🚀 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, Ireland, 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 

We are looking for a strong Technical Program Manager who will work across our Infrastructure and Product teams to help with incident management and stability efforts. You will play a key role in enhancing Whatnot’s security and quality.   

  • Drive the engineering roadmap, strategy and execution of cross functional initiatives.
  • Define requirements & work with engineering, design and broader team to bring our programs to market at lightning speed.
  • Clearly communicate roadmap, progress, and insights to key teams and stakeholders.
  • Do whatever it takes to ensure the engineering team is operating effectively, unblock them and make sure they can move at a rapid pace.
  • Take ownership of any major blocker to the company’s success.
  • Drive strategic initiatives across the company as needed.

👋 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 Technical Program Manager you should have 8+ years of relevant experience, plus:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field.
  • Experience leading complex, multi-disciplinary, and highly visible technical and operational initiatives across the company.
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguous environments, identify trade-offs, and make decisions with limited information in high-pressure situations.
  • Proven ability to develop sound research methodologies and collect, synthesize, analyze, and interpret data.
  • Experienced in design, and hypothesis driven product development.
  • Entrepreneurial drive to achieve stretch goals in an innovative fast-paced environment.
  • Startup experience at a high-growth company. 

💰Compensation

For Full-Time (Salary) US-based applicants: $230,000/year to $270,000/year + benefits + equity

The salary range may be inclusive of several levels that would be applicable to the position. Final salary will be based on a number of factors including, level, relevant prior experience, skills and expertise. This range is only inclusive of base salary, not benefits (more details below) or equity.

🎁 Benefits

  • Flexible Time off Policy and Company-wide Holidays (including a spring and winter break)
  • Health Insurance options including Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Work From Home Support
    • $1,000 home office setup allowance
    • $150 monthly allowance for cell phone and internet
  • Care benefits
    • $450 monthly allowance on food
    • $500 monthly allowance for wellness
    • $5,000 annual allowance towards Childcare
    • $20,000 lifetime benefit for family planning, such as adoption or fertility expenses
  • Retirement; 401k offering for Traditional and Roth accounts in the US (employer match up to 4% of base salary) and Pension plans internationally
  • Parental Leave
    • 16 weeks of paid parental leave + one month gradual return to work *company leave allowances run concurrently with country leave requirements which take precedence.

💛 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.

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