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Software Engineer - Ads Engineering

| Greater Boston Area

A stellar opportunity to have massive impact: join the rapidly growing team at a company continually redefining how people travel. As Software Engineer, you will be responsible for implementing many of the innovative features we’ll be working on, whether collaborating with our outstanding design and product team or helping our data science group work on the bleeding-edge to personalize travel for our ever expanding population of members.

In this role, you will:

  • Help deploy a multi-million dollar marketing budget to generate millions of installs every month for an app loved and used by travelers around the world.
  • Build and improve the Hopper Ads Engine, built on top of Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Pinterest marketing APIs and our internal Flight Deals API.
  • Create, optimize and scale user acquisition campaigns on 10+ different channels, from Facebook, Snapchat, Pandora, influencers and TV ads.
  • Uncover growth and optimization opportunities.
  • Collaborate with people across technology as we scale Hopper’s business.

A perfect candidate has:

  • 2+ years of experience with general-purpose languages like Python, Ruby or JavaScript and experience with databases
  • Collaborated with others to solve tough technical and product problems
  • Experience with analytics and tracking tools
  • The ability to work with minimal guidance, be proactive and to handle uncertainty, ambiguity and the challenge of quickly evolving goals
  • Interest in the travel industry and startups; you should be comfortable working in a small team and a fast-paced environment

About the team

Our engineering team cares deeply about the growth and success of Hopper, and tries to deliver the best possible experience we can to our more than 35 million users. Work on an award winning product that our customers love and continue to find exceptionally useful in a market and space that is continually growing every year.

About Hopper

At Hopper, we’re on a mission to make booking travel faster, easier, and more transparent. We are leveraging the power that comes from combining massive amounts of data and machine learning to build the world’s fastest-growing travel app -- one that enables our customers to save money and travel more. With over $235M CAD in funding from leading investors in both Canada and the US, Hopper is primed to continue its path toward becoming the go-to way to book travel as the world continues its shift to mobile.

Recognized as the fastest-growing travel app by Forbes and one of the world’s most innovative companies by Fast Company two years in a row, Hopper has been downloaded over 35 million times and has helped travelers plan over 100 million trips and counting. The app has received high praise in the form of mobile accolades such as the Google Play Award for Standout Startup of 2016 and Apple’s App Store Best of 2015.

Take off with us!

Benefits

  • Une startup bien financée et établie avec de grandes ambitions, un salaire compétitif et des options sur actions.
  • Une équipe dynamique et entrepreneuriale qui repousse chaque jour ses limites.
  • Plans d’assurance médicale, dentaire, ophtalmique, invalidité et vie à 100% couvertes par l’employeur.
  • Accès à un 401k (Boston) ou à un régime d’épargne-retraite (Montréal).
  • Un accès facile aux bureaux avec une passe de transports en commun remboursée ou une passe de stationnement.
  • Une carte d’identité d’agent de voyages IATA pour des rabais dans l’industrie des voyages.
  • Une cuisine toute équipée avec : café/thé, bière, bagels et collations (saines et moins saines).
  • Lunchs d’équipe, activités extérieures et plus encore !
  • À Cambridge, vous travaillerez dans une ancienne usine près de Kendall Square; à Montreal, vous travaillerez dans un loft d’artiste dans le Mile End.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • HBaseDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

275 Third Street, Cambridge, MA 02142

What are Hopper Perks + Benefits

Hopper Benefits Overview

Stay healthy
Full medical, dental, and vision benefits. Life insurance. Long and short-term disability plans. All on us.

Get paid
Competitive salary. Company stock options. Commuter benefits. 401(k) and RSP retirement savings plan.

We take food seriously
Catered lunches, Montreal bagels, kombucha on tap, craft beer, endless snacks, espresso machine

Learn something new
At-work French classes, book clubs, board game nights, forensic Fridays, lunchtime debates, table time

Be yourself
Casual work environment, loft-like workspaces, slack channels for every interest group

Take off
Flexible work schedule and vacation plan. Emergency travel assistance. IATA card.

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Acme employees can contribute up to $2000 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Hopper's health insurance policy covers up to 100% of out of pocket expenses - plus we reimburse anything payed into the deductible!
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
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