Senior Software Engineer - Order Management

for Wayfair in Boston, MA

Java / C++ / SQL - event processing, multi-node fault tolerant systems 
Boston, MA
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The order management team is developing an event-driven, RESTful SOA platform on top of Storm. This platform currently allows Wayfair to process tens of thousands of orders daily, and paves the way for our system to handle tens of thousands more. We want developers that think of collaboration, design, and scalability.

*** This position is on-site at our Boston, MA headquarters - not a freelance / remote opportunity ***

The team is looking for sharp, logical thinkers who have a strong background in software design and a desire to code. We use many open source tools and also develop many tools in-house. Given the wide array of technologies in our environment, we prize an array of abilities including (but not limited to): working the full stack, writing elegant code (OO, functional, procedural), being able to present ideas, and brainstorming on white boards. 

An ideal candidate has:

  • Exceptional problem solving skills, experience developing creative solutions to complex problems
  • Large systems design and development experience
  • OOPHP is a plus, but not required
  • Database design, development and performance optimization experience
  • Sense of humor and excellent communication skills
  • Desire to mentor, teach and lead teams
  • BA/BS degree from a 4-year college or university

About Wayfair: offers a zillion things home – the largest selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points. With an unparalleled selection of more than seven million home items from 12,000 brands, helps people find the perfect product at the right price. Our unparalleled selection and superior customer service coupled with the convenience of online shopping, makes it easier than ever before to find exactly what you want for your home. Other e-commerce sites within the brand portfolio include, the leading destination for original modern design, Joss & Main, the fastest growing private sale site for the home, and DwellStudio, a lifestyle retailer known for groundbreaking design and impeccable quality in modern home furnishings.

With $915 million in revenue, Wayfair is Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts and employs more than 1,500 people in its eight global locations of Boston, New York, Ogden, Utah, Hebron, Kentucky, Galway, Ireland, London, Berlin and Sydney. The company was named one of America’s Most Promising Companies by Forbes Magazine.

Wayfair is privately held and has raised over $200 million from leading investors including Spark Capital, Battery Ventures, Great Hill Partners and HarbourVest Partners. The company was recently named one of America’s Most Promising Companies by Forbes Magazine and was selected by the Boston Business Journal and as a Top Company To Work For and Top Company For Well Balanced Life.

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Brad Williams
177 Huntington Ave.
Suite 6000
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: (617) 532-6100
Fax: 617532.6800