Frontend Engineer (Remote) at Hopper

| Greater Boston Area
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About the job
As a Frontend Engineer on the Homes team, you’ll work on a greenfield product within Hopper’s $1B+ travel ecosystem. You'll build foundational features that will be core to the customer experience going forward, and work on systems designs to allow us to quickly iterate and A/B test, while ensuring a high standard of code quality and scalability. You’ll work alongside an experienced team of developers, designers, and travel industry experts to bring Hopper’s travelers the best price, selection, convenience, and booking flexibility in vacation home rentals. 

Minimum qualifications
• Love for building customer centric software
• Minimum 2+ years professional experience in frontend and/or mobile development
• Available examples of pixel-perfect consumer-facing work
• A passionate focus on quality, writing testable code that performs well for our consumers
• Ability to take on independent work quickly and enthusiastically 
• Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through launch 
• Ability to quickly assess scope of projects / give t-shirt size estimates 

Preferred qualifications
• Experience or willing to learn how to work with Swift and Android
• Experience working with Javascript on the frontend, preferably with React
• The ability to bring leading industry techniques and technologies to the table
• Excelled in an environment with cross-functional teams, working fluidly with Product Managers, Data Scientists, Software Developers, and other highly skilled specialists

Responsibilities

  • Build amazing consumer experiences, taking responsibility for code quality, scalability, reliability and performance
  • 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
  • Ship code as soon as you start
  • Collaborate with a diverse group of people, giving and receiving feedback for growth

Benefits

  • Well-funded and proven startup with large ambitions, competitive salary and stock options
  • Unlimited PTO
  • WeWork All Access Pass OR 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
  • 100% employer paid medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance plans
  • Access to a 401k 

More about Hopper
Today, Hopper is best known as a travel app. We're going to do about $1B in sales this year and weathered the COVID storm better than anyone expected. We just raised $170M from Goldman Sachs and Capital One, and inked a deal to be the exclusive travel provider for Capital One Travel.

We owe our success, in large part, to a proprietary suite of data-driven and risk-based financial services that we have developed that complement a customer's trip-purchasing experience. One example is Price Freeze, where our customers are able to purchase a financial option in the app to lock in any price that they see, on any item, for as short as 1 hour or as long as 21 days with Hopper taking the risk on the other side of the trade.

Now we're laying the groundwork for continued expansion in 2021 by adding great people to our team who can help us compete with the travel giants.

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