: Senior Software Engineer - Ads Information Platform

Who We Are

The Ads Information Platform (AIP) is a key part of the AdTech group, which is responsible for building technology that allows Wayfair to advertise at scale. The solutions built by AIP improve the precision and efficiency with which we can target customers, power internal and external optimization algorithms, and provide performance insights that inform marketing strategy. The systems built by AIP process billions or records every day and provide unique scaling challenges along several dimensions. They touch a variety of technologies spanning the full stack and offer opportunities to collaborate with a variety of teams within Wayfair.

What Youll Do

  • Take complex problems, design appropriate solutions and deliver on them fairly independently with limited oversight.
  • Work on a variety of technologies - from large batch processes using Airflow and Spark, to event based systems using Kafka, K8s and Storm/Flink to front end technologies such as Javascript. 
  • Design systems that can handle large volumes of data and provide robustness, resilience to failures and smart anomaly detection capabilities
  • Be a multiplier, mentor other engineers on the team and help them become more productive
  • Ensure that good engineering practices are followed, increase test coverage and ensure robust reliable monitoring
  • Work with Senior Leadership to provide your vision and expertise to drive future products, and new features on existing products
  • Support all aspects of what the AIP team works on - such as new platform construction, scalable vendor integrations, pixel tracking, and other data pipelines


What Youll Need

  • 5+ years experience as a full stack, full lifecycle software engineer with a deep understanding of a modern programming languages  
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with engineers, product managers, and business stakeholders alike
  • Experience mentoring engineers and leading code and design reviews
  • Proficiency in designing robust, reliable systems at scale 
  • Experience with Javascript
  • Experience with big data would be a big plus
  • Exposure to online advertising technologies would be a plus