Wayfair: Database Engineer 3
4 Copley Place - Floor 7
Boston, MA 02116

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Employer: Wayfair LLC

Title: Database Engineer 3

Location: 100 Huntington Avenue, 4 Copley Place, Boston, MA 02116 /

500 Boylston Street, Suite 202, Boston, MA 02116

Duties: Design analytical and big data application and serve as a technical expert in Vertica technologies. Provide day to day support for Vertica infrastructure including cluster monitoring and troubleshooting, SQL or Workload Manager query tuning and optimizations, cluster expansion and support, and installation of Vertica version updates and patches. Work with BI teams to develop business initiatives and algorithms as they relate to Vertica. Provide day to day support of Solr infrastructure. Monitor and troubleshoot replication, performance, and availability. Provide second level on-call support between 5:00pm to 9:00am. Perform administrative tasks associated with Vertica cluster.


Requirements: Requires a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a directly related field plus two (2) years of experience in distributed systems and big data environment tools including Vertica or MemSQL. Experience must include:

Two (2) years in each of the following (experience may be gained concurrently):

  • Linux (RHEL/CentOS) systems
  • Working with large-scale analytics environments including HDFS and MapReduce
  • Scripting with Shell, Perl, or Python

One (1) year in the following (experience may be gained concurrently):

  • Automated system deployment experience using Puppet/Chef

Multiple positions available. Please submit resumes to Wayfair LLC, 100 Huntington Avenue, 4 Copley Place, Boston, MA 02116 or via https://www.wayfair.com/careers, Job Code: 1008620.

About Us

Wayfair is one of the worlds 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, were 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 youre looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then youll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking. No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. Were 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. Thats why were 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.

Full-time