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Wayfair Senior Software Engineer, Sales Engineering in Boston, Massachusetts

<p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">By applying to this position, your application is automatically 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 to learn more about your background and discuss relevant positions in more detail.</span></em></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;">Our Engineering organization includes a variety of teams solving interesting problems:</span></p>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">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 </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">data, user-centric design, machine learning, and Agile to achieve operational excellence, fueling company growth.&nbsp;</span></li>

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<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 will actively work alongside other engineers to work on highly technical projects and deliver high quality contributions to the codebase</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Motivate and influence teams to buy into team vision and quarterly 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;">Identify risks and gaps in technical approaches to meet team and project goals.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Be externally recognized as credible technical and product subject matter expert for broader team’s focus area</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Provide visibility into team results and bottlenecks, and drive data-driven action plans</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Work within an Agile culture to foster continuous improvement at the team and departmental level</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;">Mastery in cross-functional consensus building and influencing without given authority</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Proven success in mentoring junior engineers to improve standards and reduce defects in dynamic environments</span></li>

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

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Successful background 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 with a modern programming language (such as Python, Java, JavaScript, PHP, C#, Scala, GO, or others)</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Mastery of writing SQL queries against a relational database</span></li>

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<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p><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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