Translation QEM

Introduction Wayfair sells products in the USA (wayfair.com), Canada (wayfair.ca), UK (wayfair.co.uk), and Germany (wayfair.de), and works with manufacturers from several countries. Consequently, business is being conducted in many languages. When product data is submitted by our suppliers in a different language than the market where the product is sold,…

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The Rise and Fall of GitLab CI

Greetings Wayfair Engineering Enthusiasts: old, new, and returned. We’re gathered today (virtually) to collect a story from Wayfair’s history. I’m Gary White, volunteering historian, frequent worker. I’m going to share with you all the journey we took as an organization to adopt Continuous Integration. This is part one of two….

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Principal Engineer Role

Bernie Miles, Head of Engineering, and Darach Ennis, Principal Engineer, discuss the role of principal engineer at Wayfair as well as the interesting challenges that accompany the position. 00:00 Intros 00:44 Why did Darach join Wayfair? 01:26 How would you describe event processing at Wayfair and why does Wayfair have…

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Jira (Projecthub) on Kubernetes

In the last decade, Wayfair relied heavily on its homegrown ticketing system for its Engineering, Product, and Operational needs. Starting Q1 2020, Wayfair decided to standardize on Projecthub (Atlassian Jira) thus enabling a range of powerful features, all unified under one single platform. Containerized Jira environment is a relatively fresh…

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