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Remote – Senior Backend & Machine Learning Engineer
Super App
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Remote • United States
Experience Level
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Desired Skills
Scala
Requirements
  • 5+ years professional experience with microservices at scale
  • Proficiency with Scala required
  • Experience with data scaling and infrastructure
  • Experience with Machine Learning (ML) and core ML serving infrastructure
  • Solid understanding of basic web backend concepts - databases, routes, data models, middleware, auth, etc
  • Experience building prototypes, and taking a data driven approach to product development, testing, and iteration
  • 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
  • Deeply, directly, contribute to suite of Growth related products, services and infrastructure
  • Collaborate with a team of talented engineers, developing innovative solutions to challenging, impactful problems
  • Contribute to the maintenance and improvement of our microservices, and to feature implementation across our mobile apps and other other presentation layers, as may be required
  • Thoughtfully assist with the evolution of our ops processes, participating in the on-call rotation for Growth owned domains
  • Quickly prototype new ideas and run experiments to identify features that users love
  • Help evolve our mobile architecture to consistently improve development efficiencyInfluence the technical direction for the team and the strategic direction of the product
Hopper

1,001-5,000 employees

Travel recommendations app