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Wayfair Staff Software Engineer - Network Capacity  in Boston, Massachusetts

<h3><strong>Job Title: </strong><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;Staff Software Engineer,</span></em><strong> </strong><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Network Capacity&nbsp;</span></em></h3>

<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;">The Network Capacity team builds the platform services that optimize the utilization of resources within the Wayfair global network.&nbsp; By collecting and monitoring real time metrics from the fulfilment centers and transportation systems, the platform dynamically influences how orders are fulfilled, ensuring that network resources are utilized to their full potential to provide optimal speed for our customers.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p>

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<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Network Capacity platform is the hub that integrates data from all areas of the Wayfair global network, providing a centralized location for visibility and improvement of the network flow.</span></p>

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<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We utilize Python and Java as the primary programming languages, Kafka and PubSub for data streaming, REST and GRAPH QL for APIs and other supporting technologies on Google Cloud platform.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p>

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<p><strong>What You Will Do:</strong></p>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Provide technical leadership for a team of 20+ software engineers responsible for building the Network Capacity platform services and applications.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Develop deep domain expertise and partner closely with operation stakeholders to create technical services that improve visibility and flow of products through the Wayfair global network.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Architect and implement robust, well-tested services. Provide technical design and code reviews for peers within your team and across the broader Availability and Speed org.&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Provide insights into opportunity areas for the platform, influencing priorities and team roadmaps in close partnership with Engineering and Product leadership.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Identify and implement new tools, technologies, and processes to accelerate developer velocity within our teams.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Promote a culture of engineering excellence, up-leveling the technical expertise of engineers across Fulfillment Optimization.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Contribute to the technical development of engineers by mentoring and coaching them through learning opportunities.</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;">Broad experience architecting and implementing robust, distributed web applications and event-based systems (10+ years or equivalent track-record).</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Track-record of bringing new technical innovations to production environments</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Track-record of being a hands-on developer efficiently building technically sound systems.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience with Test Automation and Test Authoring.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience with Continuous Integration (CI/CD) practices and tools (Buildkite, Jenkins, etc.).</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience architecting solutions leveraging distributed infrastructure (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, etc.).</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience leveraging monitoring and logging technologies (e.g. DataDog, Elasticsearch, InfluxDB, etc.).</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience with various data serialization formats (i.e. Avro, Parquet, protobufs, etc.) and analytical databases (i.e. BigQuery, Presto, Hive, etc.).</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Preferably, familiarity with machine-learning or data-science techniques.</span></li>

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<p><strong>About Wayfair Inc.</strong></p>

<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>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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 </span><a href="https://www.wayfair.com/careers/privacy"><span style="font-weight: 400;">here</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">). 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 </span><a href="mailto:dataprotectionofficer@wayfair.com"><span style="font-weight: 400;">dataprotectionofficer@wayfair.com</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p></div>

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