Software Engineer, Growth

Whatnot

Whatnot

Software Engineering, Sales & Business Development
Kraków, Poland
Posted on Friday, January 5, 2024

🚀 Whatnot

Whatnot is a livestream shopping platform and marketplace backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Y Combinator, and CapitalG. We’re building the future of ecommerce, bringing together community, shopping and entertainment. We are committed to our values, and as a remote-first team, we operate out of hubs within the US, Canada, UK, and Germany today.

We’re innovating in the fast-paced world of live auctions in categories including sports, fashion, video games, and streetwear. The platform couples rigorous seller vetting with a focus on community to create a welcoming space for buyers and sellers to share their passions with others.

And, we’re growing. Whatnot has been the fastest growing marketplace in the US over the past two years and we’re hiring forward-thinking problem solvers across all functional areas.

💻 Role

  • Growth engineers at Whatnot have big ownership and velocity in order to significantly impact the company top-line metrics. To achieve our goals, we are passionate about understanding our buyer and seller experiences and becoming experts in our business metrics.
  • We always prioritize the highest impact features and ship them quickly. As a growth engineer you will have a lot of freedom to research and find new opportunities to drive the product direction. As a result, it's a fun team to work on!
  • The breadth of projects are wide as we will work on any project necessary to grow us faster but some sample growth team projects are: livestream clipping and sharing, features to help our sellers be more successful, tools that help us acquire more sellers, along with the typical growth products like authentication, activation, email/notifications, performance marketing, and more.

👋 You

Curious about who thrives at Whatnot? We’ve found that low ego, a growth mindset, and leaning into action and high impact goes a long way here.

As our next Backend Engineer focused on Conversions, you should have 6+ years of full-time software engineering experience in high growth startups, plus:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience building scalable systems (we primarily use Python, Elixir, JavaScript).
  • Excellent product instincts. You first think about users rather than the best technical solution.
  • Proven track record of delivering features. You are known for shipping products and features lightning-fast.
  • Experience working across the stack is nice to have, but not required!

💛 EOE

Whatnot is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, parental status, disability status, or any other status protected by local law. We believe that our work is better and our company culture is improved when we encourage, support, and respect the different skills and experiences represented within our workforce.