Remote – Senior Software Engineer
Android, Corporate Travel
Posted on 4/4/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Travel recommendations app
Company Overview
Hopper is on a mission to become the world’s best — and most fun — place to book travel. By leveraging massive amounts of data, advanced machine learning algorithms, Hopper combines its world-class travel agency offering with proprietary fintech products to help customers spend less and travel better.
Remote • United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Android Development
Google Cloud Platform
UI/UX Design
Software Engineering
  • Love for building customer centric software
  • 4+ years professional experience in native mobile development
  • Thorough understanding of Kotlin and the Android mobile platform
  • A passion for building engaging user experiences
  • A proven track record of building prototypes and taking a data approach to product development, testing and measuring new insights very quickly
  • A passionate focus on quality, writing testable code that performs well for our users
  • A desire to help our team continuously improve
  • A willingness to get scrappy, iterating from an MVP to get to product-market fit
  • Our mobile app is in native iOS or Android code: Swift and Kotlin
  • We have a microservice architecture with over 200+ services
  • Our front-end is on React (JavaScript/TypeScript)
  • We host our services on Google Cloud
  • We use things like Pub/Sub, GCP Big Query, Cloud SQL, Redis
  • We are driven by data so Amplitude, Big Query and Datadog will be your buddies
  • Hopper sold around $4 billion in travel and travel fintech in 2022, up nearly 3X over 2021. In 2022, Hopper increased its revenue 2.5X year-over year
  • The company's bespoke fintech products, such as Flight Disruption Guarantee and Price Freeze, now represent 30-40% of Hopper's total app revenue
  • Given the success of its fintech products, Hopper launched a B2B initiative called Hopper Cloud in late 2021. Through this partnership program, any travel provider (airlines, hotels, banks, travel agencies, etc.) can integrate and seamlessly distribute Hopper's fintech or travel inventory. As its first Hopper Cloud partnership
  • Hopper partnered with Capital One to co-develop Capital One Travel, a new travel portal designed specifically for cardholders
  • Recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by Fast Company four years in a row, Hopper has been downloaded over 80 million times and continues to have millions of new installs each month
  • Hopper has raised over $700 million USD of private capital and is backed by some of the largest institutional investors and banks in the world. Hopper is primed to continue its acceleration as the world's fastest-growing mobile-first travel marketplace
  • Build amazing consumer experiences, taking responsibility for code quality, scalability, reliability and performance
  • Help build the technical team for Corporate Travel, assist in interviews and onboarding of new team members
  • Quickly prototype new ideas and run experiments to identify features that customers love
  • Help shape the mobile architecture design for Corporate Travel, and how it integrates with the rest of the Android app
  • Collaborate with a diverse group of people, giving and receiving feedback for growth
  • A passionate focus on quality, writing testable code that performs well for our consumers
  • A desire to help our team continuously improve
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with declarative UI frameworks
  • Addressed compile-time/build performance issues
  • Knowledge about the Clean Architecture principles
  • Mostly Scala on the backend with some Python (Scala experience would be a , but is not required)