Senior Software Engineer, APAC

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Full Time,
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17 Mar 2023

About Hopper

Spend less. Travel better.

Actively Hiring
Join a pioneer regional team in a globally established company that is continually redefining how people travel. Our 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.


  • Work with and mentor your teammates by being a huge proponent of best practices, performance, and reliability
  • Set code and performance standards through code reviews and participating in discussions
  • Execute what you build – DevOps mindset
  • Evolve and maintain our microservices architecture, including monitoring and alerting systems
  • Collaborate with a diverse group of people, giving and receiving feedback to foster growth

Preferred professional experiences

  • 6+ years professional experience, professional programming experience with Scala or other functional programming languages
  • Strong CS knowledge, expertise building complex distributed services on large-scale platform for web and mobile apps
  • Proven experience building and managing backend systems in a cloud environment like AWS or GCP
  • Experience building and managing multiple external API integrations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

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.
  • A love of learning and teaching with a demonstrable empathy for customers
  • Excelled in cross-functional teams, working fluidly with Product Managers, Data Scientists, Mobile Engineers, and other highly skilled specialists
  • Professional experience developing data heavy platforms or APIs.

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

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What type of employment does Hopper offer?

This is a Full Time role.