(Remote) Senior Software Engineer, APAC

Full-time

About the Team


Join a pioneer regional team in a globally established company that is continually redefining how people travel. Our APAC team was set up since mid-2021 as part of Hopper's international expansion plans and we are looking for talented and motivated candidates to join us to be part of strategising and executing our ambitious plans.


The APAC team is responsible for reliably connecting our customers with diversified sources of travel inventory (Air, Hotel, Ground transportation) so that we can always offer the best possible deal. As Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for representing the Asia-Pacific travel customer by scaling and improving our feature set and operations.


You’ll work with a highly skilled team of technical, data and product-focused individuals, whose mission is to consistently find and deliver the best travel deals for our customers. Everything we do is focused on customer experience, data measurement and delivering value at speed, helping Hopper rise to the top of the travel industry - you’ll be responsible for making that a reality.


Responsibilities
  • Work with your teammates to improve their working knowledge of AWS, GCP and related cloud operations
  • Set code and performance standards through code reviews and participating in discussions
  • Build innovative user experiences, own vendor integration microservices
  • Execute what you build - DevOps mindset
  • Evolve and maintain our microservices architecture, including monitoring and alerting systems
  • Deliver your first code in days, iterating over the product in an agile way
  • Collaborate with a diverse group of people, giving and receiving feedback to foster growth


Preferred professional experiences
  • 6+ years software engineering experience, with proven ability working in cross-functional teams (product managers, data scientists, mobile developers, and other specialists)
  • Professional programming experience with Scala
  • Strong CS knowledge, expertise building complex distributed services on large-scale platform for web and mobile apps
  • Experience building and managing multiple external API integrations
  • Professional experience developing data heavy platforms or APIs
  • Proven experience building and managing backend systems, delivering user experiences at scale


You will be a great fit if you possess
  • Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills
  • The ability to bring leading industry techniques and technologies to the table
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Enthusiasm and curiosity to investigate and answer complex questions based on data


Benefits that Hopper provides
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Additional compensation for medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance costs


More about Hopper


At Hopper, we are on a mission to become the world’s best — and most fun — place to book travel. By leveraging massive amounts of data, advanced machine learning algorithms, Hopper combines its world-class travel agency offering with proprietary fintech products to help customers spend less and travel better. Ranked the third largest online travel agency in North America, the app has been downloaded nearly 80 million times and continues to gain market share globally.


Here are just a few stats that demonstrate the company’s recent growth:


- Hopper sold around $4 billion in travel and travel fintech in 2022, up nearly 3X over 2021. In 2022, Hopper increased its revenue 2.5X year-over year.


- The company’s bespoke fintech products, such as Flight Disruption Guarantee and Price Freeze, now represent 30-40% of Hopper’s total app revenue.


- Given the success of its fintech products, Hopper launched a B2B initiative called Hopper Cloud in late 2021. Through this partnership program, any travel provider (airlines, hotels, banks, travel agencies, etc.) can integrate and seamlessly distribute Hopper’s fintech or travel inventory. As its first Hopper Cloud partnership,


- Hopper partnered with Capital One to co-develop Capital One Travel, a new travel portal designed specifically for cardholders.


- Recognized as one of the world’s most innovative companies by Fast Company four years in a row, Hopper has been downloaded over 80 million times and continues to have millions of new installs each month.


- Hopper has raised over $700 million USD of private capital and is backed by some of the largest institutional investors and banks in the world. Hopper is primed to continue its acceleration as the world’s fastest-growing mobile-first travel marketplace.


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