Windows Systems Engineer
Wayfair - Boston, MA

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At Wayfair, we are looking to grow our systems administration team by bringing on board a talented individual who wants broad exposure to the technologies that support our infrastructure and our large-scale Internet e-commerce platform. The Corporate Applications team manages some of Wayfair’s most critical services that support both our customers and our employees across the globe.

Maintain health and availability of global Active Directory forest

Administer Windows 2008R2 servers

Design and implement Group Policy objects

Collect, monitor and analyze systems performance data

Build and deploy machine templates in our virtual environment

Manage, monitor and troubleshooting daily processes and proposing improvements/additional features

Support third party applications and services

Capacity planning for server resources

Create and maintain detailed documentation and service topologies

Establish, maintain, and adhere to Wayfair technical standards, policies and procedures

BA or BS degree from a 4-year college or university

3-5 years' experience

A high degree of technical aptitude and troubleshooting skills

A strong sense of customer service, attention to detail and desire for organization

Experience working with and maintaining a large AD environment with Exchange and GP deployed applications.

Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and prioritize appropriately.

Familiarity with email, FTP, DHCP, DNS and HTTP technologies

Solid understanding of Microsoft technologies -- IIS, SCCM, SCOM, WSUS, Windows Clustering a plus

Unix/Linux knowledge/interest a plus

Scripting and automation ability, especially in Powershell, VBScript, and/or PHP, a large plus

Experience working with source control (SVN, Git, etc)

Other traits we look for:
Excellent interpersonal and team building skills

An easy-going attitude and strong sense of humor

A positive, people-oriented and energetic attitude

An analytical, creative, and innovative approach to solving problems

An interest in working hard/being challenged in a fast-paced environment, and having fun while doing it

About Wayfair:
Wayfair is the largest online-only retailer of home furnishings and house wares in the United States. We're looking for the brightest, sharpest, most creative minds in every field to help. Are you one? If you like transparency, friendliness, a relaxed but results-driven work environment filled with like-minded top-tier talent, Wayfair would like to hear from you. We own and operate Wayfair, AllModern, and Joss & Main. We are on target for over $600 million in revenue and currently employ over 1000 employees in offices located in Boston, Utah, Kentucky, the U.K, Germany, Ireland and Australia. Wayfair was founded in 2002 and is privately held and profitable. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, pre-IPO equity, a long-term and sustainable, next-generation, e-commerce business model as well as surprising and generous perks designed to attract and retain the brightest people who are incredibly excited about what they do. Wayfair is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Come join us at

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