Senior Backend Engineer

San Francisco, CA, United States, Silicon Valley, CA, United States • $170k - $200k


Role Locations

  • San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States


$170k - $200k


501+ people


1501 Page Mill Rd Bldg 1
Palo Alto, CA, 94304-1126, US

Tech Stack

  • Java
  • Spring MVC
  • JavaScript
  • Angular.js
  • AWS
  • Git
  • Android
  • iOS Development

Role Description

We are looking for a Senior Java Backend Engineer to join our San Francisco team. This is a very unique role which combines the small team feeling of a startup, with the perks, opportunity size and impact of a big company. We are building the next big thing, from scratch, as an independent startup but all within the hypergrowth context of the company.

We are looking for an engineer who possesses a passion for pushing web technologies to the limits. This engineer will work with our team of talented engineers to design and build the next generation of our web applications. The backend engineer will work closely with other app development and technical teams and will design and implement backend features and JSON REST APIs using Java, Spring and Hibernate.


Designing and implementing APIs and core services in Java using Spring and Hibernate

Developing models and business logic

Building out newly enabled product features

Own features or functional areas. Ensure the quality of the features you built, follow-up on usage/issues post release.

Quickly implement and iterate on new and innovative ideas

Collaborate with product team, designers and other engineers


BS in Computer Science, Engineering or related technical field

Excellent in Java (5+ years professional experience)

Experience designing and building REST APIs for single page web or mobile consumer facing applications

Experience with Spring Framework (2+ years).

Experience with Hibernate or similar ORM technologies (2+ years)

Experience with domain object modelling

Experience building Java services for systems at scale

Experience working with Java concurrency

Experience with SQL and relational databases

Worked collaboratively on a software development team

Experience building backend for consumer facing products, e-commerce or financial systems.

Experience working for startups strongly desired

Additional Awesomeness:

Experience with Couchbase, Apache CXF

Experience building travel booking applications

About TripActions

TripActions is the fastest-growing global business travel platform loved by the world’s most innovative companies. We are an end-to-end travel platform making business travel as easy and delightful as possible for road warriors. With 97% traveler satisfaction, learn more about why innovative customers across various industries, including Dropbox, Lyft, Sara Lee Frozen Bakery, Stella & Dot and the ACLU trust TripActions to support their business travel at

Company Culture

As we grow rapidly (averaging 700% YoY!), we want to continue to focus on what’s most important –– our people. We do this by prioritizing our culture as a core part of our business.

Our company values: It’s about the user –– all of them Challenge the status quo Do the smart thing Always raise the bar Focus on what actually matters We grow with direct and thoughtful feedback

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