Lead Engineer - Fintech at Hopper


Do you want to make a meaningful impact on the future of Hopper's travel technology? In the last year our Fintech team has played an extensive part in helping to grow Hopper, contributing upward of 70% to our revenue. As a result we've more than doubled our valuation, which now exceeds $1B!

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 outstanding product and data teams to deliver groundbreaking user experiences that captivate our ever-growing user base!


  • Lead the architecture and implementation for customer-facing products and app experiences
  • Collaborate multi-functionally to define an inspiring product passionate about our customers
  • Work hands-on alongside a hardworking 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
  • Lead the performance and development of a complementary team of engineers


  • 2+ years experience leading a team of 6-10 Backend, Frontend - Web and Mobile Engineers
  • Recent hands-on experience coding, reviewing code and crafting systems and APIs
  • Demonstrated experience architecting secure, reliable systems to power innovative in-app experiences at scale
  • Successfully nurtured 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 ambitious 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)

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