Senior Engineer, Analytics Infrastructure

Boston, MA

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Posted 3 weeks ago

Wayfair.com is a leader in the e-commerce space for all things home. By using technology and data to create a best-in-class experience for our customers, it gives us a competitive advantage in the global homegoods market.

The Analytics Infrastructure team is responsible for supporting Wayfair’s open, data-first culture.  Data drives every action at Wayfair, and we make it useful and personalized to all of our analysts, scientists, and engineers. This team tackles data problems at scale - from building a world-class analytics workbench with tools for orchestration, data discovery, anomaly detection to designing the underlying cloud data platform that enables discovery and analysis for a global company. We are looking for a Senior Engineer who is passionate about leveraging technology in innovative ways to solve complex problems around Wayfair's dynamic and growing data landscape.

What You’ll Do

  • Architect solutions at scale to empower a global user base of tens of thousands of data consumers and thousands of data scientists, engineers, and analysts.
  • Build relationships with technical leaders and business decision-makers to develop cross functional technology and improve collaboration, decision-making, and influence decisions.
  • Own the development and operation of a portion of our data platform, advocating for best practices to ensure up-time/reliability and a successful platform. 
  • Build an engaged team and manage the careers of a group of high performing engineers .
  • Constantly re-evaluate open-source, marketing, and internal solutions to keep current with industry trends and emerging technologies.
  • Contribute to shared tooling and standards to improve the productivity and quality of the broader data infrastructure org. 
  • Be willing and ready to acquire new skills and knowledge to develop both yourself and your team professionally and personally.

What You Have

  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience in DevOps or Data Engineering in a senior or technical lead role
  • Prior experience mentoring junior engineers in an Agile environment
  • Experience designing and deploying applications in Python or Javascript with reliable monitoring and logging practices
  • Experience with deploying and managing containerized applications, such as on Kubernetes or Docker
  • Experience with using cloud database, storage, and services as part of an application (GCP, AWS, or Azure) 

Nice To Have

  • Experience with modern frontend frameworks like React, Vue, as well as supporting state stores
  • Experience with real-time streaming tools and frameworks, such as Kafka, Pubsub, Beam and Flink

About Wayfair Inc.

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.

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.

Job tags: AWS Azure Docker GCP JavaScript Kafka Kubernetes Python React Streaming
Job region(s): North America
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