Senior Software Engineer, Backend - Canada Expansion (Remote)

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Job Description

About the Role Hopper is the most downloaded travel app in the United States, selling air, hotel, car rentals, and homes, in addition to our proprietary fintech products. We're a customer obsessed travel tech company that's changing our category, We sell approximately $4bn/year of travel, We're in hypergrowth, having achieved between 2-4x annual revenue growth every year since 2019. Hopper is expanding in Canada. While Hopper was founded in Montreal, this will be Hopper's first team exclusively focused on Canada Expansion. As a software engineer and founding team-member in our Canada Expansion group, you will be responsible for both improving existing services and creating innovative, new services catered towards Canadians. Projects will include coding alone as well as with engineers from other teams. Your work will directly impact how millions of Canadians book their travel. In this role you will Build new services that support improvements in the user experience. Design, discuss, propose and implement refactors to our backend Integrate new providers working with third-party APIs and partners. Work in a complex dynamic environment with a rich API tier Collaborate with a diverse group of people, giving and receiving feedback for growth Execute on big opportunities, helping Hopper rise to the top of the travel industry A perfect candidate has Love for building customer centric software 6+ years professional experience in backend development Solid understanding of microservices architecture and ability to autonomously develop Scala-based microservices Experience building and managing multiple external API integrations Professional experience developing data-heavy platforms or APIs, functional programming experience strongly preferred (Java, Scala, Haskell, F#, etc ) A passionate focus on quality, writing testable code that performs and scales Proven track record of leading less-experienced engineers in building stable and scalable code Experience with, or willing to learn, distributed system development in Scala Excelled in cross-functional teams, working fluidly with Product Managers, Data Scientists, Mobile Engineers, and other highly skilled specialists Benefits Well-funded and proven startup with large ambitions, competitive salary and stock options Unlimited PTO $200 Carrot Cash annual travel stipend (available in most countries) Full health, medical, coverage WeWork All Access Pass Work-from-home stipend Entrepreneurial culture where pushing limits and taking risks is everyday business Open communication with management and company leadership Small, dynamic teams = massive impact Access to a 401K (USA) or Retirement Savings Plan (CAN) MORE ABOUT HOPPER Despite the pandemic's impact on the travel industry, Hopper has emerged stronger than ever. As the travel industry continues to rebound, Hopper has demonstrated significant outperformance with its category-leading mobile-only marketplace, delivering value to customers and supply partners with the company's proprietary suite of fintech offerings. Here are just a few stats that demonstrate the company's recent growth: Hopper's valuation is now over $5B, which is more than triple our valuation from early 2020. According to Apptopia, Hopper was the most downloaded OTA in the US in 2021. The app has over 70 million downloads. Given the success of its travel fintech, Hopper recently launched a B2B initiative called Hopper Cloud, where any travel provider can unlock a totally unique revenue stream by seamlessly integrating and offering Hopper's travel content and fintech products. Hopper Cloud partners include Capital One, Kayak, Marriott, Amadeus, and MakeMyTrip. And all this recent growth is just the beginning. There are still so many new opportunities we're excited to tackle in the next year!