Android Engineer – Payments | Whatnot | Remote (Ireland, Poland)

Android Engineer – Payments | Whatnot | Remote (Ireland, Poland)

Application ends: August 9, 2024
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Job Description

🚀 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, and as a remote-first team, we operate out of hubs within the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, and Germany today.

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

The Payments team at Whatnot are globally responsible for creating each order, gathering every payment from customers across multiple local and global payment methods, convenient and reliable seller payouts, taxes, customs, returns, refunds and more. We are deeply connected with the foundations of our business and unlock tremendous growth while creating exciting new ways for our users to transact.

We’re looking for an experienced Android developer with a proven track record for building slick UIs that people love. Whatnot is growing very rapidly, so you must be able to cope with the pressure that comes with a high-growth environment and be open to wearing multiple hats.

  • Build intuitive payments and payouts user interfaces from the ground up for every buyer and seller globally.
  • Create modifiable, maintainable, and well-tested code.
  • Work closely with Engineering, Product and Design on multiple P0 company priorities which move the most critical business metrics. 
  • Contribute to the core Android product and make Whatnot on Android world-class. 
  • 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.

👋 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.

As our next Android engineer on Payments, you should have 5+ years of full-time software engineering experience in high growth startups, plus:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years of experience writing Android apps.
  • Expert in Kotlin.
  • 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.
  • Startup experience at a high-growth company preferred.

💛 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.