Hiring Engineering Manager, SellerXP | Whatnot

Engineering Manager, Sellerxp


Date listed

1 month ago

Employment Type

Full time





Total Funding

$439.6 billion

Keywords: remote spring

🚀 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.

📈 Opportunity Size

Retail disruption is one of the largest opportunities in the startup space today. Livestream shopping is taking off around the world – a $300B GMV market in China that’s grown 100% YoY. Whatnot is bringing it to the world through a community-first approach, starting in the U.S. where retail is a $5T market opportunity!

💻 Role

The SellerXP team is going to be responsible for building world class experience for sellers in our community, from making their lives easier with creative tools to helping them unlock their business potential with the right tools and insights. As the founding member of the team, you will have the opportunity to define the product and technical direction for the team that affects every aspect of the app.The software team has a lot of individual responsibility and many more freedoms, so we need to hire people we can trust. Your ability to make good trade-offs and exercise good judgment is essential to us.

  • You will hire and develop engineers, and play a key role in setting and completing an ambitious roadmap for product expansion
  • Lead the development of our applications across mobile and backend systems in multi-functional teams
  • Be actively involved in strategic direction and product decisions
  • Help establish the engineering UK presence for Whatnot

👋 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.

  • You have 2+ years of engineering leadership experience (at least 2 years in a high growth environment)
  • You have a passion for the measurement and improvement of products
  • Have experience leading teams to build great user-facing mobile/web applications and backend services/APIs
  • You have guided technical decisions for complex products within a web and mobile environment
  • You have experience demonstrating your technical background and hands-on experience in solving large and complex technical problems
  • You have an eye for great products and can work with product engineers, product managers, and designers to effectively deliver them
  • You have a proven history of effectively recruiting, mentoring, and retaining high performing teams

🎁 Benefits

  • Competitive base salary and stock options
  • Unlimited Vacation Policy and Company-wide Holidays (including a spring and winter break)
  • Supplementary Private Health
  • Pension
  • Work From Home Support
    • Laptop provided by Whatnot and home office setup allowance
  • Professional Development
    • $2,000 USD annual benefit to invest in your professional development


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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