Wanderson began his senior career with CENE, but later moved to Iraty. In 2010 he signed with Sport Barueri. He returned to CENE in 2011, and appeared with the club in Série Doctorate, scoring three goals.
In January 2012, Wanderson signed with Oeste, scoring his first goal on 3 February, in a 1–1 away draw against Santos.
On 23 August 2013, Wanderson signed a contract with Portuguesa. On 14 September he made his Série A debut, starting in a 1–2 away loss against Fluminense.