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Associate Director, Ad Tech & Customer Intelligence Engineering

Boston, MA
Engineering - Operations

Job Description

As Associate Director, you will own one of the team’s key initiatives: Ad Tech Systems, Notification Systems, Customer Information Systems or Recommendation Systems.

You will be expected to:
  • Architect solutions at scale to empower the business,
  • Work with product management to ensure timely delivery of core features / functionality and envious stakeholder management
  • Take operational ownership of the the initiative as a whole, advocating for best practices to ensure uptime / reliability and ensuring seamless integration between core internal components and external consumers alike
  • Drive hiring across the initiative as well as develop team leads / team management, setting the bar in a performance culture and building an engaged team in addition to a series of successful platforms

You’ll be able to not only see your team’s work as it powers improved customer understanding / experience or enables new features and functionality in our ad tech stack, but drive the vision and execution of that work through both technical insight and leadership / team development as a pillar of the department’s overall success.

The Requirements

BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, other Engineering discipline or Data Science, with ten (10) years experience in software development. Java and / or Python experience preferred. Experience with big data and / or RESTful web service development preferred. Additional experience in product management / business facing roles a plus. Proven track record with demonstrable successes delivering substantial business value, required. Entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to own a part of Wayfair’s success, absolutely required.

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, unbelievable prices on everything modern
  • Perigold, top-quality pieces, from the design world's most trusted brands.
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor

Wayfair generated $3.6 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended March 31, 2017. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 10,000 people.


Requisition ID: 19897