial District
  • Fully-stocked kitchen with organic snacks, beverages, and coffee drinks
  • Weekly company meeting - ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team
  • Team outings to sports games, happy hours, game nights and more!


Ripple provides one frictionless experience to send money globally using the power of blockchain. By joining Ripple’s growing, global network (RippleNet), 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, Mumbai, Singapore, São Paulo, Reykjavík, Washington D.C. and Dubai, Ripple has more than 300 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.   Please find our UK/EU applicant privacy notice here.
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