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Senior Software Engineering Manager - Mobile

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Storefront Shopping for your home can be overwhelming. Wayfair is an extreme case - its visited by two million people daily, shopping across more than 14 million products. Our software engineering teams work to make an extremely complex process seamless for our customers. Shopping for your home should be exciting, and we want every customer to come away feeling like theyve found the perfect item for them.
Wayfair's Ad Tech & Customer Intelligence Engineering team builds solutions that let Wayfair communicate with new and existing customers effectively across advertising, email, and onsite touchpoints. This team is at the intersection of product, marketing, data science, and technology which allows us to be a leader in the Ad Technology space. We are using cutting edge intelligent systems, big data at scale, and world class ad tech to drive phenomenal growth in a multi-billion dollar business.
Supply Chain teams are responsible for all of the systems related to the physical movement of Wayfair products. Everything from warehousing, order tracking, inventory forecasting to routing systems and final mile delivery. This group is essential to ensuring customers are provided with the best service experience in e-commerce. The majority of Wayfair's business is built on repeat customers and it is important for them to have a smooth delivery experience to ensure they keep them coming back.
Sales, Service and Enterprise platforms are focused on building and improving software that directly impacts customers, customer service agents, sales associates, Finance, Talent Management and external vendors. Our engineers are responsible for all the tools and processes to support these business-critical operations of Wayfair, along with supporting the continued enhancement and scaling capabilities of these systems. Engineers use data, user-centric design, machine learning, and Agile to achieve operational excellence, fueling company growth.
What you'll do
Our senior app engineering managers are service-minded leaders who are just as excited about building great, high performing, diverse teams as they are about building delightful software for both iOS and Android.
Lead, recruit, and mentor developers at multiple career levels and own the quality and technical excellence of your teams and their work.
Build partnerships across teams to help deliver complex and powerful new features that span our platforms; work with design, product managers, and analytics to shape roadmaps and goals across all of our groups.
Provide continuous feedback to Wayfair's processes for recruitment, training, and performance evaluation and support other app developers by taking core aspects of our app tooling and infrastructure and releasing them as open source projects.
Improve processes across full-stack, frontend, infrastructure, and analytics to improve collaboration across tech stacks.
Give back to the tech community by presenting talks at conferences and tech meetups.
What you'll need
An Undergraduate or Master's Degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering/Software Engineering or equivalent with at least 5+ years of professional development experience or at least 7+ years of Full time software development experience.
At least 2+ years leading teams as a manager or team lead with experience grooming individual contributors into leads or junior managers.
Experience leading the development of at least one app from ideation to launch and post launch on both iOS or Android.
Familiarity with building retail E-commerce apps.
Experience reviewing architectural and code related decisions.
Experience working with different architectures (MVVM, MVC, VIPER, etc), and an understanding of the advantages, disadvantages and use-cases for each.
Experience in developing Java/Kotlin or Swift/Objective-C on publicly available apps supported by RESTful web services, and having a past track record of encouraging collaboration across both iOS and Android.
Experience having an active role in shaping the culture and technical standards of an engineering organization.

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