Senior Software Engineering Manager - Back End
Posted on: September 17, 2020
Senior Manager - Back End/Engineering
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considered for the range of Engineering leadership roles we have at
Wayfair. If we think you might be a fit, a recruiter will reach out
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in more detail.
Who We Are:
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, d--cor, home
improvement, housewares and more. Partnering with Product,
Experience Design, Analytics and business leaders across Wayfair,
our Engineering teams ensure that were building technology that
solves important customer problems in elegant, scalable, measurable
Our Engineering organization includes a variety of teams solving
- Storefront: Shopping for your home can be overwhelming. Wayfair
is an extreme case - it's visited by two million people daily,
shopping across more than 14 million products. Our software
engineering teams work to make an extremely complex process
seamless for our customers. Shopping for your home should be
exciting, and we want every customer to come away feeling like
they've found the perfect item for them.
- Wayfairs Ad Tech & Customer Intelligence Engineering team
builds solutions that let Wayfair communicate with new and existing
customers effectively across advertising, email, and onsite
touchpoints. This team is at the intersection of product,
marketing, data science, and technology which allows us to be a
leader in the Ad Technology space. We are using cutting edge
intelligent systems, big data at scale, and world class ad tech to
drive phenomenal growth in a multi-billion dollar business.
- The Supply Chain teams are responsible for all of the systems
related to the physical movement of Wayfair products. Everything
from warehousing, order tracking, inventory forecasting to routing
systems and final mile delivery. This group is essential to
ensuring customers are provided with the best service experience in
e-commerce. The majority of Wayfairs business is built on repeat
customers and it is important for them to have a smooth delivery
experience to ensure they keep them coming back.
- The Sales, Service and Enterprise platforms are focused on
building and improving software that directly impacts customers,
customer service agents, sales associates, Finance, Talent
Management and external vendors. Our engineers are responsible for
all the tools and processes to support these business-critical
operations of Wayfair, along with supporting the continued
enhancement and scaling capabilities of these systems. Engineers
use data, user-centric design, machine learning, and Agile to
achieve operational excellence, fueling company growth.
What You'll Do?
- Own one of our core platform teams from end to end and
architect solutions at scale to empower the business.
- Build relationships with technical leaders and business
decision-makers to develop cross functional technology and enhance
collaboration, information sharing, decision-making, and influence
- Take operational ownership of the platform, advocating for best
practices to ensure up-time/reliability.
- Develop junior engineers and build an engaged team in addition
to a successful platform.
- Constantly re-evaluate the technology solutions by staying
ahead of industry trends and emerging technologies.
- Demonstrate strong motivation and drive to improve and develop
the existing processes to the next level.
- Be willing and ready to acquire new skills and knowledge to
develop both professionally and personally.
What youll need:
At least 7+ years of professional experience in a senior engineer
or technical lead role
- Prior experience of leading/managing Engineers for at least 4
- Proven Manager with experience in big data, streaming
technologies and/or RESTful web service development
- Driven engineering leader that can motivate creative thinkers
and roll up your sleeves when necessary
- Experience with Java and/or Python.
- Expertise in back-end or full-stack development including
object-oriented programming and large systems design.
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.
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