Whatnot

A live stream platform and marketplace.

iOS Engineer at Whatnot

Location
Los Angeles, CA
Job Type
Full-time
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About the role

The Role

As an iOS engineer, you will be responsible rewriting our app from React Native to native iOS using swift. We're looking for a capable iOS engineer with a proven track record for building slick UI's that people love. Whatnot is growing very rapidly, so you must be able to deal with the pressure/growth that comes with a high-growth environment. You will be working in a high-growth startup, wearing multiple hats.

The software team has a lot of individual responsibility and a lot more freedoms, so we need to hire people we can trust. Your ability to make good trade-offs and exercise good judgment is particularly important to us.

Responsibilities

  • Build intuitive user interfaces from the ground up.
  • Create modifiable, maintainable, and well-tested code.
  • Investigate and solve issues with bugs and data inconsistencies.
  • Improve the availability and performance of current systems.
  • Work with the engineering team to define implementation strategy, define overall requirements, and redefine a product, if needed.

Requirements

  • 3+ years of software engineering experience.
  • 2+ years of experience writing iOS apps
  • Expert in Swift or Objective C
  • You are known for ship lightning fast, making good trade-off decisions.
  • Excellent communication/writing skills.
  • Self-starter. You will be able to hit the ground running with little direction.

Bonus

  • Startup experience at a high-growth company.
  • Integrating Live Video Streaming with the app
  • Can also build Android Apps
  • Backend development experience in languages such as Python, Elixir.
  • GraphQL/Apollo experience

Compensation

Full-time and benefits (top-quality healthcare benefits, generous parental leave, unlimited vacation policy, lunch, internet & cell phone expensed, highly competitive compensation, equity)

Why you should join Whatnot

Whatnot is a community marketplace where you can buy, sell, go live and geek out with collectors and other like-minded people. Today’s online marketplaces are neither safe nor fun -- they’re full of counterfeits, and you shop by endlessly scrolling through listings. Whatnot verifies every item sold and provides a fun social shopping experience to enjoy with friends and community members.

Whatnot is backed by some of the industry’s best venture capital investors, including Y Combinator, Scribble.vc, Liquid 2 Ventures, Wonder Ventures & Andressan Horowitz