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Director, Engineering (Infrastructure/Site Reliability Engineering)

Wayfair
4 Copley Place - Floor 7
Boston, MA 02116

Director, Engineering (Infrastructure/Site Reliability Engineering) for Wayfair LLC in Boston, MA to manage a team of highly skilled site reliability engineers who are responsible for maintaining out large-scale physical and virtual server environment which supports Wayfair’s e-commerce platform. Provide leadership to engineering teams who maintain and enhance site uptime, scalability, and performance. Mentor team members in troubleshooting application issues. Drive excellence in reliability through development of aggressive SLAs, efficient processes, and engineering reliability. Lead efforts in build and configure automation and deployment. Ensure reliability of the infrastructure web-stack through the application layer. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Leadership, Information Systems or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) plus seven (7) years of experience leading large scale enterprise wide productions and scaling projects or, alternatively, a Master's degree and four (4) years of experience as noted above. Two years of experience must include: performing system level performance tuning and performing version control using GIT and SVN; managing day-to-day technical operations for large scale hybrid Cloud customer facing platforms; employing engineering and optimization best practices regarding front-end web standards, code maintainability, page rendering, and browser performance; performing Devops function for a large scale distributed platform including continuous integration and continuous deployment for new features; mentoring and coaching managers and technology teams across multiple location and functions; utilizing Jenkins and Puppet to deploy application code into server environments; interfacing with business product leaders and engineers to gather requirements and developing vision for Site Reliability Engineering; and interfacing with Business teams regarding critical web analytics issues; and running full stack Production applications across Content Delivery Network, Web Servers, Application Systems, Database, and Cache.

About Wayfair Inc.

Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection of more than 10 million items across home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. Committed to delighting its customers every step of the way, Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes – from product discovery to final delivery.

The Wayfair family of sites includes:

  • Wayfair, an online destination for all things home
  • Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings
  • AllModern, unbelievable prices on everything modern
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor
  • Perigold, unparalleled access to the finest home décor and furnishings

Wayfair generated $4.7 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended December 31, 2017. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 7,700 people.

Category: Software Engineering/QA
Full-time

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