LAMP / Open Source Engineer
Wayfair - Boston, MA

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Wayfair is looking to expand its technology team by bringing on board a PHP focused Software Engineer who has experience in Web Services, complex scalable systems, Big Data Analytics an interest in e-commerce systems. Our broad product diversity and innovative business model pushes the limits of software innovation and creative problem solving in the retail industry. If you enjoy solving complex business problems through software innovation, now is the time to join.

An ideal candidate has:
Experience building web-based, PHP centric, e-commerce applications to be integrated with and enhance our current platform. We run a highly customized modified LAMP stack.

Working with several large and complex SQL and NoSQL Databases

Developing software algorithms to streamline back end business workflow

Producing robust, elegant and scalable software that performs well under high load

Being creative and resourceful to solve complex business challenges

Understanding our needs, risks and making appropriate technology decisions

3-5+ years of PHP or Open Source Web Development experience (either demonstrable personal project work or within the industry)

BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering from a 4-year college or university

Familiarity with TCP/IP and Ethernet networks a plus

Experience authoring client-side tools with JavaScript/AJAX a plus

Nice to have:
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 and being challenged in a fast-paced environment, and having fun while doing it

About Wayfair:
Wayfair, founded in 2002, is the largest online-only retailer of home furnishings and house wares in the United States. Wayfair is privately held and has raised over $200 million from leading investors including Spark Capital, Battery Ventures, Great Hill Partners and HarbourVest Partners. The company owns and operates Wayfair, AllModern, and Joss & Main. Wayfair ended 2012 with over $600 million in revenue and currently employs over 1,200 employees in offices located in Boston (HQ), Utah (Customer Care & Distribution), Kentucky (Distribution), the U.K, Germany, Ireland and Australia.

Wayfair is #16 on the Forbes list of America’s Most Promising Companies, has previously been named Private Company of the Year by Mass Technology Leadership Council, and selected by Glassdoor.com as a Top Company To Work For and Top Company For Well Balanced Life. It's a great time to join and help build the next great ecommerce company!

Wayfair is located in the Back Bay section of Boston, MA.

Wayfair does not accept unsolicited candidate referrals or resumes / CVs from third-party vendors, including recruitment agencies. Wayfair will not be responsible or liable for any fees or costs associated with such unsolicited submissions.

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Wayfair (NYSE: W) offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points. With an...