Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack/Web

| Greater Boston Area
Minimum qualifications
• 5+ years professional experience full stack Web development - some strongly typed and/or functional-style (Scala, Haskell, Clojure, etc..) exposure preferred
• Thorough understanding of Web system architecture, and design, at scale
• Deep comfort with at least one server-side stack
• Ability to quickly iterate on Web interface UI/UX and related design
• 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

About the job
As a Senior Full Stack Engineer, Full Stack/Web, you will contribute to building a product that impacts millions of users. You will design, build, scale, and maintain web versions of our products. You will iterate on world class UI/UX components, and help integrate them with partners and partner services. 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. You’ll be helping to design and evolve our web interface and the underlying system architecture, supporting us as we scale. You’ll be building out end-to-end prototypes and tests for product features and ideas, inventing, iterating on and applying our latest frameworks to help optimize user experience on the web.

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Experiment with early stage/proof of concept web engineering projects, at scale
  • Mentor junior engineers and peers, to grow a stronger team
  • Work with typesafe, functional, systems, in Javascript and/or Scala
  • Actively contribute to the design and improvement of Web front end UI/UX features and projects
  • 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

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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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • HBaseDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Boston, MA

What are Hopper Perks + Benefits

Hopper Benefits Overview

Stay healthy
Full medical, dental, and vision benefits. Life insurance. Long and short-term disability plans. All on us.

Get paid
Competitive salary. Company stock options. 401(k) retirement savings plan.

Be yourself
Casual work environment, slack channels for every interest group

Take off
Unlimited Digital allows for a flexible work schedule. Unlimited vacation plan. Emergency travel assistance.

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Hopper's health insurance policy covers up to 100% of out of pocket expenses - plus we reimburse anything payed into the deductible!
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
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