Wayfair is hiring a

Senior Security Engineer

Boston, United States

Senior Security Engineer

Boston, MA, United States


Wayfair is looking to add a Senior Security Engineer to its Security Engineering team. Wayfair's Security Engineering team is responsible for safeguarding the security of the business, including internal infrastructure, end-user, development, and customer product security. We engage with every organization at Wayfair to support ongoing projects and processes. We design secure solutions and systems, investigate security incidents, conduct IT compliance audits, discover and mitigate vulnerabilities, and build trusted relationships with our customers both internal and external. 



  • Identify and analyze security threats, vulnerabilities, and risks and recommend mitigation strategies for each
  • Maintain, update, and enforce security policies and procedures
  • Evaluate and recommend new security products for integration in the technology environment
  • Participate in security compliance efforts (PCI DSS, SOX)
  • Participate in security incident response
  • Evangelize security within the company and be an advocate for customer trust
  • Review third party vendors for compliance with security requirements


Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 7 years relevant security experience
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be a self-driven worker
  • Experience with security engineering and architecture review
  • CISSP certification a plus but not required
  • Familiarity with OWASP Top 10



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 $2.25 billion in annual sales in 2015 and $747.3 million in net revenues for first quarter 2016. The company employed 4,604 people as of March 31, 2016 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe.  The company has previously been named one of America’s Most Promising Companies by Forbes Magazine and selected by the Boston Business Journal and Glassdoor.com as a Top Company to Work For and Top Company for Well Balanced Life.


*** This position is ONLY for on-site in our Boston, MA headquarters ***

Wayfair does not accept unsolicited candidate referrals or resumes / CVs from third-party vendors, including recruitment agencies. Wayfair will not be responsible or liable for any fees or costs associated with such unsolicited submissions.


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