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Wayfair Product Manager, Advertising Platform in Boston, Massachusetts

<h3>Who We Are:</h3>

<p>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 15 million items across home furnishings, decor, home improvement, housewares, and more. Suppliers are crucial partners in enabling Wayfair’s mission. Within Global Supplier Technology (GST), the Supplier Advertising team, owns the strategy, design, engineering, go to market, and analytics of Wayfair’s Supplier Advertising offerings, a key part of Wayfair’s growth trajectory.</p>

<p>At Wayfair, Advertising empowers suppliers to boost visibility of their products and brands on our platform. One of the biggest growth drivers for advertising will be enabling tens of thousands of suppliers to set up and run effective ad campaigns regardless of their prior advertising know-how. The Supplier Advertising Platform Capabilities team is responsible for the services that will help our ad marketplace scale with that growth.&nbsp;</p>

<p>As the Product Manager in this space, you will be responsible for the tooling, clients, and systems that power our high-volume, low-latency advertising auctions and machine learning models. That includes candidate generation, spend pacing and targeting controls, and auction health measurement to provide insights to internal users and advertisers on how to make their campaigns more effective.</p>

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

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<li>Partner with senior business and technology leaders to identify, understand, and solve the biggest technical challenges facing our growth trajectory.</li>

<li>Define the vision for candidate generation and auction health telemetry that will help internal and external users grow the ads business to 3x and beyond</li>

<li>Define product requirements in collaboration with cross-functional and cross-department teams, including the advertiser experience, ad serving, and yield optimization teams.</li>

<li>Advocate for advertiser needs and equip leaders across business and technology with the necessary tools and visibility to grow the advertising business.</li>

<li>Partner with engineering, partner product teams, data science / machine learning, economics, analytics, and others to identify platform needs and pain points to inform the vision and roadmap for ad platforms.</li>

<li>Partner with the engineering team to drive timely and smooth execution by performing sprint rituals like grooming, planning and retrospective.</li>

<li>Drive go to market for your products in partnership with internal or external stakeholders.</li>

<li>Build and maintain product roadmap along with constantly monitoring the success and measuring the impact of your products/features.</li>

<li>Influence the evolution of Wayfair's strategy for advertising offerings.&nbsp;</li>

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<h3>What You'll Need:</h3>

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<li>3-5 years building software products or infrastructure at scale with measurable impact and ideally across multiple platforms or workstreams.</li>

<li>Experience with advertising is preferred.&nbsp;</li>

<li>Track record of effectively partnering with engineering and data science to build high-impact, technical products with an ability to understand and push on system architecture to improve the product.</li>

<li>A high degree of technical fluency, with familiarity building technical platforms operating at scale in large engineering organizations using modern software development tools (orchestration engines, top-tier programming languages, SQL vs. NoSQL databases, API technologies, event-streaming, etc.)</li>

<li>Ability to keep up in highly technical conversations, with experience leading technical products and ability to think and act both tactically and strategically, with experience leading cross-team initiatives.</li>

<li>A customer-centric mindset with a strong ability to conduct rigorous customer (internal or external) interviews and convey the "why" behind technical decisions.&nbsp;</li>

<li>Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills, with a proven ability to dive deep into data and produce actionable insights.</li>

<li>Ability to work with and influence partner teams (Senior Manager +) across various functional areas.</li>

</ul><div class="content-conclusion"><p><strong>Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities</strong></p>

<p>Wayfair is fully committed to providing equal opportunities for all individuals, including individuals with disabilities. As part of this commitment, Wayfair will make reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified individuals with disabilities, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on business operations. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, please let us know by completing our&nbsp;<a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ElBqKaQYGR9j0NiQHQYCGbHkqKqN746Nk62pI32IyLU" target="_blank">Accomodations for Applicants form</a>.</p>

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<div class="p-richtextsection">For more information about applying for a career at Wayfair, visit our <a href="https://www.aboutwayfair.com/careers/careers-faq" target="_blank">FAQ page here</a>.&nbsp;</div>

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<p><strong>About Wayfair Inc.</strong><br>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, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic.</p>

<p>We are interested in retaining your data for a period of 12 months to consider you for suitable positions within Wayfair. Your personal data is processed in accordance with our Candidate Privacy Notice (which can found here: https://www.wayfair.com/careers/privacy). If you have any questions regarding our processing of your personal data, please contact us at dataprotectionofficer@wayfair.com. If you would rather not have us retain your data please contact us anytime at dataprotectionofficer@wayfair.com.&nbsp;</p></div>

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