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Rails Software Engineer

  • Software Development
  • Full-time
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • 140K 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 a software engineer to make our product amazing.

About the role:

Title: Rails Software Engineer

✅ Salary: 140k base | Equity .05% / 60k Equity Package with four year vest
❤️ Unlimited PTO, Health, Vision, and Dental coverage
📍 Brooklyn, NY You’ll be working in our beautiful office building in front of Domino park, facing the East river.
🥙 Daily $20 lunch, $25 dinner Uber credits
💪 State of the art gym access in beautiful office building

This role will be a backend software engineer that reports directly to the CTO. As a backend software engineer, you will be specifically responsible for building product features. You will work directly with a frontend engineer and be responsible for making our product intuitive and beautiful. Working side by side with our product team, you will take problems and craft elegant solutions that enhance user flows. You will also work closely with our customer experience team and growth team to build internal tools.

Who you are:

  • You excel as an effective communicator, capable of articulating complex ideas in a clear and accessible manner. You prioritize regular updates and always go the extra mile to enhance the quality of both your spoken and written communications.

  • You are able to consistently make high impact decisions at every turn that take into consideration product, sales, and the customer point of view.

  • You operate with a sense of extreme urgency and unparalleled initiative. In a startup environment where processes are not yet established, you take the lead in determining your own course of action, willing to overcome any obstacles that stand in your way.

  • You know what a beautiful product looks and feels like and you are capable of delivering that value.

  • You have a strong understanding of APIs and what good Rails code looks like. You can work directly with frontend engineers to unblock them and create easily consumable endpoints.


  • Build out internal tools for our customer experience team

  • Collaborate with the product team to address user pain points

  • Improve existing features by making the user experience smoother

  • Work with our frontend engineering team to unblock them

  • Assist the growth team in unlocking new growth opportunities

  • Maintain high standards of communication and task organization

  • Engage in PR reviews in the backend Rails repository

  • Throughly test all your code


  • 5+ years of working in a production Ruby on Rails codebase

  • Experience with GraphQL

  • Experience with RSpec

  • Experience with React

  • You understand our users and our product

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