Full-Time

Principal Software Engineer

Hotels / Commercial Enablement

Updated on 5/25/2024

Hopper

Hopper

1,001-5,000 employees

Travel platform offering fintech solutions

Data & Analytics

Senior

Remote in Canada

Required Skills
gRPC
Java
Scala
Terraform
REST APIs
Google Cloud Platform
Requirements
  • Experienced in full-stack development with a strong emphasis on backend skills
  • Proficient in Scala or other JVM languages (like Java) with demonstrated experience in a production setting
  • Solid understanding of system architecture focusing on designing scalable and maintainable solutions
  • Skilled in various service communication methods including gRPC, pub/sub, and REST
  • Knowledgeable in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and cloud-native development best practices
  • Experienced in deploying infrastructure using Terraform or similar tools
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and deliver complex multi-month projects from inception to production
  • Committed to enhancing system quality and reliability showcasing excellence in software engineering practices
  • Professional background in travel with an understanding of specific challenges and requirements
Responsibilities
  • Crafting, implementing, and deploying sophisticated backend systems
  • Planning, investigating, or scoping out upcoming projects
  • Mentoring other team members through pair programming or asynchronously through Slack
  • Writing code, reviewing code, and improving code
  • Learning about new technical concepts, services, or GCP features
  • Leading and delivering complex multi-month projects from inception to production
  • Enhancing system quality and reliability showcasing excellence in software engineering practices

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

-9%

1 year growth

-17%

2 year growth

-1%

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