Full-Time

Backend Engineer

Discovery

Posted on 5/16/2024

WhatNot

WhatNot

501-1,000 employees

Livestream shopping platform with buyer protection

Consumer Goods

Mid, Senior

Seattle, WA, USA + 5 more

Required Skills
Elixir
Python
JavaScript
Data Structures & Algorithms
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Expert at designing and building scalable and maintainable backend systems
  • Knowledge of multiple programming languages (Python, Elixir, JavaScript)
  • Excellent product instincts
  • Experience in taxonomy and/or category graph systems is a plus
  • Experience in machine learning fields is a plus
Responsibilities
  • Building scalable taxonomy and content management systems
  • Applying taxonomy and content management systems to new product features and recommendation algorithms
  • Making data-informed decisions and shipping quickly to benefit users
  • Coordinating closely with other teams
  • Mentoring others and prioritizing building inclusive, supportive teams

Whatnot, a leading U.S. livestream shopping platform, attracts employees by offering a dynamic work environment at the intersection of technology and commerce. By employing advanced livestreaming technologies and focusing on robust verification processes for both sellers and buyers, the company provides a secure and innovative marketplace. Backed by notable investors such as Andreessen Horowitz and YC Continuity, it nurtures a culture of growth and technological superiority, making it an appealing workplace for individuals looking to impact the digital commerce landscape.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$464.7M

Headquarters

Marina del Rey, California

Founded

2019

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

14%

1 year growth

60%

2 year growth

260%

Benefits

Competitive base salary and stock options

Unlimited Vacation Policy and No Meeting Holidays

Health Insurance options including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short term disability & Long term Disability

Work From Home Support

Up to $500 monthly to spend within Whatnot App

Care benefits