Wayfair is hiring a

Software Engineer (PHP, MySQL) 3-5+ years

Boston, United States
Full-Time
The Storefront team is a full stack development team that interacts with multiple backend systems to create a world class shopping experience. We are looking to add a talented and versatile Software Engineer (2-5+ years) to the Storefront team.
    
An ideal candidate has:
  • Experience building web-based, ideally PHP centric, e-commerce applications to be integrated with and enhance our current platform. We run a highly customized modified LAMP stack.
  • Desire to mentor, teach and lead teams.
  • Although PHP is our primary development language, previous PHP development experience is NOT REQUIRED. We have always valued Object Oriented design/development expertise over language specific experience.
  • Working with several large and complex SQL and NoSQL Databases
  • Developing software algorithms to streamline back end business workflow
  • Producing robust, elegant and scalable software that performs well under high load
  • Being creative and resourceful to solve complex business challenges
  • Understanding our needs, risks and making appropriate technology decisions
  • 3-5+ years of Object Oriented (ideally PHP) Open Source Web Development experience (either demonstrable personal project work or within the industry)
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering from a 4-year college or university
  • Familiarity with TCP/IP and Ethernet networks a plus
  • Experience authoring client-side tools with JavaScript/AJAX a plus

Nice to have:

  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills
  • 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 and being challenged in a fast-paced environment, and having fun while doing it

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. 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.



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