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Wayfair Associate Director of Product Management, Search Technologies in Boston, Massachusetts

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">At Wayfair, our Product Management team is responsible for driving the vision and execution necessary to delight customers and deliver results. We are organized into small, fully-empowered teams that combine the speed and agility of a startup with the firepower of a $14 billion company growing at 55% a year.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Product Managers on the Search Technologies team are working to create the world’s most powerful and effective Search engine for homegoods. Our systems leverage Wayfair’s extensive customer and product data to deliver trusted and valuable search results in real time using custom machine learning models. This happens for each of the 3.5M searches a day that span a catalog of more than 20M products.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">As the CEO of your product, you must have a strong bias for action, be a consummate communicator, be extremely curious, and be willing to fill gaps where necessary to get the job done. You will be asked to break down complex problems and back up your recommendations with quantitative and qualitative reasoning. You will play a central role in organizing and communicating the efforts of a cross-functional team consisting of Engineers, Product Managers, Site Merchandisers, Analysts, Data Scientists, and Designers.</span></p>

<p><strong>What You'll Do</strong></p>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Identify, develop, and deliver results by improving Wayfair’s core Search capabilities</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Lead a cross functional team of engineers, data scientists, and analysts to build, test, and deploy state of the art solutions using a large and growing dataset</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborate with stakeholders across Wayfair to identify opportunities and deliver meaningful outcomes through improved Search</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Build and own an extensive product roadmap. Manage products across the full product development lifecycle</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Be the primary product manager for one or more engineering teams</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Set product objectives and key results.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Define, monitor, and communicate KPIs for your product area</span></li>

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<p><strong>What You'll Need</strong></p>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">8+ years of product experience with a history of successful delivery&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Preferred experience with Search Technologies (i.e. ElasticSearch or Solr), building and running highly available services at scale</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Demonstrated ability to build, prioritize and communicate a product roadmap&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Direct experience working with data scientists and familiarity with machine learning and natural language processing</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Proven ability to make data driven decisions and a familiarity with A/B testing.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Proven ability to manage and communicate to a diverse set of stakeholders including both technical and non-technical audiences.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Positive, people-oriented, and energetic attitude</span></li>

</ul><div class="content-conclusion"><p><strong>About Wayfair Inc.</strong></p>

<p>Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.</p>

<p>No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.</p></div>

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