Senior Software Engineer, Platform Engineering
Posted on: September 17, 2020
Sr. Software Engineer, Platform Engineering- Rust
Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through
technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers
to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection
of more than 10 million items across home furnishings, d--cor, home
improvement, housewares and more. Committed to delighting its
customers every step of the way, Wayfair is reinventing the way
people shop for their homes - from product discovery to final
On the Platform Engineering team, you will have the opportunity to
use your expertise in coding, algorithms, distributed systems and
systems design. Examples of the projects include distributed event
processing, enhancing kubernetes & istio, backend systems for
highly scalable metrics and logging infrastructure & cost
optimization. You will work in a global team, with on-premise and
cloud-based deployments in an inclusive environment.
What Youll Do:
- Build, design and contribute to software powering
infrastructure platforms with an eye towards improving reliability,
scalability, latency and efficiency
- Write high quality code in Golang or Rust.
- Work closely with software and platform teams to ensure that
the system is designed, developed and deployed using proper
analysis, design, development and testing disciplines. Identify
opportunities to improve methodologies, practices and processes of
the full software development and operational life cycle.
What Youll Need:
- 8+ years experience programming in at least one of the
following languages: Rust or Golang.
- 8+ years experience with the use of algorithms, data structures
and/or distributed systems principles.
- 8+ years experience in designing, building and maintaining
critical infrastructure in a production environment preferably in a
large scale linux/unix environment.
Who We Are: Wayfair is one of the worlds largest online
destinations for the home.
Wayfair is one of the worlds 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, were
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 youre looking for rapid
growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then youll find
that amazing career opportunities are knocking.
No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. Were 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. Thats why were 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.Apply
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