Senior Software Engineer
Backend, Canada Expansion, Remote
Posted on 3/16/2023
Remote • United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Love for building customer centric software
  • 6+ years professional experience in backend development
  • Solid understanding of microservices architecture and ability to autonomously develop Scala-based microservices
  • Experience building and managing multiple external API integrations
  • Professional experience developing data-heavy platforms or APIs, functional programming experience strongly preferred (Java, Scala, Haskell, F#, etc…)
  • A passionate focus on quality, writing testable code that performs and scales
  • Proven track record of leading less-experienced engineers in building stable and scalable code
  • Experience with, or willing to learn, distributed system development in Scala
  • Excelled in cross-functional teams, working fluidly with Product Managers, Data Scientists, Mobile Engineers, and other highly skilled specialists
  • 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
  • We're a customer obsessed travel tech company that's changing our category
  • We sell approximately $4bn/year of travel
  • We're in hypergrowth, having achieved between 2-4x annual revenue growth every year since 2019
  • Build new services that support improvements in the user experience
  • Design, discuss, propose and implement refactors to our backend
  • Integrate new providers working with third-party APIs and partners
  • Work in a complex dynamic environment with a rich API tier
  • Collaborate with a diverse group of people, giving and receiving feedback for growth
  • Execute on big opportunities, helping Hopper rise to the top of the travel industry

1,001-5,000 employees

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