Sr. Staff Engineer / Architect - Software Engineering

  • Wayfair,
  • Boston, MA
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Wayfair
Architecture, Development, Ecommerce, Genetic, Management
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


Senior Staff Engineer / Architect - Software Engineering
Wayfair's Software Engineering teams create our best-in-class eCommerce mobile and desktop sites and apps, empower the company with enterprise tools, and connect our growing customer base to products they love. Building is our passion and we're biased towards speed to market. We love solving big and complicated problems with software and lean on our core values being data-driven, collaborative, and risk-tolerant as we work cross functionally to commit code and launch features that fuel the company's growth.
What You'll Do

  • Serve as an Architect and Platform leader to influence and positively impact software architecture and development across a large Engineering team.
  • Develop a vision for how to evolve our architecture.
  • Work in the trenches with the Engineering teams that build and run platforms, features, and systems to drive them towards that better architecture.
  • Bring in new ideas, mentor strong junior engineers, and serve as a model of a technical leader.
  • Influence Engineering culture both in and outside of your organization, acting as a go-to technical expert and problem solver.
  • Work cross-functionally to fully leverage platforms and create high-impact solutions to common problems.
  • Identify opportunities for technology to spur new business initiatives, increase revenue, reduce cost, and delight Wayfair customers.
What You'll Need

  • 6+ years of experience in Software Engineering and/or Architecture leadership.
  • Demonstrated technical leadership capability with the ability to identify trade-offs and manage risk.
  • Ability to think and perform both tactically and strategically; Ability to set direction and execute the plan.
  • Ability to influence, challenge, enable, and mentor Engineers and Engineering Leader who do not formally report to you by communicating and building consensus around technical direction.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills at the peer, and senior leadership levels.
  • Ability to work effectively within a dynamic, fast-paced organization.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with demonstrated experience collecting and using data to inform decisions, build consensus, and align teams to a common purpose.


About Us:


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.




Company Information

At Wayfair, we’re always looking for curious, analytical, and adaptable people to join our home team. Whether you work in one of our global offices, in one of our warehouses, or at our Boston headquarters, you’ll find a dynamic environment where learning and growth opportunities are abundant and hard work and results are rewarded. If you’re looking for a challenging and fulfilling career, make yourself at home.

At Wayfair, we move quickly and we’re not afraid to make mistakes. Here, smart risk-taking is encouraged—even if it fails—and every team member is empowered to tackle challenges in exciting and innovative ways. We’re constantly developing, testing, and improving to make sure we’re delivering the best experience to our customers. We never settle because we believe there’s always an opportunity to do better.

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.

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