Software Engineering Co-op - January 2023
January 9, 2023 - June 23, 2023
Location: Boston, MA
Our Engineering team within our Technology organization is building the future of home and looking for dynamic, hardworking and talented students to join us for a 6-month Co-op from January 9, 2023 - June 23, 2023. In order to qualify for this position you have to be graduating on or after December 2023. Anyone graduating before December 2023 cannot be considered for this role. As a Software Engineering Co-op you will dive into a number of complex technical projects and gain a better understanding of our business. The Co-op program is designed to give you real work on your team, so youll be contributing to the goals of your team and making an impact. You will have the opportunity to work within one of the following groups:
Storefront Tech: We develop the features, web services, and data architecture that provide a world-class shopping engine for our millions of unique daily customers. We work in small, cross-functional agile teams to develop, deploy, and iterate on new experiences by partnering with Product, Experience Design, Analytics, and business leaders across Wayfair. Our Websites and Native Apps are built on a foundation of highly-scalable technologies and supports tens of millions of products. We tackle exciting problems that are reshaping how people discover, find, purchase and have goods delivered to their homes. We are a diverse, multidisciplinary team of world-class engineers with a highly visible workstream that drives significant impact.
Supply Chain Tech: Develops the complex, ground-breaking logistics system to help move the products Wayfair sells from suppliers to warehouses to customers. Supply Chain is responsible for international transportation, warehouse management, and the customer delivery network making it all possible.
Marketing Technology & Data & ML Platforms: We build and integrate enabling technologies to power all aspects of customer acquisition, retention, and engagement. We also expose best-of-class third-party and other Wayfair technologies through our platforms so marketers and suppliers can leverage them for their businesses. We empower Wayfair teams to make data-driven decisions at scale by providing data platforms and machine learning capabilities, enabling customers to make home a reality.
Employee & Enterprise Technology: Builds and improves the software that directly impacts customers, customer service, sales, finance operations and accounting, talent management and external vendors. This team is responsible for all the tools and processes to support business critical operations at Wayfair, along with supporting the continued enhancement and scaling capabilities of these systems.
Global Supplier Tech: Wayfair sells millions of products and this team owns all the data, tools, and systems that create and manage the content on the site related to each product. We build tools for our thousands of suppliers to send us content we need to be able to sell their products on site. This team makes sure the customer has the information they need to be confident when purchasing for their home. Within Catalog, there are also teams such as pricing & competitive intelligence engineering, merchandising & media engineering, and virtual media.
Search and Recommendations Tech: Provides the core platforms and services that allow our customers to discover & buy the products they love. Our systems leverage Wayfairs extensive customer and product data to deliver trusted and valuable recommendations in real-time using custom machine learning models.
Sales & Service Tech: At Wayfair, our vision is to help everyone, anywhere create their feeling of home by building the worlds largest and easiest to use two-sided marketplace for home goods. The Sales, Service, and Order Experience team enables this by providing customers with the tools and assistance they need to find the products they need, and providing technology solutions which delight customers with their purchase and delivery experience across all channels, no matter what occurs along the journey. We provide services at scale across all customer touch points, all channels, and all markets.
What Youll Do:
- You will work on individual and group projects focused on the full project life-cycle
- You will collaborate with business leaders and key stakeholders to brainstorm on how to solve the challenge
- You will be exposed to a broad spectrum of technologies and programming languages
- We will help you improve your designs and jumpstart your learning
- You will have accessibility to technology/engineering leadership who want to hear your ideas
- You will participate in events with Co-ops across the business!
- You will receive professional development training to improve your soft and hard skills
What Youll Need:
- To be a Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Masters student pursuing a degree in computer science or other related field
- Able to commit to working 40 hours/week (9am-5pm, Monday-Friday) from January 9, 2023 - June 23, 2023
- You have a proven track record of strong academic performance.
- You may have experience with full stack and/or mobile development.
- You have knowledge and experience working with object oriented programming languages.
- You have an interest in working with big data and machine learning
- You enjoy autonomy and the opportunity to make a project or tool on your own
- You have strong communication skills
Wayfair Co-Op Program Overview
Based in Wayfairs Boston headquarters, Our Co-op program is a six-month, full-time, paid program that runs twice annually in January to June and July to December Through the co-op program, students have the opportunity to gain impactful professional experience in their major or career field of interest by fully integrating with Wayfair business units. While the majority of Wayfair co-ops join directly from an academic program, some co-ops join us from varying professional and academic backgrounds seeking a six-month professional experience. In addition to exciting project work, Wayfair co-ops have the opportunity to build their professional networks, take advantage of training offerings, and attend social events throughout the program.
An Important Note about Wayfair's In-Office Policy:
All Boston-based interns, Co-ops, and corporate employees will be in office in a hybrid capacity. Employees will work in the office on designated days, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and work remotely the other 2 days of the week. We are continuing to monitor the evolving COVID-19 pandemic in partnership with state and local governments.
About Wayfair Inc.
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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