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Hipmunk - Fullstack Engineer, AI and Chatbots Job

Hipmunk - Fullstack Engineer, AI and Chatbots Job

Hipmunk - Fullstack Engineer, AI and Chatbots Job

Date: Jul 24, 2018

City: San Francisco, CA, US, 94103

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 161092
Work Area: Software-Development Operations
Expected Travel: 0%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T2



As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

What we do

Hipmunk is the fastest, easiest way to plan travel for frequent travelers. We save millions of users time and money, by offering the most comprehensive travel search and showing the perfect flight or hotel at the cheapest price. With the recent launch of Concur Hipmunk, the company is also changing the game for small business travel, offering exclusive business travel discounts and seamless integration with Concur Expense and TripIt. There’s nothing more fun to us than taking on the big and audacious challenge of disrupting the travel industry, while dramatically changing the customer experience. And, we’re fortunate we get to do that every day—at scale!


Who we are
Acquired by SAP Concur in 2016 and based in San Francisco, CA, Hipmunk offers the best of both worlds: a start-up-like culture and independence, with the backing, infrastructure, and connections of the world’s largest provider of enterprise application software and a leader in cloud solutions. Hipmunk’s 50-person team is dynamic, passionate, and diverse. We’re focused on delivering powerful solutions to complex travel problems, while leveraging the upsides associated with a global powerhouse. We value an open, trusting, collaborative, and fun culture, allowing all of us to focus on getting stuff done quickly and to the highest of standards.


Job Description

We are looking for a Software Engineer to help us build our intelligent travel assistant, Hello Hipmunk.  We have a small, close-knit team and unusually challenging work to do! Delightfully solving users’ travel planning needs is a big problem with almost every type of technical challenge. We care deeply about building a great product and are excited by being a leading player in the rapidly emerging area of chatbots.



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Familiarity with core machine learning techniques and patterns
  • You're curious, humble, and able to learn
  • Exceptionally strong communication & interpersonal skills: you like and value people
  • You can think on your feet, are passionate about your work, have an extremely high sense of accountability, and love a huge challenge


Bonus Points

  • Experience with Python
  • Startup experience
  • Contribute to open source
  • Experience using machine learning in a production environment
  • Built applications that use Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • Can show us a chatbot you've built


Perks and benefits

We build our company with the mindset that the best way to succeed is to hire great people and enable them to do their best work. So we're high on merit and low on risk-avoiding processes. We’re a tight-knit team who likes to hang out and have fun together. We have regular team off-sites and company happy hours once a month. We foster an environment of personal growth and learning and genuinely care about your well being. With a dog-friendly SOMA office, shared with our sister company, TripIt, we care about Fido’s well-being too! We offer very competitive salaries; medical/dental/life/disability insurance; transportation FSA; matching 401(k); a stock purchase plan; performance bonuses; training and career development pathways; and, catered lunches four days/week, with a kitchen stocked full of snacks and drinks. 


To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: or , APJ: , EMEA: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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