At Wayfair, students get the chance to explore their potential outside of the classroom and take the lead on distinct high-impact projects. Whether you want to gain new skills or build upon existing talents, we’ll give you the support, experience, and freedom you need to build an exciting career.
Why start your career at Wayfair?
We offer students a chance to learn new skills and build upon existing ones, whether it’s through technological training or a course on communication and negotiation.
From day one, you’ll take the lead on distinct high-impact projects and drive results. Wayfair believes in giving all employees autonomy in order to innovate, build, and fix quickly.
What better way to grow than by working side by side with people of all backgrounds and experience levels? At Wayfair, we make it easy for you to get to know your coworkers, and we’ll provide you with as many formal and informal mentoring opportunities as possible.
Find Your Next Opportunity
Our 10-week summer internship program is designed to give you a feel of what it would be like to work at Wayfair as a full-time employee. You’ll be assigned real projects, work with your team, and contribute directly to your team’s goals and objectives. Rising juniors and seniors eligible.
No matter what role or tenure, interviews consist of behavioral questions and scenario-based questions. Behavioral questions are specifically designed questions inspired by the core competencies against which all Wayfair employees are assessed: team building & culture, innovation & results, critical thinking, and communication & persuasion. Scenario-based questions are questions used to assess how candidates might operate in a real-world setting. Here are some tips to help you prepare!
(This article originally appeared on Medium)
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Wayfair’s New Approach to Aspect Based Sentiment Analysis Helps Customers Easily Find “Long Tail” Products
Over thirty million customers from around the world shop on Wayfair to look for furniture that helps them create their unique sense of home. Wayfair serves a variety of webpages catered to niche customer sub-segments and help customers discover new products – these include pages with advice for people buying “twin futons,” or “nursery chairs with removable cushions.”
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Feature Toggles (sometimes referred to as Feature Flags) have revolutionized software development by allowing features within a software product to be enabled individually or disabled at any point, even after they’ve been rolled out to customers. Feature Toggles at Wayfair boost productivity and provide teams with complete control over when and how to make new capabilities available to end users.
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Like many interns at Wayfair, Shima Dezfulian works on projects that have a high impact on the company’s operations. More specifically, Dezfulian is part of a Wayfair’s finance and algorithms team that leverages machine learning to make predictions about Wayfair’s profitability.
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As with many e-commerce companies, recommender systems are widely used at Wayfair to show the most relevant products to customers at every stage of their shopping journey. Machine learning models used in recommender systems typically optimize for metrics related to customer satisfaction: actions such as clicks, conversions and Add-to-Cart. My talk at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) was related to how Wayfair is utilizing inputs from our supply chain to influence the products we showcase to consumers as they search and browse our storefront.
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The annual conference for the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) brings together professionals and experts from the industry and academia. At INFORMS 2022, I will be giving a presentation on Global Network Optimization (GNO), which is an ongoing project carried out by Wayfair’s operations research team.
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On Tuesday October 11, 2022 Google announced in a press release that Wayfair completed the migration of all our data center applications and services to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). This was a significant move that will provide huge benefits, enabling us to increase agility, technical innovation, and more. You can read the full press release [here].
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“My job involves making highly business critical technical decisions,” says Alex Maclinovsky. “In my role, I have to go through a large number of technical documents, presentations and make a lot of time-sensitive decisions.”
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As the CTO of Wayfair, Fiona Tan leads the global technology organization responsible for shaping market-leading experiences for the company’s 30 million plus customers, 14,000 suppliers and thousands of employees.
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Wayfair recently celebrated a significant milestone. I’ll give you a hint-it was featured in a roundup of the top 20 innovations from Wayfair’s first two decades of operation. The answer is Wayfair’s new homegrown warehouse management system (WMS), Nexus.
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