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Virtualization DevOpsEngineer

Boston, MA
Engineering - Infrastructure

Job Description

Virtualization Devops Engineer

Wayfair operates a fast growing infrastructure stack leveraging the latest & greatest and we’re looking for you to help us get even better! Our role is to streamline and automate as much as possible to enable cloud-scale growth. Our team has a presence in both Boston and Berlin supporting our core regions of operation. We’re looking for experienced infrastructure engineers who want to build that next-gen environment that’s automation heavy and as dynamic as possible. This role is an opportunity to build that better way of doing things.


  • 2+ years experience working with cloud, compute, storage, or virtualization technologies
  • Experience with REST API,  PowerCLI, python, or similar infrastructure devOps
  • Knowledge and understanding of how the full infrastructure stack interrelates
  • Excellent communication skills including ability to translate between “Engineering” and “Business”

Would be awesome if you had knowledge and exposure to any of:

  • Experience building and deploying VMWare solutions
  • Experience automating and scripting operations within the infrastructure stack
  • Unix/Linux/Windows scripting and management experience
  • Experience with GCP, AWS, or Azure a plus
  • How container scheduler frameworks tie into the infrastructure stack
  • In-depth knowledge of networking protocols - TCP/IP, VLAN, VxLAN
  • Data protection and DellEMC or similar products
  • Experience with Ceph, Lustre, or GlusterFS a plus
  • Network & network security gear - Cisco ACI, ASA, route/switch
  • Monitoring platforms: SolarWinds, LogicMonitor, DataDog, or similar
  • Logging platforms: Kibana or Splunk
  • ServiceNOW or similar ticketing platforms

The primary Responsibilities are:

  • Automate or streamline operational tasks within the infrastructure
  • Improve monitoring and alerting to catch (and fix) issues before they cause impact
  • Connect the dots between compute, storage, and network
  • Write and refine our troubleshooting guides and documentation
  • Collaborate with Berlin half of the team

About & benefits from Talent

About Wayfair Inc.

Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection of more than 10 million items across home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. Committed to delighting its customers every step of the way, Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes - from product discovery to final delivery.

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, unbelievable prices on everything modern
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor
  • Perigold, unparalleled access to the finest home décor and furnishings

Wayfair generated $5.2 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended March 31, 2018. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 8,700 people.

Requisition ID: 25105