Wayfair is hiring a

Corporate Systems Engineer (m/f)

Berlin, Germany

Corporate Systems Engineer (m/f)

We are looking to grow our Core Services and Automation team, part of Wayfair's Corporate Systems division, by bringing on board a talented individual to help manage our core AD infrastructure and backend business systems which facilitate our global e-commerce platform. This position will be located in our Berlin office.

This individual will be a member of our Infrastructure Engineering department with a broad exposure to a range of infrastructure technologies.  Our focus is split between large footprint business tools such as Microsoft Exchange and Lync and Windows web servers which are handling both internal and external services. A Core engineer gets exposure to a wide cross section of our infrastructure with a direct impact on the organization.

This position offers the ideal candidate a full range of IT operational and project-based experience from managing high-capacity servers and services to being involved with the latest technology platforms that support our growing business. As a member of a tight-knit team tasked with building and supporting a various number of services and platforms, this position requires the ability to multitask, troubleshoot, and project manage numerous sysadmin tasks. A willingness to interop with *NIX systems and servers is also key.

The role:

  • Create PowerShell scripts/modules for automating daily systems administration tasks.
  • Administration and troubleshooting of Linux, Windows, and network monitoring for DE/EU infrastructure
  • Strong understanding of load balancers, SSL certificates, and web application proxies.
  • Manage and troubleshoot corporate backups for DE/EU servers
  • Administer Windows 2008/2012 R2 servers
  • Technical administration of CRM tools for DE/EU teams
  • Assist in puppet configuration management for EU CentOS hosts 
  • Manage a Microsoft Exchange 2010/2013 environment
  • Partner closely with and provide on-demand support for local desktop computing and other infrastructure teams
  • Ability to project manage and see a project through to completion
  • Build and deploy machine templates in our virtual environment
  • Maintain health and availability of global Active Directory forest
  • Understand and implement of Group Policy objects
  • Understanding of Windows Deployment Services
  • Manage, monitor and troubleshooting daily processes and proposing improvements/additional features
  • Create and maintain detailed documentation and service topologies
  • Establish, maintain, and adhere to Wayfair technical standards, policies and procedures


You have:

  • BA, BS or similar degree
  • Several years experience
  • A high degree of technical aptitude and troubleshooting skills
  • A strong sense of customer service, attention to detail and desire for organization
  • Ability to collaborate with other teams to find the best possible outcome for a given scenario
  • Experience working with and maintaining a large AD environment with Exchange and GP deployed applications
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and prioritize appropriately
  • Familiarity with email, FTP, DHCP, DNS and HTTP technologies
  • Experience working with source control (SVN, Git, etc.)
  • Scripting and automation ability, especially in Powershell, VBScript, Bash, and/or PHP, a large plus
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft technologies - IIS, SCCM, SCOM, WSUS, Windows Clustering a plus
  • Unix/Linux knowledge/interest a plus
  • Experience with configuration management software (Puppet, CFEngine, etc) a plus


And finally, our proposition to you!

  • Of course the usual competitive salary, bonus and we share the company with you in stock units

  • We contribute to your gym membership and offer free Yoga classes, as well as Wellness Weeks with massages, workshops and other exciting events

  • The opportunity to work cross-functionally and closely with senior leadership not only in the Berlin office, but also with Boston, London and Galway

  • We offer a vast selection of classes through our learn@work program to enhance your professional and personal development.

  • We want you to connect with your team and fellow colleagues through regular social events

  • We’re in the heart of the Berlin startup scene with lots of space to encourage collaboration and teamwork

About Wayfair: 

Wayfair Inc. offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points. The Wayfair family of brands includes: 

  • Wayfair.com, an online destination for all things home
  • Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings
  • AllModern, a go-to online source for modern design
  • DwellStudio, a design house for fashion-forward modern furnishings
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor

Wayfair generated $3.14 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended September 30, 2016. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 5,600 people.

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