We are expanding our Supply Chain Engineering (SCE) team in the EU so we can evolve our platforms to support the growth Wayfair is currently experiencing, while also making sure we're prepared for the years to come. That's why we're looking to integrate into our team a Senior Data Engineer.

We are looking for a savvy Data Engineer to join our growing team. The hire will be responsible for designing, expanding and optimizing our data and data pipeline architecture, as well as optimizing data flow and collection for cross-functional teams. The ideal candidate is an experienced data pipeline builder and data wrangler who enjoys optimizing data systems and building them from the ground up. The Data Engineer will support our software developers, database architects, data analysts and data scientists on data initiatives and will ensure optimal data delivery architecture is consistent throughout ongoing projects. They must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs of multiple teams, systems, and products. The right candidate will be excited by the prospect of optimizing or even re-designing our company’s data architecture to support our next generation of products and data initiatives.

Responsibilities for Data Engineer

  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture.
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and SQL-on-Hadoop technologies.
  • Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics.
  • Work with stakeholders including the Product, Operations and Data Science teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.
  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems.

Qualifications for Data Engineer

  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.
  • Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures, and data sets.
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets.
  • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.
  • A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets.
  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable data stores.
  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.
  • We are looking for a candidate with experience in a Data Engineer role. They should also have experience using one or more of the software/tools in each of the following categories:
    • Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.
    • Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including SQL Server, Elasticsearch, Aerospike, and Solr.
    • Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, C#, PHP, Java, etc.

 

About Wayfair

Wayfair (NYSE: W) is one of the world’s largest destinations for the home, and offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points with a 

superb customer service and inspiring interior topics. With an unparalleled selection of more than seven million home items from 10,000 suppliers, Wayfair helps people find the perfect product at the right price. Always committed to using technology to create a superior shopping experience, Wayfair developed Wayfair Next which concentrates on 3D visualization technology.

Wayfair generated $6.8 billion in net revenue for full year 2018, having grown from $3.4 billion in 2016. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 14,500 people.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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