Hopper Remote, Netherlands Full-time

Virtual Interlining offers customers additional travel options by combining together multiple individual travel segments through self-transfers. These unique itineraries unlock new destinations, save customers time and money, and offer customers increased selection when they are booking travel. Hopper has developed its own Virtual Interlining engine and has been selling this content within our OTA business for several years. More recently, we’ve started to offer this type of content to other businesses selling travel. The HTS Connect  team is responsible for getting Virtual Interline content to our partners via APIs or direct SDK integrations, as well as writing and maintaining solutions for white label portals that we build for our partners. 
We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help design and scale our forward distribution systems and deliver content to our partners.  We use a mix of strategies to accomplish this so you will work on our forward facing API’s improvising them and making them scale both on the number of requests per second but also to respond properly no matter where the partner is located.  

What would your day-to-day look like

  • You will be a hands-on contributor helping to design, build and scale our backend distribution architecture.  You will get the opportunity to see your work in partner production websites and assist in solving new provider specific problems. You will ensure a consistent handoff of technical issues between teams in different time zones and help drive problems to resolution.

An ideal candidate has

  • Worked with external facing APIs previously, particularly around scaling and supporting those systems.
  • Pragmatic Scala experience or strong development skills in Java. 
  • Ability to work independently and effectively communicate with a larger team and stakeholders.
  • Takes ownership of the products they create, creating good reusable patterns for other engineers in the team to emulate and follow.

Perks of working with us:

  • Well-funded and proven startup with large ambitions, competitive salary, stock options
  • Hopper offers employees enrollment to a Hopper sponsored Health Collective that includes options for basic medical and dental insurances, as well as options for deductibles, Death, Accident & Long Term Disability
  • In lieu of a formal pension plan, Hopper will provide a cash allowance of 5% of your salary to put toward pension savings
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Puzl coworking 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
  • 100% employer-paid health and dental insurance plans