Senior Software Engineer- Pricing & Profitability Competitive Intelligence
Posted on: February 7, 2019
Job Description Wayfair's Pricing & Profitability Engineering team develops algorithms and tools to optimize and manage profit, revenue, and price perception. We are seeking an experienced, creative, and determined senior engineer to drive our Competitive Intelligence data ingestion efforts. The mission of our Competitive Intelligence team is to define, gather, analyze and distribute intelligence about products and competitors to enable market-based assessments of Wayfair's performance, guide targeted interventions, and track progress filling competitive gaps. This is a unique opportunity to collaborate with our Competitive Intelligence business partners and design techniques to gather, store, transform a vast amount of competitive information at scale. Working within a quickly growing team at Wayfair, you will utilize your expertise in .NET or Python, and data ETL to ensure rapid and consistent intelligence gathering. The intelligence you gather will form the foundation of a valuable data system that will drive major business decisions across every major department at the company. The scope of impact is broad and ambitious; we want you to take pride and ownership in what you're building - a truly cutting edge Competitive Intelligence system unmatched in the industry. Recent Pricing & Profitability Projects: A proprietary web scraper built on scrapy, an open source framework Leveraging distributed technologies (Kafka, Spark, Hadoop) to scale data processing and storage Creating in-house software analytics dashboards enabling swift business decision capabilities Responsibilities: Fully own the responsibilities of ongoing and new projects starting from discovery, design, development and deployment. Create and maintain best practices for data ingestion of big dataset at scale Mentor junior developers and help the team to troubleshoot any roadblocks Work closely with the Data Science team to normalize, classify and continually improve upon our growing data system Write test-driven Python, SQL code using Docker containers and GitLab CI Job Requirements: 6 years of strong experience working with modern programming languages such as .NET and Python 6 years of strong experience working with SQL server, query optimization and performance tuning, stored procedures. Should have experience working with distributed technologies (Kafka, Spark, Hadoop) to scale data processing and storage Demonstrated track record of working and assessing quality on large amounts of data Strong understanding of data structures, and software design Strong organizational skills and a fine attention to detail Strongly collaborative and effective in a cross-functional environment What we offer: An opportunity to join a rapidly growing team, with strong senior executive sponsorship Become a key leader at a unique time, developing Wayfair's Competitive Intelligence system from the ground up The ability to gain a detailed understanding across many areas of the business, and drive impact across every key strategic lever at Wayfair A collaborative, forward-thinking, and entrepreneurial team that continuously pushes the envelope 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.
Keywords: Wayfair, Peabody , Senior Software Engineer- Pricing & Profitability Competitive Intelligence, IT / Software / Systems , Peabody, Massachusetts
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