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

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Employer: Wayfair LLC

Title: Software Engineer 3

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

500 Boylston Street, Suite 202, Boston, MA 02116

Duties: Consult with internal customers on their requirements by documenting, sharing updates, and solving production issues within application management systems. Analyze a request to determine recommend and plan installation of a new system or modification of an existing system. Use configuration tools such as Puppet, Salt, Pepper, etc. for configuring platforms such as Aerospike, Cassandra, Hive, Hadoop, Spark, Storm and/or Kafka. Build specs as well as systems test plans and get them approved by stakeholders. Coordinate installation of our system with stakeholders across the company. Build, install, upgrade, or migrate petabyte size systems. Update Project Tracker with the time spent on each project and update status. Monitor functioning of systems to ensure they operate at their peak performance at all times. Mentor junior members on the team. Advise internal customers/stakeholders about, or perform maintenance of systems. Drive best practices around platform deployments and usage. Troubleshoot and root cause issues in our complex multi-tiered production systems.


Requirements: Requires a Bachelors degree (or foreign equivalent) in Engineering, Computer Science, or a directly related field plus one (1) year of experience with messaging and big data technologies as well as NoSQL databases including Cassandra, Aerospike, or similar databases.

Experience must include one (1) year in each of the following (experience may be gained concurrently):

  • Operating Systems: Linux and Windows
  • Configuration management: Puppet, Salt, or Ansible
  • Messaging: Kafka
  • BigData: Hadoop ecosystem

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: 1005103.

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