Software Engineer, Wayfair

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Kotlin
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Wayfair

A global online homeware marketplace

Open for applications

Wayfair

A global online homeware marketplace

1001+ employees

B2CRetailLifestyleMarketplaceInterior designFurnitureHome improvementeCommerce

Open for applications

Salary not provided
PHP
Docker
Kubernetes
Java
Kotlin
Junior level
Berlin

More information about location

1001+ employees

B2CRetailLifestyleMarketplaceInterior designFurnitureHome improvementeCommerce

Company mission

To help everyone, anywhere create their feeling of home.

Company mission

To help everyone, anywhere create their feeling of home.

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back within 2 weeks

-14% employee growth in 12 months

Otta's take

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Sam Franklin

CEO of Otta

Wayfair emerged in the early era of eCommerce with a mission to revolutionize online shopping, offering customers a convenient platform to purchase goods. Today, it stands as one of the foremost global players in the online furniture delivery industry, boasting an impressive inventory of over 33 million products.

Renowned for its extensive product range and comprehensive service offerings, Wayfair distinguishes itself by providing an end-to-end customer experience, from browsing to doorstep delivery. Despite its prominence, the company faces profitability challenges attributed largely to expansion expenses. Nonetheless, its solid presence in the competitive online homeware sector solidifies its position as a key contender.

With ambitious global expansion plans, Wayfair remains committed to maintaining its leadership in the industry. As it aspires to become the ultimate destination for all home needs, its more recent ventures into physical retail represent significant strides toward this overarching goal.

Company values

  • Relentless Customer Focus: Delivering an exceptional customer experience drives everything we do. We invest in understanding our customers and partners. We are all in customer service
  • Deliver Rsults With Agility: We prioritize work that drives long-term value. We execute with urgency, learn from failure, and nimbly pivot. The outcomes of our efforts are impactful, measurable results
  • Use Good Judgement: We are bold and confident, never reckless. We make reasoned, calculated decisions based on data, critical thinking, and pattern recognition
  • Build the Best Team: We lead by setting the bar high, articulating clear goals, and diving deep. We hire, develop, and leverage only the best. Our leaders continually reevaluate and strengthen their teams and do not shy away from hard decisions. We expect and demonstrate excellence
  • Collaborate Effectively: We invest in cross-functional global partnerships that maximize impact and minimize duplication. We prize collaboration in all interactions – with our teammates, stakeholders, and suppliers. We disagree, align, and commit. Effectiveness and efficiency in collaboration are required.
  • Respect Others: We earn and show respect, treating our teammates and partners with empathy and inclusion. We presume good intent while prioritizing impact. We balance confidence and candor with humility and kindness.
  • Be an Owner: We are Wayfair first. We act on what’s best for the company, ahead of team or individual goals. We spend every dollar as if it is our own. We take pride in Wayfair’s success while planning the next win. We always think long-term
  • Innovate & Improve: We are not limited by precedent. We boldly challenge the norm. We continually identify opportunities to innovate, improve, and simplify. We value incremental improvements, but we also look for game-changing breakthroughs.
  • Adapt & Grow: We value adaptability and self-reflection. We find opportunity in every change, experience, and mistake. We are committed to continuous self-improvement.

Founders

Niraj Shah

(Co-Founder & CEO)

Studied Engineering at Cornell University before co-founding Spinners, a Boston-based IT services company. Previously acted as Entrepreneur in Residence for Greylock and has served as CEO of Wayfair since co-founding the company in 2002.

Steven Conine

(Co-Founder)

Co-founded Spinners before working for Operations at iXL. Conine also co-founded Pillar VC in 2016.

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