Wayfair is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer - Marketing Engineering

Boston, United States

Wayfair’s Marketing Engineering team works closely with our Big Data, Analytics, and Marketing business teams to develop and manage the systems to help maximize the return on our marketing programs. We leverage cutting edge technology to solve real business problems at global scale, and believe in the right tool for the right job. We use Java / Apache Storm for event processing and Java for REST service development, SQL Server for manipulating transactional data, Hive / Hadoop map-reduce for big data and even extend that with a smattering of Python. For frontend work, we use PHP in conjunction with JavaScript.

On this team you’ll work on one of the platforms below:

Customer Intelligence: We aim to provide customers with a personalized experience that helps them find the perfect product for their home. Making sure our applications understand who a customer is and what they’ve done on site is essential to our efforts.

Events and Integrations: Over 50M events occur on Wayfair’s sites every day. This product ensures event data is timely, collected in a scalable way, and easy to access for analytical needs across the organization. You will move us to a real-time streaming architecture for analytics that enables faster decisions across the company.

Notifications: We have many touchpoints with our customers across e-mail, push notifications, and on-site notifications. This product ensures we send the right personalized message to each customer at the right time through the optimal channel. You will work across teams to improve the logic behind notifications, build next generation notification channel platforms, and ensure our notifications infrastructure can support our growth.

Ad Tech: A proprietary data management platform for segmentation, dynamic ad server, and media buying infrastructure to activate our customer data through paid ad campaigns, reaching customers wherever they are online. Your technology will optimize millions of dollars in monthly ad spend.

Campaign Automation: You will build the tools to automate our ad campaign setup, management, and reporting. Your product will help us bid on ads, generate campaigns, and ensure performance data flows back into our reporting platforms, generating much stronger ROI for our business.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of practical work experience 
  • Experience with OO languages (Java preferred)
  • Strong understanding of SQL and how databases work 
  • Great knowledge of web technologies
  • Excellent technical design and communication skills

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:

  • 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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