United States

Lead Engineer


A stellar opportunity to have a massive impact on the Hopper Fin-tech team! Join a rapidly growing company that is continuously redefining how people travel! The Fin-tech team at Hopper has played a massive part in helping to grow Hopper and more than doubling our valuation to $1B+ in the past year. As a Lead Software Engineer, you will be directly responsible for many of the innovative products we offer users, such as trip and travel disruption protection. You will work alongside our world-class product and data teams to deliver the bleeding edge in personalized travel to an ever-growing user base!


  • Lead new architecture and implementation for customer-facing products and app experiences
  • Collaborate with team members across disciplines to define an inspiring product vision focused on our customers
  • Work hands-on alongside a talented team of software engineers to rapidly deliver clean, fast, and scalable solutions in Scala, Swift, and Kotlin
  • Collaborate with leadership to develop a culture promoting technical excellence
  • Manage performance and development of a diverse team of engineers


  • 2+ years experience managing 6-10 Backend, Frontend – Web and Mobile Engineers
  • Recent hands-on experience coding and reviewing code, and designing systems and APIs
  • Demonstrated experience architecting secure, reliable systems to power innovative in-app experiences at scale
  • Successfully championed documentation, clean code, and testing practices to promote system reliability
  • Managed technical debt and feature development to continuously deliver user value without compromising technical quality


  • 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)


About Hopper

Hopper's goal has always been to empower travellers. It goes beyond just saving money on flights and hotels (although that's a big part of it). We give our users unprecedented access to big data. We design thoughtful, award-winning mobile products. We offer a seamless experience before, during, and after our users travel. Every part of our business is focused on creating a world where everyone can fly. Hopper learns and builds together. We've hired the most talented engineers, data scientists, marketers, designers, and leaders to accomplish these goals. But there's more work to do. More problems to solve. More travellers to inspire. And we would love for you to take off with us.If you thrive in small, focused teams and high-energy environments and believe in the ability of technology to change the world, learn more about our open jobs and apply at hopper.com/careers.