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Software Engineer II

Wayfair
4 Copley Place - Floor 7
Boston, MA 02116

Wayfair's Pricing & Profitability Engineering team develops algorithms and tools to optimize and manage profit, revenue, and price perception. We generate and manage the hundreds of millions of prices used by a customer base of over millions people every day. As a software Engineer, you will focus on one of the following areas of pricing and profitability development: Algorithms & Data Science, Data Preparation & Intelligence, Pricing Inputs or Calculators, BizCore (stakeholder engagement), Competitive Intelligence, or PPD Integration.

What youll do:

  • Write thoughtful and performant SQL, C#/F#, Python, PHP or React JS code
  • Design our next generation of systems and services
  • Build the next generations of Pricing & Profitability systems
  • Improving resilience and performance of systems ahead of customer growth
  • Deep dive into data domain, enhance data collection and normalization service

Recent Projects:

  • Proprietary web scraper to pull hundreds of millions of competitor prices per week
  • Bulk and Bundled purchase discounts
  • Dynamic pricing engine with injectable business rules
  • Enhanced shipping estimates and revenue adjustment algorithms

Who you are:

  • You care about technology, but you dont care about it for its own sake. Youre not married to specific tools. Youre comfortable moving up and down the stack to solve problems.
  • You care about your team. You learn together and you focus on the facts to drive decisions.
  • You care about the customer. You wont be happy if youre blindly executing on specs.
  • Write robust, well-tested backend code with PHP, C#, or Python
  • Work with Product and business stakeholders to find creative solutions to challenging business problems and guide a team toward quick wins, good design and long-term stability

What youll need:

  • Collaborative, team-first personality and a sense of humor
  • A graduate of a computer science, computer graphics, or digital arts related degree program with 2+ years of relevant industry experience, OR have 4+ years of equivalent industry experience
  • A great understanding of Object Oriented Design, MVC, and web architecture
  • Confidence interfacing with business stakeholders to gather requirements and translate requirements into software architecture
  • SQL Database design, development and performance optimization experience
  • Experience working in a distributed or highly transactional environment
Category: Software Engineering/QA
Full-time

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