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Wayfair Senior Technical Product Manager, Data Platforms Engineering in Boston, Massachusetts

<h1><strong>Who We Are</strong></h1>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Data Platforms Engineering Product Management team is tasked with empowering Wayfair’s 16,000+ global employees with the data they need to drive our business forward.&nbsp; Our product portfolio spans across the domain of data technologies; inclusive of databases-as-a-service, data streaming and movement capabilities, analytics infrastructure, and BI tooling.&nbsp; Our product managers serve as the voice of the customer, liaising with analysts, engineers, and data scientists across the organization to deliver fast, actionable, intuitive platforms that power data-driven decision making across our global organization.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We have built several custom platforms that together serve as our data ecosystem, connecting data across all aspects of our business. This specific role will be focused on driving the evolution of features and capabilities, ensuring customer success and user adoption, and ongoing evaluation of progress against goals. This includes leading the planning and development of new products, capabilities, features, self-service exploration, and advanced analytics solutions.&nbsp; We work in a collaborative, fast-paced, agile environment that encourages innovation by supporting experimentation and creative solutions.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We are seeking a seasoned technical product leader to join our team and to help shape the future of our data platforms. This role would offer you the opportunity to shape the product strategy, define the roadmap, and lead teams towards delivering transformational results for our Wayfairan community.</span></p>

<p><strong>What you’ll do</strong></p>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Act as the product leader for designated product lines within Wayfair’s Data Platforms Engineering organization - driving complex business outcomes through your product roadmap by working closely with cross-functional stakeholders, internal users, industry colleagues, engineering teams, and engineering leadership&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Manage interdependent cross-functional development roadmaps with a strong bias for action and proactive communication&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Set ambitious objectives and key results while ensuring mechanisms are in place for actionable reporting and analysis&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborate with engineering partners to design complex system architectures and implementation strategies - with a keen eye for incremental delivery of demonstrable value for users</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Connect with users daily to develop a deep understanding of their needs, pain points, and how they experience your products&nbsp;</span></li>

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<p><strong>What will make you successful</strong></p>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">An ability to collaborate with users, stakeholders and colleagues to identify and solve complex problems with technology&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Your professional tool kit includes a deep understanding of product management, technology, and agile frameworks</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You let data, analysis, and experimentation drive your decision making process</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You understand how to effectively influence without authority&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You are a prolific writer who regularly drafts products briefs, RFCs, and position papers as a means of communication</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">An entrepreneurial nature and willingness to wear many hats (marketer, designer, strategist, &amp; technologist)</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A willingness to roll up your sleeves to run Scrum ceremonies, troubleshoot user issues, build product reporting, or drive an ideation session&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A natural coach and mentor who also has a passion for professional growth&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience developing both internal and external products, with an appreciation for how the roles differ&nbsp;</span></li>

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<h1><strong>What You Have</strong></h1>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Proven experience as a product leader, successfully shipping products for data management, analytics platforms, or data infrastructure</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Have led a team of product managers or engineers either in a start-up or large scale organization</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Built and delivered products on AWS, Azure, or GCP</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Technical software understanding beyond buzzwords and experience with most modern data technologies, with preference for Google Cloud’s Analytic solutions and Database offerings&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Excellent critical thinking and strategic analysis for future-thinking and planning</span></li>

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<p><strong>Location:</strong></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This position is currently 100% remote through mid 2021. While preference is to have this position sit in Boston, depending on the strength and experience of the candidate, there is a possibility that this position can be remote, with a 25% on-site/travel presence in Boston.</span></p>

<p><strong>About Us</strong></p>

<p>&nbsp;</p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world,</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking. No matter</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.&nbsp;</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><br></span><span style="font-weight: 400;">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. </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><br></span><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p>

<p><br><br></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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