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The Emerging Systems is an internal tech incubator with a strong focus on solving the challenge of how software teams interface with Infrastructure tools and technologies. Weve created data-streaming applications, a containerized blog infrastructure hosted on Kubernetes, and are now redefining how Infrastructure is delivered to other software teams at Wayfair.
As a small, high-leverage team, we work very closely with many other software and infrastructure teams to define requirements, build proofs of concept, and push tested solutions into production.
We are looking for sharp, logical thinkers who love to experiment with new technologies, and are passionate about solving problems.
What Youll Do
- Collaborate with teams across the business to establish requirements, design, build, and iterate on proofs of concepts from initial concept to production ready.
- Own projects from inception to production. Identify, experiment, and evaluate to determine which tools and technologies to use.
- Craft requirements and success metrics for your projects.
- Develop/review software architecture, review code, mentor and share your knowledge with others.
- Thrive in a fast-paced, growing company where passion and creativity are valued and initiative is rewarded.
- Learn a lot, create some cool stuff, and have fun.
What Youll Need
Wayfair has a wide array of technologies: object-oriented skills are great, functional programming, database, and scripting language experience are all prized. Knowledge of some of the following technologies is good, and a willingness to learn is even better!
Overall you should have 6+ years experience, but not needed in one particular technology
- Apache Kafka
- SQL Server
- React/React Native
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.
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