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Software Engineer III (Operational Engineering/Event Platform)

Boston, MA

Job Description

Multiple Openings. Software Engineer III (Operational Engineering/Event Platform) for Wayfair LLC in Boston, MA to Design and develop full-stack web application and services using PHP, Javascript / React, CSS / SCSS, Mustache template in an MVC framework. Produce robust, elegant and scalable software and web service based architecture that performs well under high load. Perform MS SQL database design, advanced query development, and data optimization using SQL Server Management Studio. Plan and execute all phases of the software development lifecycle using Agile SCRUM methodology. Serve as owner of applications and contribute in reducing incidents and error rates. Interface with product managers and technical teams to gather and analyze requirements and translate requirements into software architecture and roadmap, and engage in high-level application architecture discussions. Mentor junior team members. 

Requires a Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) plus two years' experience performing PHP, CSS, and JavaScript design and development or, alternatively, a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) and five years of experience performing PHP, CSS, and JavaScript design and development. One year of experience must include: performing web development using PHP, JavaScript and SQL; performing version control using GIT and SVN; performing design and development using HTML, CSS and JavaScript to create scalable and cross-browser and cross-platform compatible applications; designing back-end applications using PHP, HTML or JavaScript; employing engineering and optimization best practices regarding frontend web standards, code maintainability, page rendering, and browser performance; interfacing with business product leaders and engineers to gather requirements and translate requirements into system design; defining test plans and performing unit testing; performing SQL database development including designing queries, triggers and stored procedures, performance tuning, query optimization, and performing data ETL; performing full-stack web programming using PHP, JavaScript, JQuery, Moustache and Handlebars; and utilizing Jenkins and Puppet to deploy application code into server environments. Eligible for employee referral program.

About Us:

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

Requisition ID: 33960