Job Description

(Remote) Engineering Manager, Corporate Travel

Remote-US /

Corporate Travel Engineering /


/ Remote

About the job

The Corporate Travel group builds business travel experience for business customers and their employees, catering to all of their travel needs and more, including additional travel admin controls and needs.

We’re looking for a software engineering manager to lead a new team with expertise and focus across mobile and web. This is a role with a unique mix of breadth and depth, requiring a deep understanding of multiple product lines and customer behavior. It is also a way to make a large impact on a fresh but key new component of Hopper’s growth.

As software engineering manager, you will work with your peers to start delivering key value for our customers, and grow an exceptional team around you to achieve even greater outcomes over the course of the next quarters.


  • Grow and retain your team while setting high-performance standards
  • Collaborate closely with a team of engineers and technical product leaders to establish a long term vision, set objectives and build a technical roadmap
  • Own design, development and delivery of services ensuring a robust foundation for the platforms we are building
  • Ensure a highly available and resilient system and foster a culture of operational excellence
  • Coach individual contributors and technical leaders and grow them as technologists.
  • Be a trusted advisor to our technology leadership and your peers
  • Champion the Hopper Leadership Principles

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience delivering large-scale, robust microservice solutions. You will be responsible for design, implementation and operation of services critical to a large production system.
  • Experience managing front-end, back-end, and mobile engineers
  • A love for learning and teaching. This team has a large scope, you will have a lot to learn from and pass on to your team!
  • Experience growing and managing a team of highly autonomous software engineers. You will hire and lead exceptional and autonomous engineers and lead by building a strong shared understanding, context and alignment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Scala, Java or other JVM or functional programming languages AND/OR React – Do you have experience you can leverage to hit the ground running on the development tasks?
  • Domain knowledge on Air, Hotels or Rental car supply or eCommerce
  • Experience managing at least 8 engineers

Our Tech Stack

  • We have a microservice architecture with over 200+ services.
  • Mostly Scala on the backend with some Python (Scala experience would be a bonus, but is not required)
  • Our front-end is on React (Javascript/Typescript)
  • We host our services on Google Cloud.
  • We use things like Pub/Sub, GCP Big Query, Cloud SQL, Redis.
  • We are driven by data so Amplitude, Big Query and Datadog will be your buddies.


  • Well-funded and proven startup with large ambitions, competitive salary and stock options
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 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
  • 100% employer-paid telemedicine, medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance plans
  • Access to a 401k (US) or Retirement Savings Plan (CAN)


At Hopper, we are on a mission to become the world’s best and most fun place to book travel. By leveraging massive amounts of data, advanced machine learning algorithms, Hopper combines its world-class travel agency offering with proprietary fintech products to help customers spend less and travel better. Ranked the third largest online travel agency in North America, the app has been downloaded nearly 80 million times and continues to gain market share globally.

Here are just a few stats that demonstrate the company’s recent growth:

– Hopper sold around $4 billion in travel and travel fintech in 2022, up nearly 3X over 2021. In 2022, Hopper increased its revenue 2.5X year-over year.

– The company’s bespoke fintech products, such as Flight Disruption Guarantee and Price Freeze, now represent 30-40% of Hopper’s total app revenue.

– Given the success of its fintech products, Hopper launched a B2B initiative called Hopper Cloud in late 2021. Through this partnership program, any travel provider (airlines, hotels, banks, travel agencies, etc.) can integrate and seamlessly distribute Hopper’s fintech or travel inventory. As its first Hopper Cloud partnership,

– Hopper partnered with Capital One to co-develop Capital One Travel, a new travel portal designed specifically for cardholders.

– Recognized as one of the world’s most innovative companies by Fast Company four years in a row, Hopper has been downloaded over 80 million times and continues to have millions of new installs each month.

– Hopper has raised over $700 million USD of private capital and is backed by some of the largest institutional investors and banks in the world. Hopper is primed to continue its acceleration as the world’s fastest-growing mobile-first travel marketplace.

Come take off with us!