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Lead Engineer

Role Responsibilities

Roadtrippers is looking for creative problem solvers to help us write code that simplifies the complexities of travel planning and discovery at scale.  As a Lead Engineer for the Trip Planner team, you will work with other developers as well as our business, content, and design teams to enhance the user experience of Roadtrippers.   This includes both scalable backend services as well as full featured front ends.  You will have a player/coach role, contributing code half the time and helping the rest of your team succeed the other half.  

Join us to empower the world's travelers and travel companies!


  • A love of travel, especially road travel!  RV'ing a plus!
  • At least two years experience sharing expertise and fostering team member growth through documentation and mentorship.
  • Experience with modern full stack web development and versatility across client, server and database
  • Strong proficiency in a programming language, thorough documentation, and testing practices
  • Familiarity using Git and Linux command line to support well structured deploys
  • Our tech stack includes: Ruby on Rails, React, Mapbox, PostgreSQL, PostGIS, Elasticsearch, Redis, AWS, and Ansible.  Experience is highly beneficial, but not required.


About Roadtrippers

Roadtrippers is a rapidly growing team, recently acquired by TH2, a Thor/THL joint venture.  On the Roadtrippers platform, travelers can seamlessly discover, plan, and book their next trip all in one place. Using its database of millions of diners, national parks, museums, hotels and more, Roadtrippers is the ultimate road trip companion, generating unprecedented insight into audience and regional travel intent, patterns, and behaviors.

Roadtrippers headquarters is located in the historic Over-the-Rhine district in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Team Benefits

Lunches and snacks
Drinks, kegs, and snacks available in the office. Team lunches on Tuesdays.

Unlimited vacation
This is a partnership of people that want to build something great. We trust you to pull your own weight and manage your own time.

Team led task management
Everyone on the team gets to decide what we work on to achieve our goals. We work in small, self-organized teams who determine the best tactics to support the vision and strategy set by leadership.

Path to the top
We operate on merit. If you consistently work hard and improve your own knowledge set, there is no position that isn't open to you.

Great healthcare
We pride ourselves on offering a multitude of healthcare options for you and your family, including healthcare (PPO & HDHP), dental, vision and more. We absorb the majority of the costs which means a much higher take-home pay for you.

Highly competitive salary
We are in the same range as everyone else in town, plus all the benefits.

The tools for your job
A computer and all of the software you need to be successful in your role.

Note: We do not work with external recruiters or placing agencies, so please don't contact us.

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