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iOS Architect

Boston, MA
Engineering - Storefront Interface

Job Description

Wayfair is looking for an iOS architect to join our team.  We have a team of 25 iOS engineers and we are looking to add an architect who will be a leader within our framework team to write great code and positively shape code frameworks and quality processes.  Wayfair's iOS apps for Wayfair, Joss & Main, and AllModern have over 100,000 users per day and account for over $100M in revenue per year.


  • Be a major contributor to app architecture and the team's technical direction by influencing team coding and quality practices.
  • Write high quality Swift code.  Contribute to Wayfair’s open source iOS projects.
  • Work with the team to create new iOS apps and write new features and UI in our existing iOS apps.
  • Build delightful user experiences with beautiful UI, engaging animations, and optimal performance.
  • Provide mentorship and leadership for code consistency, good architecture practices and effective unit/UI testing.

You Have:

  • In depth understanding of Swift and Objective-C design patterns.  We'd like to see 5-7 years of hands on coding experience.
  • Significant experience with the iOS SDK.
  • A proven ability to work in a large team and improve the codebase.
  • Proven debugging and performance testing skills.
  • Performed code/architecture reviews.
  • Educated and mentored team members.  Set technical standards.
  • Contributed to open source projects.
  • Great communication skills and a sense of humor.
  • A desire to be part of an excellent mobile team.
  • Several apps already listed in the app store.
  • Experience writing apps that consume RESTful services.
  • A great understanding of Object Oriented Design, MVC, and web architecture.
  • Knowledge of SQL and a web language like PHP, Python, Java, or C# is a plus.
  • Experience writing apps for retail is a big plus.

A Few of the Perks:

  • Be part of a team of great iOS developers.
  • Have a measurable and highly visible impact on the revenue of a multi-billion dollar public retail giant
  • Amazing company culture where we try new things, measure results, and actually have a work-life balance too.
  • Equity grants.

Learn more:

About Wayfair: 

Wayfair Inc. offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points. The Wayfair family of sites includes:

  • Wayfair, an online destination for all things home
  • Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings
  • AllModern, your home for affordable modern design
  • DwellStudio, a design house with a decidedly modern vibe
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor

Wayfair generated $3.4 billion in net revenue for full year 2016. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 5,600 people.

*** This position is ONLY for on-site in our Boston, MA headquarters***
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Requisition ID: 7380