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Senior Software Engineer, Apps - Whop

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Job Title
Senior Software Engineer, Apps
Job Location
Brooklyn, New York or Remote
Job Description

About Whop

Whop is building one end-to-end platform to service the internet economy. Millions of people are building new products that they are selling guerrilla style on social media and on forums throughout the internet. Whop offers these sellers a sleek storefront that can accept payments, seamlessly deliver digital products, and attract new customers who visit our marketplace. We currently handle over $250M+ in yearly payments with thousands of active sellers. Our mission is to make everyone an internet entrepreneur.

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About the role

✅ $200K target salary and a competitive equity package
❤️ Unlimited PTO, Health, Vision, and Dental coverage
📍 Brooklyn, New York | Check out our office here
🥙 Daily $20 lunch, $25 dinner Uber credits
💪 State of the art gym access
💻 Latest 16 inch Macbook Pro

This role is a Senior Product Engineer who reports to the VPE and works directly with our apps team. As a Senior Product Engineer on our apps team, you will be responsible for building out end to end fullstack web apps on Whop.


What does the role look like?

The apps team boasts perhaps the most energetic and fun engineering roles at Whop. As a Senior Software Engineer on the apps team, you will have significant responsibility over building apps end to end. You will work directly with our design, product, and growth teams to deeply understand what is being built from the beginning of the design phase. You are expected to be highly opinionated and passionate about all aspects of user experience and product. At the same time, you can actually bring highly complex products to life – through code. At Whop, we organize our apps team in pods – each pod is responsible for a vertical and includes engineers, product designers, and members of our growth team. As a Senior Software Engineer on the apps team, you need to be highly capable of communicating with other engineers to complete your initiatives with quality and urgency. You are expected to spec and ticket projects from what needs to be designed all the way to what URL a page or flow will live on.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you must be able to own a large area of our product and keep relevant stakeholders informed through frequent updates and check-ins. You should be capable of owning an 8 week roadmap for your domain, preparing tickets for sprints, reporting KPIs during bi-weekly meetings, and interviewing candidates as we scale the engineering team. 

Your first 90 days will look like the following:

  • Within 30 days, you will understand our product, codebase, design process, and all key stakeholders who you will be working with.
  • Within 60 days, you will be well underway on your first project. You will have worked closely with the product team to create a clear plan of attack and designs are well underway. An example of a project you would be spearheading on the seller side is adding a quizzes feature to our new courses app, or building a timeline feed where sports bettors can post their picks.
  • Within 90 days, your first project will be in production.

Who you are

You understand the difference between an excellent product and a mediocre product. You are ruthless, don’t let anyone stand in your way, and are highly opinionated. At the same time, you can admit when you are wrong and will throw your full support behind more sound logic. You are someone who loves programming. You see elegant solutions to everyday problems in the lines of code you write and love to build things from 0-1. You have a sharp eye for detail and are straightforward with your feedback towards others. You don’t leave a room until all loose ends are tied up and everyone is clear on next steps.

You’re someone who wants to join a startup that is passionate about helping entrepreneurs grow and thrive. The company is growing 10x YoY and you’re someone who can move with urgency, take initiative, and do whatever it takes to win.

Qualifications

  • 4+ years of Javascript experience
  • 4+ years of full stack development
  • 4+ years of SQL experience
  • Individually impacted core product of a highly used application
  • Experience working 1-1 with designers
  • Successfully led a reasonable sized project with a group of 4+ engineers
  • Ability to create and communicate alignment with product, engineering, and growth team members

Nice to haves

  • Experience with NextJS
  • Interest in trading, sports, and online learning platforms.

We look forward to hearing from you!

At Whop, we’re looking for people who are resourceful, competitive, and gritty. You’re encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn’t precisely match the job description. We welcome those who are passionate about their craft and want to work hard to build a world class product with us that will enable anyone and everyone to become an internet entrepreneur.

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Whop Headquarters Location

, KY

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Whop Company Size

Between 10 - 20 employees

Whop Founded Year

2020

Whop Funding Rounds

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