Rarefied talent in big data technology and analytics



Job Description

Wayfair is currently looking for a quant jock to sift through terabytes of data to create models that calculate optimal prices for millions of products worldwide. This Statistician will play a leading role in brainstorming and testing theories.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Model elasticity and cannibalization effects
  • Analyze data from multiple sources including competitor prices, sales, inventory, product, and customer databases to inform new pricing theories
  • Code pricing logic
  • Measure the impact of pricing on sales and profit


  • 1-3 years of statistician experience strongly desired
  • Master's Degree or Ph.D in Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Business, or other concentrations with heavy quantitative focus strongly preferred
  • Experience or internships in a data-focused, quantitative role
  • Experience with and strong interest in statistical modeling
  • Experience with or interest in internet marketing
  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills
  • Analytical, creative, and innovative approach to solving problems
  • Interest in a test-and-learn, statistics-based approach to program development
  • SQL experience is not required, but aptitude for learning SQL is required
  • Interest in working hard, being challenged in a fast-paced environment, and having fun while doing it

About Wayfair:
Wayfair, founded in 2002, is the largest online-only retailer of home furnishings and house wares in the United States. The company owns and operates Wayfair, AllModern, and Joss & Main. Wayfair ended 2012 with over $600 million in revenue and currently employs over 1,200 employees in offices located in Boston (HQ), Utah (Customer Care & Distribution), Kentucky (Distribution), the U.K, Germany, Ireland and Australia.

Wayfair was named Private Company of the Year by Mass Technology Leadership Council, and selected by Glassdoor.com as a Top Company To Work For and Top Company For Well Balanced Life, and #16 on Forbes list of America’s Most Promising Companies. It's a great time to join and help build the next great ecommerce company!

Wayfair is located in the Back Bay section of Boston, MA.

Visit our Site: http://www.wayfair.com
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Check out our YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/therealwayfair

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Job Location
177 Huntington Ave, Suite 6000
Boston, MA 02115
Company Website
Additional Job Details
Employment Type:
Full Time
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