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Wayfair Senior Engineer, Physical Retail in Boston, Massachusetts

<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.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Physical Retail Engineering Team is looking for skilled engineers to bring our world class e-commerce experience to our customers who still prefer sitting on their couches first. This team is responsible for a wide gamut of data services, physical devices and omni-channel experiences.</span></p>

<p><strong>What You’ll Do:</strong></p>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll be responsible for leading technical roadmaps, design, and implementation within a team of high performing engineers that will shape the future of omni-channel.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Propose and own initiatives from start to finish while balancing various technical trade offs including speed to delivery, maintainability, system performance and others.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Become a core member of engineering by contributing to code reviews, the RFC process and architecture reviews.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Mentor new hires and fellow engineers to, well, make better engineers!&nbsp; Tech talks, hackdays, pair programming - any method really.&nbsp; Teaching and developing your team is very important to us at Wayfair.</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;">Experience as a full stack, full lifecycle software engineer with deep understanding of a modern programming language (such as Python, Java, JavaScript, PHP, C#).</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Passion for leading large cross-cutting technical initiatives while becoming a trusted expert in your space.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Deep expertise in gathering requirements from business stakeholders and deriving software requirements.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Commitment to great engineering practices and achieving operational excellence through engineering excellence and automation</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience mentoring engineers and leading code reviews.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Proficient in designing systems at scale, managing relational databases and developing integrations for both internal and external partners.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively with engineers, product managers, and business stakeholders alike.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Skilled in the way of effective troubleshooting, debugging and issue resolution techniques.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">3+ Years of experience as a team/technical lead with 5+ years in web and distributed system development.</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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