(Remote) Software Engineering Manager - Payments

United States

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About the jobAt Hopper, we’re on a mission to build the most customer-centric travel company on earth. We are leveraging the power that comes from combining massive amounts of data and machine learning to build the world’s fastest-growing mobile first travel marketplace - one that enables our customers to save money and travel better. 
The vision of the payments team is to provide a magical and frictionless payment experience to our customers. We will do this by supporting all the major payment methods (‘unlocking choice’), optimizing our payment stack (‘frictionless payments’) and unifying and powering all payments flows at Hopper (Flights, Hotels, Homes, Rental Cars, Attractions & more) as well as our Hopper Cloud offering (Whitelabel solution). 
Our long term vision is to remove any financial barriers to travel and truly make travel accessible to everyone. It’s cheaper, better and easier to purchase travel with Hopper!

Responsibilities

  • Manage performance and development of a diverse team of engineers
  • 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, mentor and as needed, hire technical team members

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience leading an engineering team - mentoring, hiring, and managing performance
  • Experience defining technology roadmaps and goals for platforms that empower other teams to deliver value quickly
  • Experience gathering business requirements, formulating metrics, and building reports
  • Demonstrated experience architecting secure, reliable systems to power innovative in-app experiences at scale
  • Close collaboration with software engineers (backend and mobile), product managers, data scientists and designers to deliver rapid value to end-users
  • Successfully championed documentation, operational excellence, clean code, and testing practices to promote system reliability
  • Managed technical debt and feature development to continuously deliver user value without compromising technical quality

Preferred Qualifications

  • Backend experience with Scala, Google Cloud, Kubernetes
  • Experience developing B2C mobile products with millions of MAU
  • Experience in the consumer payments domain
More about HopperHopper is valued at $3.5bn making us the 5th most valuable travel business in the world.  We’re best known as a travel app and we just raised a further $175m from a funding round led by GPI Capital.  Our investors also include Goldman Sachs and Capital One for whom we exclusively power their travel portal.  
At Hopper, we’re on a mission to build the most customer-centric travel company on earth. We are leveraging the power that comes from combining massive amounts of data and machine learning to build the world’s fastest-growing mobile first travel marketplace - one that enables our customers to save money and travel better. It’s cheaper to purchase travel with Hopper!
Hopper’s goal is to reduce traveler anxiety throughout all stages of the trip buying process. By creating a transparent travel marketplace and unique, data-driven financial technology products focused on providing peace-of-mind, Hopper adds value along each step of the customer’s journey.  
Recognized as one of the world’s most innovative companies by Fast Company three years in a row, Hopper has been downloaded over 60 million times and sees over 1.9 million new installs per month.   Our revenue growth is up 330% versus 2020 as we continue to outperform market recovery.
Now we're laying the groundwork for continued expansion in 2021 by adding great people to our team who can help us compete with the travel giants.  Come take off with us!
Job perks/benefits: Career development
Job region(s): North America
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