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)