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Senior Software Engineer, Backend - Cloud & Big Data

Hopper · Apr 2nd 2021

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A stellar opportunity to have a massive impact on the future of Hopper's travel technology! We're hiring an amazing Backend Engineer to join the Fintech team here at Hopper! Our team is developing new products that will build the foundation for the next generation of travel selling and booking technology and contributes to 70% of the company's overall revenue! As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be directly responsible for designing, implementing, and deploying the complex backend systems that power Hopper’s award-winning user experience!


  • Solve complex technical problems to empower engineering teams

  • Work in a dynamic microservices environment with a rich API tier

  • Ship your first code in days, iterating on features in an agile manner leveraging Scala and technologies like GCP, Kafka, BigQuery, BigTable, Hbase, Cloud SQL

  • Build robust and performant infrastructure that supports millions of dollars of revenue.

  • Make important architectural decisions about core backend systems to take advantage of our microservices architecture

  • 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!


  • Experience thriving in dynamic backend environments, delivering user experience at scale.

  • Experience working with persistence technologies

  • The ability to bring leading industry techniques and technologies to the table

  • Experience mentoring and leading people at different stages in their career

  • Excels 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 well for our consumers

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