Whatnot

A live stream platform and marketplace.

Android Engineer at Whatnot

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

About Whatnot

Whatnot is a Livestream shopping and community marketplace where you can geek out with collectors and other like-minded people. Whatnot is backed by some of the industry’s best venture capital investors, including Andreessen Horowitz and Y Combinator. If enabling creators to make a living off their passion and building the future of e-commerce gets you excited, please reach out!

Whatnot is rewriting our React Native application to native Android and iOS, and we’re looking for the best talent to help us get there! You’ll be tasked with migrating existing features to the native app as well as building new features and enhancing our current product.

Job Description

Whatnot is rewriting our React Native application to native Android and iOS, and we’re looking for the best talent to help us get there! You’ll be tasked with migrating existing features to the native app as well as building new features and enhancing our current product.

The Role

  • Write well-tested, high-quality code
  • Wear your product hat. Whatnot operates without a product team, giving engineering full reign of the product
  • Work closely with the backend and iOS developers, data science, and the design team

Qualifications

  • Experience with native android application development
  • Experience writing readable, maintainable, and scalable code
  • Strong attention to detail. Without a product team, it’s up to us to craft the best experience possible
  • Constantly strives to push yourself and the team forward through technical and intellectual rigor

Bonus Requirements

  • Kotlin (with multiplatform), Coroutines/Flow, Dagger, Conductor
  • GraphQL
  • Unit + Snapshot testing

Compensation:  Full-time and benefits (top-quality healthcare benefits, generous parental leave, flexible vacation policy, highly competitive compensation, equity)    

NOTE: If you are a recruiter or work for a recruiting agency please do not contact us about this job. We will ignore you and it will be a waste of your time. Thank you for your understanding.

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