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Wayfair IT Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

<p><strong>IT Project Manager</strong></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes and our team has a front row seat in the action. The IT Project Management Team is primarily responsible for planning, executing and handing off large, complex, cross-functional technology projects within the IT department. We also dedicate time to empower Wayfair’s IT organization to organize and execute their own roadmaps, projects, or communication plans by leveraging project management tools, processes, and best practices. We support the most complex initiatives, in a fast-paced environment, that have an immediate impact on critical business decisions within a rapidly growing organization.</span></p>

<h3><strong>What You'll Do</strong></h3>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Lead the evolution of multiple highly visible complex projects from scoping through delivery.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Proactively anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, and communicate tradeoffs across diverse groups to optimize intended project outcome.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Establish and maintain all aspects of project documentation such that it conveys an easily consumable storyline.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Drive effective collaboration and consensus across large project teams composed of resources with varying experience levels; junior engineers through the executive team.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Provide clear project communication to stakeholders across all levels, departments, and skill sets.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leverage your previous experience to understand our current environment and challenge our normal to expose unseen opportunities.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Be a go-to leader for the team; mentoring teammates, sharing best practices, and driving process improvement for team operations.</span></li>

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<h3><strong>What You'll Need</strong></h3>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">At least 5+ years of strong technical project management experience, managing large cross-functional teams. </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience working with IT teams and/or physical infrastructure build outs a plus</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A thorough understanding of project methodology and how to apply it to real world situations.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A well-rounded technical background in current technologies.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Self-driven motivation with a bias towards action; identifying opportunities and managing them through resolution</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Excellent communication skills to effectively interact with both technical and non-technical individuals and proven track record of influence at various levels of the organization.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to compartmentalize and context switch on the fly with changes that you can and cannot control.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience working with Jira, Confluence and ServiceNow preferred.</span></li>

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<p>&nbsp;</p><div class="content-conclusion"><p><strong>About Wayfair Inc.</strong></p>

<p>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.</p>

<p>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.</p></div>

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