Full-Time

Remote – Senior Software Engineer

Flexibility

Posted on 3/24/2023

Hopper

Hopper

1,001-5,000 employees

Travel platform offering fintech solutions

Data & Analytics

Senior

Canada

Required Skills
Agile
Data Science
BigQuery
SQL
Apache Kafka
Scala
Google Cloud Platform
Requirements
  • 6+ years experience thriving in backend engineering positions and delivered user experience at scale
  • The ability to bring leading industry techniques and technologies to the table
  • .Experience designing, building and operating distributed systems with high performance, reliability and throughput
  • Experience and passion for mentoring team members
  • A passionate focus on quality, writing testable code that performs and scales
  • Excelled in an environment with cross-functional teams, working fluidly with Product Managers, Product Designers, Software Developers, and other highly skilled specialist
  • 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
Responsibilities
  • Work on products crafted to make travel easier to book and stress-free
  • Quickly prototype new insights and run experiments to identify features that users love !
  • Influence the technical direction of the team and the strategic direction of the product
  • Be empowered to drive innovation for our Fintech products
  • Iterating on features in an agile manner using Scala and technologies like GCP, Kafka, BigQuery, BigTable, Cloud SQL among others (no prior
  • Experience required)
  • Collaborate with a diverse group of people across Engineering, Data Science, Product, and Leadership, executing on big opportunities and
  • Helping Hopper rise to the top of the travel industry!
  • Improving services based on metrics such as latency and availability
  • Collaborate with a diverse group of people, giving and receiving feedback for growth

Hopper offers a travel platform powered by Hopper Technology Solutions (HTS), featuring proprietary fintech ancillaries like Price Freeze and Cancel for Any Reason to mitigate pricing volatility and trip disruptions. HTS also provides travel fintech ancillaries and e-commerce capabilities to enhance partners' direct channels, utilizing advanced technology to offer innovative solutions for travel and e-commerce.

Company Stage

Series G

Total Funding

$745.7M

Headquarters

Montreal, Canada

Founded

2007

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-6%

1 year growth

-15%

2 year growth

-3%

Benefits

Competitive salary

Stock options

Unlimited PTO

WeWork All Access Pass OR Work-from-home stipend

Open communication with management

Small, dynamic teams = massive impact

Medical, dental, vision, disability & life insurance plans

401k

INACTIVE