Senior Technical Project Manager at Hopper

| Greater Boston Area
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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!
Hopper is a fast growing company seeking to continually redefine how people travel. We are looking for an experienced Senior Technical Project Manager who has proven experience leading critical / complex engineering initiatives. If you are passionate about rolling up your sleeves to co-create high-quality solutions with business and technical teams, we would love to hear from you!
The ideal candidate will be organized, articulate, persuasive and have the ability to think clearly and quickly under pressure. They understand how to translate strategy into execution by influencing change across people, process, and technology.


  • 5+ years of experience leading technical projects
  • Demonstrable track record of leading cross-functional teams to achieve critical business initiatives 
  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • A good understanding of project methodologies and how to apply them to real world situations
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively interact and influence at various levels of the organization
  • Ability to adapt to evolving organization and changes in priority
  • A positive, approachable attitude that is always willing to help
  • You have an appreciation for simplification and increasing the ease of doing business
  • Data-driven decision-maker with the ability to build/run basic queries and reports


  • Define and establish the role of Project Management as Hopper’s first technical Project Manager
  • Manage and drive the execution of all phases of the project lifecycle
  • Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, make tradeoffs, and balance business needs versus technical constraints
  • Collaborate with and manage stakeholders across all levels of the company to drive / implement critical engineering initiatives
  • Lead complex/critical projects by fostering a team mentality, providing clear business communication, and maintaining team focus to ensure the most favorable outcome for Hopper
  • Leverage Jira, Google Collaboration tools, and Confluence to coordinate cross functional teams and provide up to date visibility into project status and timelines
  • Leverage your previous experience to understand our current environment and challenge our normal to expose unseen opportunities

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)
Easy commute with a paid-for public transportation or parking pass
IATA Travel Agent Card for discounts in the travel industry
Fully stocked kitchen with: coffee/tea, beer, bagels and snacks (both healthy and not-healthy)
Team lunches, offsite activities and much more!

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Technology we use

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


275 Third Street, Cambridge, MA 02142

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. Commuter benefits. 401(k) and RSP retirement savings plan.

We take food seriously
Catered lunches, Montreal bagels, kombucha on tap, craft beer, endless snacks, espresso machine

Learn something new
At-work French classes, book clubs, board game nights, forensic Fridays, lunchtime debates, table time

Be yourself
Casual work environment, loft-like workspaces, slack channels for every interest group

Take off
Flexible work schedule and vacation plan. Emergency travel assistance. IATA card.

Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Acme employees can contribute up to $2000 annually to their 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
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
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