Wayfair is hiring a

Data Center Engineer I

Kent, United States

Engineer I – Data Center Operations Engineering 

Engineering - Infrastructure • Seattle, Washington

Wayfair’s Data Center Operations Team is an integral part of Wayfair’s Infrastructure Engineering Organization. As our global footprint continues to grow so must our infrastructure and infrastructure support. In this role, Wayfair will be looking for an Engineer capable of working in a fast-paced technology environment. They will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of our global data center footprint and be accountable for timely service delivery. Specific responsibilities include a variety of operational, maintenance and monitoring tasks.


  • Responsible for assisting with all projects and repairs throughout Wayfair’s global date center footprint
  • Racking/Stacking/Cabling of new systems and hardware
  • Installation and Upkeep of Data Center and Structured Cabling
  • Maintain physical site location to provide clean operating environment free from litter, dust, and pollutants
  • Following and enforcing hardware and configuration standards across the environment
  • Working with our ticket system (ServiceNow)
  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to the Data Center
  • Collaborate across the infrastructure teams (SRE, NetEng, Storage, Virtualization) to discover requirements and troubleshoot systems
  • Coordinate onsite support of 3rd party contractors performing infrastructure projects, preventative maintenance, or testing; validate work against scope and hold 3rd parties accountable for agreed upon completion
  • Follow Wayfair’s Change Management processes and procedures
  • On-Call Responsibilities
  • Up to 10% Travel


  • Experience with Dell and HP server hardware
  • Basic understanding of Capacity planning (Space, Electrical, HVAC) in the data center environment
  • Familiarity with networking and storage concepts
  • Experience maintaining service catalogues and SLAs
  • 2-3 years working in a data center operations team
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Experience working in Unix environments, particularly Linux or BSD
  • Experience working in virtualized environments such as Xen, VMWare, VirtualBox

 Other traits we look for:

  • An easy-going attitude and strong sense of humor
  • A positive, people-oriented and energetic attitude
  • An analytical, creative, and innovative approach to solving problems
  • An interest in working hard/being challenged in a fast-paced environment, and having fun while doing it


About Wayfair Inc.

Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection of more than 10 million items across home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. Committed to delighting its customers every step of the way, Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes - from product discovery to final delivery.

The Wayfair family of sites includes:

  • Wayfair, an online destination for all things home
  • Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings
  • AllModern, unbelievable prices on everything modern
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor
  • Perigold, unparalleled access to the finest home décor and furnishings

Wayfair generated $5.2 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended March 31, 2018. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 8,700 people.

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