(B851) | Sr. Software Engineer

(B851) | Sr. Software Engineer

09 Nov

09 Nov



ABOUT HOPPER At Hopper, we’re on a mission to make booking travel faster, easier, and more transparent. We are leveraging the power that comes from combining massive amounts of data and machine learning to build the world’s fastest-growing travel app -- one that enables our customers to save money and travel more. With over $235M CAD in funding from leading investors in both Canada and the US, Hopper is primed to continue its path toward becoming the go-to way to book travel as the world continues its shift to mobile.Recognized as the fastest-growing travel app by Forbes and one of the world’s most innovative companies by Fast Company two years in a row,

Hopper has been downloaded over 40 million times and has helped travelers plan over 100 million trips and counting. The app has received high praise in the form of mobile accolades such as the Webby Award for Best Travel App of 2019, the Google Play Award for Standout Startup of 2016 and Apple’s App Store Best of 2015. Take off with us! THE ROLE As a Senior Full Stack Mobile Software Engineer, you will contribute to building a product that impacts millions of users. You will help drive the product direction, making sure we solve the right user problems and find new and innovative ways to delight our customers. You will collaborate with a team of talented engineers, product managers, and data scientists to break down complex problems, and experiment with new ideas very quickly. Your contributions will be broad, and you’ll be expected to nimbly move across our tech stack. Day to day, your work may range from helping to design and evolve the system architecture, supporting us as we scale, to building out end-to-end prototypes and other tests for product features and ideas, to iterating on and applying our latest UI frameworks to help optimize user experience in-app.


- Collaborate with a team of talented engineers to develop innovative solutions to challenging, impactful technical problems

- Quickly prototype new ideas and run experiments to identify features that users love

- Contribute both to maintenance and improvement of our microservices and ETL pipelines (Scala/Python) and to feature implementation in our mobile (iOS and/or Android) apps, as may be required

- Thoughtfully assist with the evolution and automation of our ops processes, participating in the on-call rotation for Growth owned services

- Help evolve our architecture to consistently improve development efficiency

- Influence the technical direction for the team and the strategic direction of the product

- As a senior member of the team, mentor, support, and otherwise level up the more junior team members


- 5+ years professional experience full stack mobile development, functional environment strongly preferred

- Thorough understanding of microservices architecture, and master of at least one server-side stack (preferably Scala based)

- Comfortable making deep contributions via at least one front-end mobile stack (Swift/Kotlin)

- A proven ability to build prototypes and take a data-driven approach to product development, testing and measuring new ideas very quickly

- Passion for technical leadership and mentoring

BENEFITS • Well-funded and proven startup with large ambitions, competitive salary and stock options• Dynamic and entrepreneurial team where pushing limits is everyday business• 100% employer paid medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance plans• Access to a 401k (US) or Retirement Savings Plan (Canada)

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