Software Engineering Manager, Supplier Advertising

May 13, 2024

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Candidates for this position are preferred to be based in Boston, MA and will be expected to comply with their team’s hybrid work schedule requirements.
Who We Are…
Wayfair is on a path to be the world?s largest online destination for the home. We are the largest tech first platform in the home category. Our marketplace offers over 30 million products from 23,000 suppliers and we served 23 million customers in 2024 alone.
Wayfair is investing heavily in building a world class advertising business and the Wayfair sponsored Products team owns features that form the core of our onsite advertising business. We ensure that millions of ads served are relevant to our customers by enabling advertisers and agencies to connect with the right customers at the right time with the right products. We are highly motivated, collaborative and fun loving with an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action. With a broad mandate to experiment and innovate, we are growing at an unprecedented rate with a seemingly endless range of new opportunities.
We are looking for outstanding candidates to join us as full time Software Development Managers. Successful candidates will have led teams that solve complex and broad business problems with simple and straightforward solutions, applying appropriate technologies and software engineering best practices, building solutions that are scaled and performed. You will also have a focus on the customer experience, great teamwork and communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment.
You will lead an Agile team at our development center in Boston, MA, launching and growing new initiatives for Wayfair’s global websites. Your team will own the business, technology and operations, giving you the responsibility and authority to ensure success. You will be involved in every aspect of the process from idea generation, business analysis and technical design through to software development across a variety of technologies. Your systems will meet remarkably high standards of performance and reliability, and will operate at massive scale, 24×7.
The position offers exceptional opportunities for every candidate to grow their technical and nontechnical skills. If you are selected, you have the opportunity to really make a difference to our business by inventing, enhancing and building world class websites and systems, delivering results, working on exciting and challenging projects.
Interested in learning more about Wayfair?s Engineering community?
? Check out our Wayfair Tech Blog:
? Brijesh Sharma is the Associate Director for Supplier Advertising Engineering
? Ravitej Sriram is the Director of Product leading Supplier Advertising
What You?ll Do:
? Lead and manage a team of 5 – 9 engineers focused on building services that support the Wayfair sponsored program and its integration with Storefront and Recommendation systems within Wayfair.
? Own the output of the team both from a technical and performance perspective.
? Mentor engineers in the team through training, coaching, code reviews, and 1:1 mentorship providing career and professional development for your staff.
? Accountable for the systems built by your team including technical design, development, test, monitoring, and deployment.
? Engage your team to construct the technical roadmap and lead planning, delivery and continuous improvement.
? Partner with product on defining roadmaps and ensure the team has a compelling mission with well defined KPIs to measure progress and success.
? Raise the bar from both a technical and process perspective.
We Are a Match Because You Have:
? Experience working directly within engineering teams
? Experience partnering with product or program management team
? Experience managing a team of high caliber Software Engineers developing complex, world class, scalable software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
? Knowledge of engineering practices and patterns for the full software/hardware/networks development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, certification, and livesite operations
? Experience in leading the definition and development of multi tier web services
? Experience designing or architecting (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems
? Experience in recruiting, hiring, mentoring/coaching and managing teams of Software Engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers
? Experience analyzing business and operational metrics.
? Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
? Computer Science degree or postgraduate study. In lieu of a degree, relevant skills and equivalent experience.
We Are a Match Because You Also Have :
? Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior leadership to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
? Experience in the digital advertising or marketing space
? Familiarity with the technical aspects of digital / display advertising
? Or Familiarity with high speed, ML heavy systems
Why You?ll Love Wayfair:
? Time Off:
? Paid Holidays
? Paid Time Off (PTO)
? Health & Wellness:
? Full Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA)
? Life Insurance
? Disability Protection (Short Term & Long Term Disability)
? Global Wellbeing: Gym/Fitness discounts (including US Peloton, Global ClassPass, and various regional gym memberships)
? Mental Health Support (Global Mental Health, Global Wayhealthy Recordings)
? Caregiver Services
? Financial Growth & Security:
? 401K Matching (Employee Matching Program)
? Tuition Reimbursement
? Financial Health Education (Knowledge of Financial Education – KOFE)
? Tax Advantaged Accounts
? Family Support:
? Family Planning Support
? Parental Leave
? Global Surrogacy & Adoption Policy
? Professional Development & Recognition:
? Rewards & Recognition
? Global Employee Anniversary Awards
? Paid Volunteer Work
? Unique Perks:
? Employee Discount
? U.S. Bluebikes Membership
? Global Pod Outings
? Work/Life Balance:
? Emphasizing a supportive & flexible work environment that encourages a balance between personal and professional commitments
We are looking forward to your application!
Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities
Wayfair is fully committed to providing equal opportunities for all individuals, including individuals with disabilities. As part of this commitment, Wayfair will make reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified individuals with disabilities, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on business operations. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, please let us know by completing our Accomodations for Applicants form.
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