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Careers at Woot!

It's not just a job - it's paid employment.

You're tired of judging us from afar. Today you want to judge us from within! So if you think you can sell things, buy things, process things, repair things, and accomplish all those other tasks for which we require human involvement... take a look at the open positions below. If you feel lucky, qualified, and brave enough to take a giant step towards crap... click on the link below the job description and see what happens next!

PS: Employees can't buy Bags of Crap off the website. Just in case that makes you think twice about applying.

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Seattle, WA

Web Development Engineer
(Woot Services, LLC, Seattle, WA)

Woot.com is a silly deal website that pioneered the deal-a-day model and continues to offer great bargains mixed with fun writing, odd videos, and an equally fun and engaged community.  Behind all the silliness and savings, Woot is also a team of developers, designers, writers, product buyers, community moderators, and a host of other folks all dedicated to bringing customers a bit of fun and a great deal. Woot serves tens of millions of customers a year with their deals and shenanigans.

Right now, Woot is looking for a creative web development engineer to help create a revolutionary new website experience based on React. Our end goal is to deliver one of the most addicting retail experiences on the web. You'll be part of a small development team, collaborating closely with the larger website and services development teams, product managers, and design and UX experts.

The ideal candidate is passionate about new front-end technologies and has deep experience with JavaScript, React (or competing frameworks and libraries), HTML5, CSS and ES6 syntax. The candidate has consolidated experience in building complex front-end applications using React, and has demonstrated ability to understand and work with JavaScript design patterns. This position requires ability to create new complex features, optimize React code to reduce latency and code footprint, without sacrificing a great user experience. They have a strong track record of creating reliable, scalable, and high performance products requiring strong technical expertise and sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and is excited about building beautiful front-ends. This person thrives on delivering high quality technology solutions in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, test, deploy and maintain new software solutions.
  • Use software engineering best practices.
  • Work in an agile development environment, where you are always working on the most important stuff.
  • Review Code, provide guidance on best practices, and mentor junior software and web development engineers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years experience working in Javascript and Javascript libraries/frameworks like React (preferred), Angular, Vue, etc.
  • 5+ years professional web development experience
  • 5+ years developing applications for web services or applications
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
  • Experience gathering requirements, collaborating with team members, finding and implementing pragmatic solutions to problems.
  • Experience building maintainable and extensible software.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6+ years professional web development experience.
  • Strong knowledge and experience on Javascript, and JS frameworks/libraries like React (preferred), Angular or Vue.js
  • Demonstrated experience in building, and maintaining complex Javascript applications and front-ends with understanding of HTML5 and CSS.
  • Demonstrable track record as an owner: someone who can take a concept and make it real.

Woot, An Amazon Company, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran.

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Software Development Engineer II
(Woot Services, LLC, Seattle, WA)

Join Woot.com and help our curious community of deal-hunters get the stuff they buy.

Woot is a snarky daily deal website - we pioneered the deal-a-day model, and continue to offer great bargains mixed with a fun shopping experience and an engaged community. Woot is also a team of developers, designers, product buyers, community outreach, and a host of other folks all dedicated to bringing our customers an entertaining shopping experience.

We obsess about our customers as much as our customers obsess about getting one of our Bags of Crap. We use empathy, curiosity, and passion to make good on the trust customers have placed in us when they buy something and give us their money. We love solving complex problems with simple solutions. We focus not just on delivering, but on delivering the right thing for the customer, being able to maintain it, and having the proper systems in place to know when something goes wrong. Every day we seek to improve our customers' post-purchase experience, and we shape Woot's service and serverless architectural approach to meet that goal.

Responsibilities:

Woot is looking for a creative software development engineer to work on our pre-order experience. This includes everything from figuring out what deals will perform well on our website to actually listing them to notifying our customers about their availability. We want to ensure we're always putting up the best deals on the internet, and we're giving our customers - both internal and external the best way to list and shop for those deals.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Computer Science/related field OR equivalent experience
  • 3+ years professional experience in software development
  • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals, including object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Proficiency in, at least one object oriented language such as C#, C++ or Java
  • Experience crafting automated unit, integration, functional, and regression tests

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years professional experience in software development
  • Experience with distributed computing and enterprise-wide systems
  • Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs
  • Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, productive software engineers
  • Experience influencing software engineering best practices within your team
  • Experience developing RESTful APIs with ASP.NET MVC
  • Solid knowledge of database structures and tools

Woot, An Amazon Company, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran.

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Software Development Engineer I
(Woot Inc, Seattle, WA)

Curious how exactly someone defines if something is a ‘deal’ or not? Do you have a passion for working with cutting edge AWS technologies and a microservice architecture? Looking for a role that gives you big ownership in a small org?

Responsibilities:

The retail intelligence team is looking for a software development engineer to help us build one of the smartest deal pipelines on the planet. We scour the earth for the greatest products, run them through a host of different machine learning algorithms to find only the best of the best, and then throw them up on the site in a fully automated fashion. We aim to build an artificially intelligent system that can ingest new products and get them on the site in 30 minutes or less.

Join our team of retail, engineering, and product experts who obsess over delivering high-quality products to our customers. We love solving complex problems with innovative and simple solutions. We ensure that we are paying down tech debt and strive for operational excellence and a hassle-free on call. You will play a key role in implementing business-critical technologies and have great access to senior engineers who can help you learn and grow.

Ready to help build the next generation of retail?

