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Software Engineering Manager

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Wayfair

Wayfair

10,001+ employees

E-commerce platform for furniture and decor

Consumer Goods

Senior, Expert

Boston, MA, USA

Category
Product Engineering
Software Development
Engineering Management
Software Engineering
Required Skills
Agile
Communications
SCRUM
Requirements
  • Results-oriented, collaborative, pragmatic, and continuous improvement mindset
  • Hands-on experience driving software transformations within high-growth environments, previous platform experience is required.
  • 7+ years of experience in engineering, out of which at least 1 year spent managing a highly performant team
  • Comfortable managing more than 1 scrum team
  • Experience making architectural and design-related decisions for large scale platforms, understanding the tradeoffs between time-to-market vs. flexibility
  • Significant experience and vocation in managing and enabling people’s growth and performance
  • Experience designing and building high-scale generalizable products with outstanding user experience. Practical experience in hiring and developing engineering teams and culture and leading interdisciplinary teams in a fast-paced agile environment
  • Capability to communicate and collaborate across the wider organization, influencing decisions with and without direct authority and always with inclusive, adaptable, and persuasive communication
  • Analytical and decision-making skills that integrate technical and business requirements
Responsibilities
  • Play a key role in developing and driving a multi-year technology strategy for a complex platform
  • Lead multiple software development teams - architecting solutions at scale to empower the business, and owning all aspects of the SDLC: design, build, deliver, and maintain
  • Directly and indirectly manage several software engineers by providing coaching, guidance, and mentorship to grow the team as well as individuals
  • Inspire, coach, mentor, and support your team members in their day to day work and their long term professional growth
  • Attract, onboard, develop and retain diverse top talents, while fostering an inclusive and collaborative team and culture (our latest DEI Report)
  • Lead your team and peers by example. As a senior member of the team your methodologies, technical and operational excellence practices, and system designs will help to continuously improve our domain
  • Identify, propose, and drive initiatives to advance the technical skills, standards, practices, architecture, and documentation of our engineering teams
  • Facilitate technical debate and decision making with an appreciation for trade-offs
  • Continuously rethink and push the status quo, even when it challenges your/our established ideas.

Wayfair is a leading e-commerce platform specializing in home furnishings and decor, offering an expansive selection that caters to diverse tastes and budgets. The company stands out for its strong customer-centric approach, utilizing advanced e-commerce technologies to enhance the shopping experience. Working at Wayfair provides employees with the opportunity to be part of a dynamic team that values innovation in digital commerce and customer engagement, making it an ideal environment for professionals passionate about driving technological advancements in the retail industry.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$2.3B

Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts

Founded

2002

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-8%

1 year growth

-11%

2 year growth

-20%