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Senior Technical Product Manager, Dynamic Infrastructure

Wayfair
4 Copley Place - Floor 7
Boston, MA 02116

Senior Technical Product Manager, Dynamic Infrastructure

The Best in Class team is responsible for one of Wayfairs most important strategic priorities: to ensure a best-in-class shopping experience for millions of products across hundreds of product categories, for all of our brands and geographies.

In order to create experiences that respond to our customers diverse needs and contexts, we need infrastructure that is both highly dynamic and highly scalable. As a strong Senior Technical Product Manager, you will work closely with talented engineers, subject matter experts, and product managers from across the company to define, build, and maintain systems that are used by millions of consumers around the world every day.

Specifically, you will lead a cross-functional team of engineers and analysts to define data contracts between Wayfairs merchandising and storefront systems, and assist in building the data storage and ETL systems that execute upon these contracts in real-time. You must be able to deeply understand the strategic goals of our partners throughout the company, the technical details of the systems they currently maintain, and how to make appropriate trade-offs between the two. You must be able to clearly communicate about your design decisions to rally diverse stakeholders around a common vision.

You must have a strong bias-for-action, be extremely curious and be willing to identify and fill gaps where necessary to get the job done. You will be asked to break down complex and sometimes poorly defined problems and back up your recommendations with quantitative and qualitative reasoning.

Responsibilities:

  • Be the expert on how data flows from suppliers to storefront know exactly where our product data comes from, where it goes, and why.
  • Deeply understand the needs of stakeholders within Merchandising Systems, Data Science, and the rest of the Storefront organization to ensure that the systems you build satisfy their strategic goals at scale.
  • Work closely with a team of engineers and analysts to define and execute a roadmap for best-in-class data management systems.
  • Effectively communicate design goals and project plans throughout the company to ensure that changes are adopted in a timely fashion and new capabilities are fully taken advantage of.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in customer-focused, analytically-rigorous, high-performance settings. Preference for candidates with experience in e-commerce, though this is not required.
  • 3+ years experience successfully leading high-impact engineering teams or in a product management role with a heavy technical leadership component.
  • Passionate about building high-performance data systems at scale.
  • Excellent analytical skills with demonstrated experience with hypothesis-driven learning and turning data into actionable insights.
  • Deep understanding of business strategy and metrics.
  • Superior communication skills with demonstrated ability to navigate a complex organization and generate buy-in for ideas and plans.
  • Strong cross-functional leadership experience.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, with a bias for action and ability to deal with ambiguity and rapidly changing environments.
  • Bachelors degree in either a technology or business discipline preferred.

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.

Category: Product Management
Full-time

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