On-line retailer Wayfair will probably be opening a brand new engineering workplace in Toronto and plans to rent technologists to hitch its staff.
The corporate introduced in April that it will likely be opening three new engineering websites in North America, Toronto being the one Canadian location.
“We selected Toronto as one of many areas as a consequence of all of the issues that make it a world-class metropolis, together with its excessive calibre universities, infrastructure and neighborhood establishments, and the sturdy technical expertise within the space,” a consultant of Wayfair advised Each day Hive.
In keeping with a press launch, the corporate plans to rent as much as 200 positions at every new web site over the subsequent yr.
These positions embody expertise designers, infrastructure engineers, knowledge scientists, software program engineers, product managers, and analysts. Job listings may be discovered right here.
“We’re wanting ahead to opening three new Engineering websites inside the subsequent yr,” Jim Miller, Chief Expertise Officer of Wayfair mentioned within the launch.
“These new areas will probably be an extension of our headquarters in Boston and Berlin and can permit us to proceed to construct and foster a worldwide neighborhood of subtle technologists who’re powering the very best procuring expertise for house.”
Wayfair isn’t the one firm that has its eyes set for Toronto.
Netflix additionally introduced they are going to be opening a brand new Canadian workplace within the metropolis.
Wayfair has not disclosed when or the place it will likely be opening its new workplace. The retailer joins different notable corporations resembling Cloudflare, DoorDash, and Amazon which have additionally introduced they are going to be opening new hubs in Toronto.