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Wayfair Overview

Boston, MA (US)
5001 to 10000 employees
2002
Company - Public (W)
Home Furniture & Housewares Stores
$2 to $5 billion (CAD) per year

Wayfair Reviews

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    "Great for growth"

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    Current Employee - Talent Sourcer in Boston, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Talent Sourcer in Boston, MA (US)
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    I have been working at Wayfair full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone cares about your growth and you're surrounded by intelligent people. You can see the impact of your work and you're encouraged to do your best and grow. There are also so many opportunities within this company!

    Cons

    It does take some time to get used to Wayfair lingo, but everyone helps you through it.

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Wayfair Interviews

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA (US)
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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Wayfair (Boston, MA (US)) in January-2019.

    Interview

    1. Brief Conversation with HR (It was surprising she asked me some questions such as what is a DRY principle, Difference between inner and outer join, some basic questions about HashMap). Pretty basic questions I must say.
    2. Next round was Phone tech round with Engg Manager. Asked to code in coderpad and verified that code runs. Then asked SQL questions giving me all Entities and data in it . Essentially based on that asked all me all twisted questions.
    3. Next was invited Onsite. Had 5 rounds with 1 Behavioral, 1 DB round, 1 Design, 1 Programming, 1 Lunch. Lunch is ideally mixed with gauging your interest and your aspirations.
    4. Got the offer in next 3 days.

    Interview Questions

    • Phone Round: Regarding shipping labels parsing and then calculating the total   Answer Question
    • Onsite: 1. How would you go about designing MTBA network (Rail and Road network)? Followup: How would keep track of user activities.   1 Answer
    • OnSite 2: Programming: Program Roulette game and determine if you win/loose having an initial amount. You need to also determine if its really your day to play more or not.   Answer Question
    • Onsite 3: Database: Design Cookbook DB and some questions based on that.   Answer Question
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Wayfair Awards & Accolades

  • World's Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2018
  • Customer Service Department of the Year - Retail, Silver, Stevie Award, 2018
  • Most Innovative Companies - Top 10 AR/VR Company, Fast Company, 2018
  • Best Workplaces in Retail, Fortune, 2018
  • Top 100 Biggest Tech Employers - #1, Built in Boston, 2017
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