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Computer Science/related field OR equivalent experience

  • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals, including object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis

  • Proficiency in, at least one object oriented language such as C#, C++ or Java

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years professional experience in software development

  • Experience with distributed computing and enterprise-wide systems

  • Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers

  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs

  • Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, productive software engineers

  • Experience influencing software engineering best practices within your team

  • Experience developing with AWS technologies

  • Solid knowledge of database structures and tools

Woot, An Amazon Company, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran.

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Carrollton, TX

Manager, Vendor Management (Computer/Electronics)
(Woot Inc, Carrollton, TX)

Woot is the original daily deals site, founded in 2004 and snatched up by Amazon in 2010. Originally, Woot offered just one product per day until we sold out. Today, we offer special daily deals and other limited-time offers across seven categories on the Woot website as well as sell on the Amazon platform.


We are looking for a Manager, Vendor Management to lead a product category at Woot. In addition, this person will lead high-impact projects for the Vendor Management team working with other stakeholders within Woot.

Responsibilities:

We are seeking a leader who is a passionate customer and category advocate with proven ability to negotiate complex business terms, develop and support relationships, drive results and demonstrate proficiency with business and financial analytics. You will lead a team of vendor managers and own end-to-end merchandising elements of buying, pricing, inventory management and have P&L responsibility for your category. You will mentor the team to develop strong vendor relationships, expand current vendor selection and secure new brand selection for the category by focusing on strategic holdout brands. In this role, you will be a true entrepreneur and manage all aspects of your business on a daily basis.

In addition to Vendor Management responsibilities, this person will be responsible for developing new tools for the vendor management organization and working cross functionally to provide detailed business requirements, partner with product and technology teams on testing and lead the change management of new tools. We are looking for someone who is customer obsessed and technology savvy to take our business to the next level. This role requires a high degree of ownership, ability to dive deep and root cause problems and apply high judgment to make time-sensitive decisions. This is a high visibility role that requires excellent communication skills and drive consensus with partners, manage multiple projects simultaneously and drive them to completion.

The successful candidate will:
· Be customer obsessed! We start with the customer and work backwards
· Exceed sales and profitability targets for assigned categories through effective vendor negotiations and management, close management of pricing and effectively managing inventory and markdowns
· Make data driven buying, pricing and financial decisions
· Effectively prioritize workload, focusing on deal pipeline, vendor negotiation, scheduling existing inventory, building content for sales, all while exceeding financial targets on a daily basis
· Excel in a working culture where accountability, transparency, and collaboration are the norm and where rapid deep dives into data and financial performance is a standard operating practice
· Collaborate with internal and external vendors to build and achieve input-focused plans
· Drive actionable insights from large data sets and be comfortable taking swift action on a daily basis
· Demonstrate intense bias for action. In the deals business, a new deal is shown to our customers every 24 hours so every minute matters!
· Lead prioritization and trade-offs for features and functionality required by the vendor management team by working closely with engineering, product management, and business stakeholders. Manage delivery of current products concurrently with future product planning.
· Actively identify and resolve strategic issues that may impair the team’s ability to meet strategic, financial, and technical goals
 

Basic Qualifications:

· Bachelor's degree in business, operations, merchandising or a related discipline
· 5+ years of relevant experience in vendor management, negotiations, pricing and promotion, inventory management, in the Computer/Electronics field
· 3+ years experience hiring and managing a team
· 3+ years of P&L ownership
· 3+ years of project or program management experience
· Ability to operate simultaneously and effectively in both tactical and strategic modes
· Highly polished communication skills: presenting to leadership and negotiating with vendors/leadership
· Thorough knowledge of and experience using Excel and/or Access databases

Preferred Qualifications:

· Working knowledge of SQL and Data Warehouse
· Proven experience leading cross-functional projects
· High threshold for working in an ambiguous, fast paced environment – figuring it out and adapting as you go

Woot, An Amazon Company, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran.

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Seattle, WA

Email Marketing Specialist
(Woot Inc, Seattle, WA)

Woot.com, an Amazon subsidiary, is looking for an analytical email and content marketer to drive re-engagement and conversion. Keys to success in this role are an ability to create, manage, and analyze daily email campaigns as well as use results to optimize and scale. Additionally, this position is responsible for driving placement on Amazon.com and supporting marketplace initiatives.


This role has responsibility for execution, measurement and reporting of the email channel as a whole. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of working closely across functions, strong written communication skills, as well as the ability to communicate with executive stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities:
- Targeting, content creation, and delivery of all Woot! subscription and marketing emails to customers
- Management of all ongoing lifecycle emails and push notifications
- Managing Woot’s Email Acquisition program
- Daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly KPI reporting of all CRM related channels
- Working with traffic, display and content team for delivering CRM calendar.
- Coordinating with CRM based channel owners to ensure consistent messaging across multiple platforms
- Building campaigns, testing and optimizing channels to hit internal KPI goals
- Developing updates and communication for internal stakeholders
- Continuous improvements in performance through testing

Basic Qualifications:

- 2+ year experience in email or database marketing in an e-commerce environment
- Familiarity with using email marketing tools
- Intermediate proficiency with HTML and CSS required
- Strong understanding of customer segmentation and targeting
- Strong analytical skills with a bias towards understanding customer behavior
- Strong understanding in customer lifecycle
- Strong understanding in cross channel relationships
- Ability to use excellent business judgement and an ability to think strategically
- Basic proficiency in excel

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience with push notifications
- Brand marketing experience especially in relation to direct marketing
- Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or similar field
- Ability to generate ideas and solve problems independently and consistent with Woot!’s core principles and position in the marketing segment
- Intermediate proficiency in SQL or ability to learn

Woot, An Amazon Company, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran.

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