Head of Advertising Tech Systems

Engineering - Ad Tech & Customer Intelligence Boston, Massachusetts

Head of Advertising Tech Systems

Responsible for the development of all Wayfair proprietary Ad Tech, continuously delivering solutions which outperform all available commercial alternatives. Keyword search optimization for hundreds of millions of dollars of annual ad spend and a product catalog with millions of distinct products. Display retargeting to outperform specialized industry leaders, fueled by real-time product recommendations and user-level bidding. Intelligent campaign automation that exceeds the configurability, intuitions and power of commercial alternatives, enabling Wayfair to get the perfect content in front of each user with the best timing and optimal channel, for hundreds of concurrent campaigns and tens of millions of customers.

What You'll Do

  • Create the strategic vision, both short-term and long-term, for your team. Providing roadmaps and milestones / KPI's
  • Be a leader of leaders. Providing support and career growth while also being a talent magnet.
  • Work cross-functionally with product teams, engineering teams and the executive business team
  • Own the platform that runs our advertising technology initiatives.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship.

What You'll Need

  • Strong history of building engineering teams ideally with rapid innovation and product release.
  • At least 8 years of experience leading software engineering teams of 20+
  • Previous track record of individual contribution within engineering
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and desire to build
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Specific domain experience within advertising technology (Display Ads, Video Ads, etc...)
  • Experience with high-growth environments
  • Strong organizational, communication and problem solving skills

About Us

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking. No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

About Us:

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.