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Wayfair Senior Engineer - Ad Tech Systems in Austin, Texas

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Senior Engineer - Ad Tech Systems</strong></span>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p><strong>Who We Are</strong></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We are a small group of passionate engineers focused on scaling, supporting and improving the </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">automation, scale, and efficiency of our marketing channels as a part of the larger AdTech group. Our goal is to build world class platforms for our marketing teams to publish advertisements at scale, while focusing on the user experience, platform stability, scalability and transparency as our core principles. The solutions that the team builds, help multiple marketing teams quickly build, preview and publish ads across multiple channels along social media, online video, direct mail catalog, mobile apps, display ads across multiple sites etc.</span></p>

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<p><strong>What You’ll Do</strong></p>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Design, Scope &amp; Execute multiple complex initiatives.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Take ownership to improve &amp; maintain existing platforms.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Work on a variety of technology stacks - from large batch processes written in Java, Python, PHP, SQL etc. to real-time distributed streaming event based systems using Kafka, Akka Streams, K8s and Storm/Flink to front end technologies such as Javascript/React.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Design systems that are user centric, scalable and provide visibility into reporting.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Be a multiplier, mentor other engineers on the team and help them become more productive</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Elevate engineering sophistication by bringing the latest and proven technologies while being nimble on executing quick proof of concepts.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Work with Senior Leadership to provide your vision and expertise to drive future products, and new features on existing products.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Support &amp; guide the team on code reviews, best design practices &amp; help in meeting regular deliverables at the sprint &amp; roadmap level.</span></li>

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<p><strong>What You’ll Need</strong></p>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">8+ years of experience as a Senior Software Engineer with experience in designing and building large scale platforms.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Proficiency in programming languages like (Java/php/python etc.) with a deep understanding of different frameworks in Object Oriented Design and Data Structures.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Working experience with platforms like Storm/Flink/Spark etc. on large datasets and high throughput/low-latency applications.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong working knowledge of different SQL, NoSQL etc. datastores.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience in defining standards and best practices around APIs/Restful services on different frameworks.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Passion towards mentoring junior engineers, leading code review and design reviews.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong verbal &amp; written communication skills and Presentation skills.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to collaborate effectively with engineers, product managers and business stakeholders to create and execute a roadmap with consistent progress.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Working knowledge of large scale Distributed Systems and Streaming Platforms.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience with Cloud platforms would be a plus.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Understanding and Exposure to advertising and/or marketing technologies would be a plus.</span></li>

</ul><div class="content-conclusion"><p><strong>About Wayfair Inc.</strong></p>

<p>Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.</p>

<p>No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.</p></div>

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