Private Cloud Engineer

Boston, MA, United States
Main Location
Boston, MA, United States
Open jobs
Wayfair is a leader in the ecommerce space for all things home. We live and breathe modern technologies. We are a "move fast break things, re-think old standards" team with a startup feel and continuous deployment.

We're looking for smart, logical thinkers who produce and advocate for performant, scalable designs. We are equally concerned about thought leadership, community involvement, and the ever-changing infrastructure landscape.

On the Private Cloud team you'll have a multitude of opportunities to flex your strengths as well as learn new things while directly assisting our internal customers. We contribute to (and create) bleeding edge open source projects and continuously push the envelope to explore the future of ecommerce and distributed infrastructure systems. Automation is the main goal for this team.

What You'll Do:
  • Writes clean, high-performance, and well-tested infrastructure code with a focus on reusability. (Python, GoLang, Terraform, Puppet, Ansible)
  • Create and maintain detailed documentation
  • Establish, maintain, and adhere to Wayfair technical standards, policies, and procedures
  • Manage, monitor, and troubleshoot daily processes and make improvements to current pipelines
  • Recommend and implement infrastructure best practices in alignment with standard SRE/Devops principles and provide guidance on system performance and throughput expectations
  • Leading hybrid projects that tie our public GCP infrastructure and private datacenter
  • Work across different tiger teams on major initiatives

Who You Are:
  • 8+ years experience in software engineering and/or systems administration
  • 3+ years experience in one or more programming languages - Golang, Python, Ruby, PHP, Powershell, etc as well as familiarity with version control such as Git
  • 3+ years Experience working with configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible
  • Experience with modern Devops practices (CI, CD, Microservices, Containers, Immutable infrastructure)
  • Able to engage in high-level client-side architecture discussions
  • Advanced Operating System Skills (Linux / Windows)
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Proven ability to collaborate and work well within a team
  • BA/BS degree from a 4-year college or university and/or years experience substitute

What we'd love to see (but isn't required):
  • An active GitHub account
  • Understanding of On-Prem to Cloud evolution a plus
  • Hands on experience with Public Cloud a plus (AWS, GCP, AZURE, GCP preferred)
  • Attend and/or spoke at Devops/SRE meetups
  • NoSQL and Distributed System exposure a plus
  • Experience / Knowledge of Kubernetes
  • Experience / Knowledge of Terraform
  • Experience / Knowledge of VMware vCenter

About Wayfair Inc.

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.
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