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Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer

  • Software Development
  • Full-time
  • New York, NY
  • 190K - 250K USD a year

About Whop:

Whop is building a 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 gives these sellers a sleek storefront that can accept payments, seamlessly deliver digital products, and attract new customers visiting our marketplace. We currently handle over $100M+ in yearly payments with thousands of active merchants. To further our important mission of helping everyone start internet businesses, we are looking for an experienced senior engineer to help lead and grow a team. This role will oversee the major architectural changes, sprint planning, as well as aid in core infrastructure improvements and enhancements. You will lead us into our services based architecture to build scalable solutions that allow Whop to grow 10 fold.

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About the role:

Title: Senior Software Engineer

Salary: $190K - $250K | Equity: 0.1% - 0.3%

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Meals: Paid for lunch and dinner of your choice everyday

Gym: State of the art gym access in beautiful office building

The role is broad in scope and requires the ability to switch contexts without losing sight of the most important objectives.

Who you are

  • You love high level architecture and debating implementations.

  • You are hard working, relentless, and understand that building something great takes grit.

  • You are exceptionally organized and efficient. You geek out over the latest technical implementations.

  • You love getting under the hood. You can dig into details, learn from mistakes, and figure out the underlying reasons for bad and good outcomes.

  • You love solving unsolved problems that are incredibly difficult.

  • You have built a service driven architecture and understand all the complexities that come with it.

If this sounds like you regardless of your background, we’d love to hear from you.


  • Build feature from scratch with new implementations on our GraphQL infrastructure.

  • Optimize queries hitting our database.

  • Improve developer experience and onboarding for new developers joining our team.

  • Build scalable solutions on “how to” do things from a product standpoint.


  • 4+ years working with Ruby professionally


  • Ruby on Rails

  • GraphQL

  • PostgreSQL

  • Redis

  • Heroku

  • Next.js

  • Notion, Slack, GitHub

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