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Wayfair Staff Engineer, Post Order in Boston, Massachusetts

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Shopping for the home is often overwhelming. Wayfair is an extreme case – it’s visited by two million people daily, shopping across more than 10 million products: Home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares, and more. Our software engineering teams work hard to conceal the complexity of this experience. Every customer should come away feeling like they’ve found the perfect item for them. Shopping for the home should be exciting, and we’re the team that makes that happen.&nbsp;</span></p>

<p><strong>Who We Are:</strong></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, we make it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection of more than 14 million items across home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. Partnering with Product, Experience Design, Analytics and business leaders across Wayfair, our Engineering teams ensure that we’re building technology that solves important customer problems in elegant, scalable, measurable ways.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Home Services Post Order team is responsible for handling integrations with our Warranty, Assembly, and Installation providers and building the platform to integrate services into the Wayfair order processing pipeline. As the architect for the Home Services Post Order Platform you will have the opportunity to design and build the next version of our order platform that will enable us to easily add additional service providers to unlock improved customer experiences.&nbsp;</span></p>

<h3><strong>What You'll Do</strong></h3>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Lead technical roadmaps, design, and implementation across multiple teams of high performing engineers that will shape the future of Wayfair’s supply chain.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Actively encourage and participate in debate to form strong opinions weakly held</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Motivate and influence teams to buy into vision and roadmap, pushing individuals outside of their comfort zones where necessary</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Drive high impact architectural decisions including inception, design, and delivery</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Obsessively focus on production readiness for the team including testing, monitoring, deployment, and proactive troubleshooting</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Identify risks and gaps in product offerings that drive revenue or cost out and lead non-trivial initiatives to address those needs</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Become a technical and product subject matter expert for broader team’s focus area</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Create proposals and action plans to garner support across the organization</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Drive implementation and provide visibility to progress through short feedback loops and data-driven action</span></li>

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<h3><strong>What You’ll Need:</strong></h3>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, other Engineering discipline or Data Science, with seven (7) years’ experience in software development, or alternatively an MS with two (2) years of experience. Java experience preferred.&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Mastery in designing production systems at scale including fault tolerance, reliability, performance, and security</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Expertise in effective troubleshooting and issue resolution techniques.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Proficient with multiple server side programming languages including mastery of one language (Java, .Net, Python &amp; PHP preferred).</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Deep understanding of the end-to-end web architecture including specifics of the HTTP protocol</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Deep understanding of data processing and data pipelines.&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience with big data, streaming technologies and / or RESTful web service development preferred. </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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