🚀 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, whether working remotely or from one of our offices. We are building a team that has experience from top tech, retail and payments platforms in the world.

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

You will have the opportunity to shape the future of live shopping alongside our senior software engineers. Paired with a manager and a mentor, you will lead mission critical projects that support our exponential growth and influence the long term evolution of Whatnot’s technology.

You will work in cross-functional multidisciplinary teams enabling you to directly impact the direction of our platform. Your design, code, and ideas will contribute to solving some of the most complex technical challenges we face today and define future engineering initiatives. 

Some sample projects you might work on are: 

  • Delivering new features for users in our live streams
  • Building systems at scale that help us deliver a high-trust marketplace experience.
  • Improving Developer Experience by building tools and core libraries.
  • Supporting Chaos Engineering tests and preparing tools for them.
  • Improving observability of our platform. 
  • Executing architectural changes to improve resilience and reduce costs

👋 You

  • Graduating this summer with a CS or Software Engineering degree
  • Previous internship experience
  • Problem solver and out-of-the-box thinker
  • Willing to take risks and build product and systems for 1M+ users 

💛 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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