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Senior Software Engineer
Ios, Europe Expansion
Posted on 3/15/2023
London, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 3+ years professional experience building and maintaining systems leveraging complex modelling and data at scale
  • Thrived in backend engineering positions and delivered user experience at scale
  • The ability to bring leading industry techniques and technologies to the table
  • Excelled in cross-functional teams, working fluidly with Product Managers, Data Scientists, Mobile Engineers, and other highly skilled specialists
  • A passionate focus on quality, writing testable code that performs and scales
  • 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 innovative user experiences, setting code and performance standards
  • Evolve and maintain our architecture, including monitoring and alerting systems
  • Build, own and generally maintain our vendor integration microservices
  • Contribute to improvements in a microservices architecture system
  • Deliver your first code in days, iterating over the product in an agile way
  • Collaborate with a diverse group of people, giving and receiving feedback to foster growth
  • Seize great opportunities, helping Hopper rise to the top of the travel industry
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience building and managing multiple external API integrations
  • Professional experience developing data heavy platforms or APIs
  • Professional programming experience with Java, Scala, Python or Go
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills

1,001-5,000 employees

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