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Senior Software Engineer
Fullstack, Homes, Remote
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Android Development
Apache Kafka
Google Cloud Platform
iOS/Swift
Kotlin
Redis
Scala
SQL
Python
UI/UX Design
Datadog
Requirements
  • Love for building customer centric software
  • 4+ years professional experience in full stack development
  • Deep comfort with at least one server-side stack
  • Excelled in an environment with cross-functional teams, working fluidly with Product Managers, Data Scientists, Software Developers, and other highly skilled specialists
  • Ability to quickly iterate on Web interface UI/UX and related design
  • We have a microservice architecture with over 200+ services
  • Mostly Scala on the backend with some Python
  • Our UIs are Mobile first: Swift on iOS and Kotlin on Android
  • We mostly host our services on Google Cloud with some on-prem
  • We use things like HBase, Kafka, Pub/Sub, GCP Big Query, Cloud SQL, S3, Delos, Redis
  • We are driven by data so Amplitude, Big Query and Datadog will be your buddies
  • 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
  • Build amazing consumer experiences, taking responsibility for code quality, scalability, reliability and performance
  • Help build the technical team for Hopper Homes, assist in interviews and onboarding of new team members
  • Quickly prototype new ideas and run experiments to identify features that customers love
  • Help shape the systems design for the homes vertical and how it integrates with our microservices architecture
  • Collaborate with a diverse group of people, giving and receiving feedback for growth
  • A passionate focus on quality, writing testable code that performs well for our consumers
  • A desire to help our team continuously improve
Desired Qualifications
  • Thorough understanding of Web system architecture and design, at scale
  • Experience with, or willing to learn, distributed system development in Scala
  • Proven track record of leading less-experienced engineers in building stable and scalable code
  • Proven ability to build prototypes and take a data-driven approach to product development, testing and measuring new ideas very quickly
  • The ability to bring leading industry techniques and technologies to the table
Hopper

1,001-5,000 employees

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