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Staff Back-End Engineer - Airline Transportation



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

The backend services this role will build serves customers across the globe. You will get to work with a highly motivated team pushing features at a fast clip. The services are going to be mission critical for our users to pay, book and expense their trips within seconds. The role will support a highly reliable and resilient application. You will be part of continuously improving culture that values craftsmanship and developer productivity.

What You'll Do:

  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring to other engineers on the team
  • Contribute and drive frameworks that lead to significant user experience improvements
  • Assist the team in understanding and adopting new technologies
  • Problem solving and improving existing system

What We're Looking For:

  • 7-10 years or equivalent quality experience, preferably in startup environments
  • In-depth experience with Java and Spring Framework
  • Strong programming skills and CS fundamentals
  • Deep architecture and API design skills to build core services and new product features
  • Experience with large-scale distributed systems serving developers and/or end users
  • Ability to be a innovative problem solver that can turn ambiguous problem spaces into clear solutions, and comfort with new technology and thinking outside the box to develop and implement solutions
  • Ability to influence without authority, working with technical and cross-functional teams who do not report into this role
  • Experience with airline and/or travel solving is a must
  • Ability to deliver features on your own
  • Strong sense of ownership demonstrated through shipping production-quality code equipped with testing, monitoring and documentation
  • Excellent communication skills working with stakeholders and domain experts across the company to design solutions to user problems
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with Hibernate or similar ORM technologies is a plus
  • Experience with AWS and/or distributed systems is a plus
The posted pay range represents the anticipated low and high end of the compensation for this position and is subject to change based on business need. To determine a successful candidate’s starting pay, we carefully consider a variety of factors, including primary work location, an evaluation of the candidate’s skills and experience, market demands, and internal parity.

For roles with on-target-earnings (OTE), the pay range includes both base salary and target incentive compensation. Target incentive compensation for some roles may include a ramping draw period. Compensation is higher for those who exceed targets. Candidates may receive more information from the recruiter.
Pay Range
$146,250$255,000 USD