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Wayfair Associate Director, Product Management, Infrastructure & Platforms in Boston, Massachusetts

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Who We Are:</strong></span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Wayfair believes everyone deserves a home they love, and that furnishing your home should be a source of fun, not anxiety. Our product team plays a crucial role in making this vision a reality for millions of people around the world. Partnering with engineering, stakeholders and executive business partners across Wayfair, our product team ensures that we’re building technology that solves important user problems in elegant, scalable, measurable ways. We have a modern tech stack including sophisticated capabilities around AI, data science, multivariate testing, and personalization. We’re a highly collaborative, supportive team that values learning, psychological safety, and intentional career development.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">As an Associate Director, you will be responsible for managing multiple teams that will build out the strategy and roadmap for some of our largest strategic initiatives and technology investments within Infrastructure and Platforms. This is a very cross-functional, high-visibility role with an ability to substantially impact Wayfair’s long-term success. This role requires you to effectively guide and grow team members one-on-one as a direct reporting manager and exercise your product management skills to push separate but adjacent solutions forward. If you are interested in solving high-impact problems at the core of a highly-scaled e-commerce business alongside great colleagues, there is no better place to be.</span></p>

<p><strong>What You'll Do:</strong></p>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Own the product strategy and roadmap definition for 3+ teams within Infrastructure &amp; Platforms to help visualize and guide the creation of technology solutions.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Drive multiple cross-functional initiatives through a blend of product thought management/ guidance, process engineering, relationship building &amp; influence, team building &amp; coaching, and direct intervention where appropriate.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Be a highly visible thought partner to the Director+ level, acting as their primary "go-to" for major cross-functional initiatives.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Act as a manager-doer, coaching a team of product managers to develop their skills and grow while rolling up your sleeves to assist directly when necessary.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Guide problem scoping and discovery across multiple functional areas, drive requirements synthesis, and facilitate prioritization to discover how Wayfair should invest in capabilities that drive the highest impact business outcomes.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You will act with a high degree of freedom and ownership, creating strong relationships with senior cross-functional partners (both technical and non-technical), establishing a shared vision for success, and delivering results that create meaningful business impact.</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 product management experience in an agile development environment.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">3+ years of experience managing multiple teams and supporting product managers through coaching, expectation setting, delegation, and direct intervention.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience operating in a management role to successfully drive large cross-functional projects with significant business impact.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Highly developed organizational and reasoning skills with hypothesis-driven problem solving and the ability to turn data into actionable insights.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Excellent communication skills with demonstrated experience forming consensus out of ambiguity and complexity, influencing senior business and engineering partners, and driving teams forward with sustainable urgency towards clear goals</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience working in a highly ambiguous and fast-paced environment.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience working with cloud infrastructure, self-service provisioning, and highly decentralized environments preferred</span></li>

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<p>&nbsp;</p><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>

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<div class="sn-widget sn-widget-textblock state-expanded"><span class="sn-widget-textblock-body sn-widget-textblock-body_formatted">If you are having any difficulty submitting your application, please reach out to our careers team at careers@wayfair.com.</span></div>

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<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We are interested in retaining your data for a period of 12 months to consider you for suitable positions within Wayfair. Your personal data is processed in accordance with our Candidate Privacy Notice (which can found </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">here: https://www.wayfair.com/careers/privacy</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">). If you have any questions regarding our processing of your personal data, please contact us at dataprotectionofficer@wayfair.com. If you would rather not have us retain your data please contact us anytime at dataprotectionofficer@wayfair.com.&nbsp;</span></p></div>

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