Chewy: Associate Director – Platform Engineering
343 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02110

Employee Testimonials


Our Opportunity:

Chewy is looking for an Associate Director Platform Engineering to join our Infrastructure Team based in Boston, MA. As the Associate Director of Platform Engineering at Chewy, youll direct the teams who work to ensure that Chewys public and private cloud platforms support the firms current and future business needs. This is a high-profile position that will have exposure across the entirety of the business, driving the development, implementation, and management of these platforms roadmaps and associated projects and processes.

What you'll do:

  • Direct and manage a team of engineers in the building and operation of Chewys public and private cloud platforms and the shared services which support said platforms
  • Provide technical leadership to your team and the broader Chewy organization while working with the Cloud Business Office and internal customers to understand the firms current and future needs and to drive associated backlogs for execution by your teams
  • Support the implementation and management of Reference Architectures for use on Chewys cloud platforms
  • Partner with other groups in IT Operations, including SRE, Release Engineering, and the Cloud Business Office to support the organizational transformation currently underway within the Chewy technical orgs
  • Establish strong working relationships at all organizational levels and across functional teams and organizational boundaries
  • Identify and manage priorities within the context of IT Operations and software development objectives
  • Work with others in IT Management to drive best practices in platform development, deployment, and management
  • Position may require some travel

What you'll need:

  • Minimum of 10 years of combined experience in the implementation and management of public and private cloud computing platforms and Bachelors degree in related field
  • Proven ability to lead teams across multiple locations/geographies
  • Knowledge of public and private cloud, software development, and system integration
  • Highly motivated to research and self-study to keep technical, business, and leadership skills relevant in a highly complex environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with great attention to detail and accuracy


  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Deep knowledge of both public and private cloud concepts
  • Experience with AWS and VMWare
  • Experience building systems with micro services and/or deep knowledge of SOA.

Employee Testimonials

Bill Poitras
Software Engineer

It’s amazing working with such a diverse group of talented people at Chewy! I really love the culture of fun, collaboration, hard work, and innovation that I’ve seen throughout the company. I especially am impressed the lengths our company strives to wow our customers. I’ve witnessed first-hand how our customer service representatives not only encourage the passion of pet parents, but share their own. I’m grateful for the opportunity to learn so much new technology and the world of e-commerce.

Becca Litwack
Affiliate Marketing Manager

The environment at Chewy is energizing and there is a strong sense of purpose. Our focused attention to the customer leads to great enthusiasm for the work we get to do. There is real comradery on the teams as well – our team frequently lunches together which lends to a friendly work environment, collaboration, and innovation. Having dogs in the office doesn’t hurt either!

Shantesh Kanekar
Director of Software Engineering

The company known for best in class Customer Service knows how to keep its internal customers (our team members) happy, too. There is a positive energy and vibe the moment you set foot in the office. The workforce at Chewy is a vibrant mix of diversity in all aspects but one thing that is common is the shared belief of being the best in class at whatever job function one is in.

Chris Foley
Senior Software Development Manager

Working at Chewy is fast-paced, challenging, and very fulfilling. Each person here has the opportunity to have a profound effect on how we wow both our internal and external customers. We place a very high value on customer service here at Chewy and regardless of what you are working on, the customer satisfaction is always going to be #1. By everyone working towards the same common goal, teamwork organically happens in everything we do.