Senior Software Engineer (Supplier Group) - Wayfair - Return to Work Program

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Information Technology
Return-to-Work Program


Making a decision to return to work can be exciting and scary all at the same time. We get it 100% - many of us at reacHIRE are returners, too!!  And, we believe meaningful relationships formed along the way back to work should be built on communication and trust. Which is why our team of Program Managers are here to listen to your unique story and help you take the best next steps toward your next opportunity.We are excited to partner with Wayfair for a 6-month return-to-work program starting in January 2023. 


If you are a professional returning to work after a career break of greater than 1 year or if you've worked in part time or independent contractor roles, this could be the perfect opportunity! reacHIRE is invested in helping professionals return with confidence; providing the resources and support needed via Program Managers who will help guide and navigate the entire process alongside you. 


We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting amazing Returners, so please don’t hesitate to apply - we’d love to hear from you.



Wayfair has always been a consumer focused application, however it is expanding. The Global Supplier Technology Group is now building cutting-edge applications and self-service tools which will aid Wayfair sellers in every step of the e-commerce journey. From onboarding, to creating and updating their product catalog, to improving the merchandising and pricing of individual products - we will be offering guidance and recommending world-class solutions at every step. Our goal is to make it as easy for anyone to sell on Wayfair as it is to buy from Wayfair.

The Global Supplier Technology Group has been tasked with spearheading the next set of major growth for Wayfair as we strive towards our goal of growing from a $15B company to a $100B company. With this comes the opportunity for you to work on a team that drives projects that have a significant  impact on Wayfair. Furthermore, the team you are on will be greenfielding the way we’re going to build applications for our sellers going forward.  


What You’ll Contribute Day-to-Day:

  • Actively work alongside other engineers to work on highly technical projects and deliver high quality contributions to the codebase
  • Contribute to the inception, design and delivery of high impact architectural decisions
  • Identify risks and gaps in technical approaches to meet team and project goals.
  • Provide visibility into team results and bottlenecks, and drive data-driven action plans
  • Work within an Agile culture to foster continuous improvement at the team and departmental level


You’ll Be a Great Fit If You Have:

  • 7+ years of experience as a full stack, full lifecycle software engineer and deep understanding of a modern programming language (Python, Java & JavaScript experience preferred)
  • Prior background in working cross functionally to build consensus and influencing across business lines with various stakeholders
  • Proven prior success in mentoring junior engineers to improve standards and reduce defects in dynamic environments
  • Experienced in driving implementation and providing visibility to progress through short feedback loops and data-driven action
  • Successful background in designing production systems at scale including fault tolerance, reliability, performance, and security
  • Strong prior background in writing SQL queries against a relational database

About reacHIRE

How are reacHIRE’s programs unique?

reacHIRE is changing the trajectory for individuals in the workplace by partnering with forward-thinking companies. reacHIRE believes a career break shouldn't be a career breaker. At the end of the program, you may be eligible for full-time or extended contracting work, but it is not guaranteed. Either way, you’ll become part of the reacHIRE team, join with a cohort of fellow Returners, and we will provide 360-degree support via Aurora, along with a dedicated Program Manager to ensure your success every step of your journey back to work!


Our return-to-work program participants come from all walks of life, and so do we. At reacHIRE, the sum of our individual differences, life experiences, and self-expression is what makes us great. Be you and reach higher!


Please note:

  • reacHIRE will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments in order to complete the application or interview process. For assistance with your application please contact: Sarah White at
  • reacHIRE is unable to sponsor program participants for the duration of our return-to-work programs.


What’s great about working at Wayfair?

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, they are reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through their commitment to industry leading technology and creative problem-solving, Wayfair is confident that they 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. A community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate differences, and know that unique perspectives make them stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. They value and rely on the collective voices of their employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide them as they build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That's why Wayfair is  proud to be an equal opportunity employer. They 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.



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