Data Scientist, Recruiting and People Ops

Ripple, San Francisco, CA, United States

Enabling the world to move value like it moves information today

We are looking for a Data Scientist to partner with our People and Recruiting teams to add data science firepower to these groups. Reporting into the Data Science team, this role would sit at the intersection of Data Science and People Operations, using data science tools and skills to perform complex analysis of our Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), Interview processes, and using data to influence talent acquisition strategies. In this role you will be defining experiments, digging through data to provide insights, and helping to measure the success of our recruiting and retention efforts. 


  • Develop a deep understanding of Recruiting and HR workflows, and the talent acquisition and retainment strategies those workflows power
  • Work with stakeholders to optimize tactics and run experiments to improve our recruiting process
  • Own the end-to-end lifecycle for analytics projects, from translating business questions into hypotheses to determining data requirements to building out analytical solutions
  • Partner with People Ops to define success metrics, and own the vision and execution for tracking those metrics
  • Identify operations to automate reports, partnering with People Operations
  • Conduct ad-hoc “deep dive” analysis


  • Bachelors Degree or higher in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Operations Research, or other technical discipline
  • Experience in a data analytics/science role
  • Familiarity with HRIS and Recruiting tools
  • Strong SQL skills are a must, including data modeling
  • Experience building, deploying, and training people how to use BI Dashboards
  • Strong interpersonal skills


  • Experience developing people metrics
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with data modeling tools like DBT
  • Experience with orchestration tools like Airflow

Ripple is flexible-first: Ripplers have the option to work remotely, from our offices, or a combination.


Ripple is doing for value what the internet did for information: enabling its instant and seamless flow around the world. We call this the Internet of Value (IoV). Using blockchain and cryptocurrency technology, Ripple is dedicated to creating powerful gains in financial efficiency, equity and inclusion. In addition, Ripple is developing and enabling the future use cases that will catalyze the new digital economy for governments, businesses and consumers.

Ripple has offices in San Francisco (HQ), New York, London, Mumbai, Singapore, São Paulo, Reykjavík, Washington D.C. and Dubai.

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.

About Ripple

Overview 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, India, Singapore and Luxembourg, Ripple has more than 100 customers around the world.


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