Data Intern - Summer 2020 at Ripple
Ripple’s mission is to enable the world to move value like it already moves information on the web today. With 200+ customers around the world, we’re providing a frictionless experience for Banks, Payment Providers and Exchanges to send money globally, using blockchain technology and the digital asset, XRP. We’re solving unique challenges but we can’t do it alone. We look for teammates who push us to work smarter, harder, faster.
The Data Team Internship is a great way to drive impact and contribute to the continued success of Ripple’s solutions for cross-border payments.
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
You will work with a team of data engineers and scientists who use data to drive Ripple’s strategy and success. The entire data team works collaboratively and is a strong partner for teams across the company. You will get to meet and learn from diverse and talented colleagues.
Data engineering candidates will help build our data platform and services, focusing on new data sources, data governance, self-service and quality.
Data science and analytics candidates will dive in on high priority initiatives, including liquidity strategies for RippleNet products and defining new performance metrics for the RippleNet network.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:
- Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or in a graduate program
- Data Engineering candidates have experience with Java, SQL and familiarity with big data tools.
- Data science and analytics candidates have a solid understanding of statistical concepts (eg significance, distributions etc), plus experience with SQL, python/R and data visualization tools.
- Interests: open-source, entrepreneurship, economics and financial markets, creative thinking, systems thinking, cryptography, creative logic
- Team player with strong work ethic
WHAT WE OFFER:
- 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
- Modern office in San Francisco’s Financial District
- Fully-stocked kitchen with organic snacks, beverages, and coffee drinks
- Weekly lunches and yoga at work
- Weekly company meeting - ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team
- Team outings to sports games, happy hours, game nights and more!
WHO WE ARE:
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.