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Wayfair Engineering Manager- Competitive & Demand Economics in Boston, Massachusetts

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Wayfair is on a path to be the world’s largest online destinations for the home.&nbsp; The pricing team is responsible for building&nbsp; and operating highly available, large scale distributed systems used to set&nbsp; and distribute retail prices for Wayfair. &nbsp; We use machine learning, AI, and data science (collectively called Algorithms) to inform the final prices.&nbsp; In this role we need a leader that is equally comfortable managing a world class software development team and working side by side with the data science team to push the envelope.&nbsp; This team supports the services that encapsulate our intelligence on product demand and competitive intelligence.&nbsp;</span></p>

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


<li>Lead one or more dev teams of strong, engaged engineers. Manage, mentor and coach team members at multiple career levels</li>

<li>Partner as a thought leader with your product and data science peers to define the vision for your platform and build the roadmap for your team</li>

<li>Execute and own all aspects of software development for your team – design, development and deployment</li>

<li>Use depth and breadth of technical expertise to ensure platforms being built are scalable, maintainable and extensible</li>

<li>Demonstrate strong motivation and drive to improve all aspects of the team and platform - whether it's making process improvements or rearchitecting the platform for the next level of scale and operability</li>


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


<li>B.S. or equivalent experience in computer science/related field</li>

<li>Experience making architectural and design-related decisions for large scale platforms, understanding the tradeoffs between time-to-market vs. flexibility.</li>

<li>Experience hiring and mentoring junior and senior engineers across levels</li>

<li>Experience initiating and driving complex projects to completion with minimal guidance</li>

<li>Experience building a variety of applications ranging from low latency APIs to large scale batch systems</li>

<li>Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with engineers, product managers, and business stakeholders alike</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>