: Senior Android Engineer

Our Opportunity

Chewy is looking for a Senior Android Developer to join our Native Android Mobile Apps Team based in either Dania Beach, FL or Boston, MA. The ideal candidate succeeds in a fast-paced environment, is self-motivated, and has a passion for both the business and the technology. You work independently but understand the importance of teamwork and mentor ship. Ultimately, you need to be comfortable contributing to every aspect of shipping a consumer app - whether that's documentation, testing, developing in Kotlin, or improving build scripts. We pride ourselves on the Chewy culture and are looking for teammates who value collaboration, innovative problem solving, and quality products so that we can continue to provide the best possible experience for our loyal Chewy customers.

What You'll Do

  • Contribute to the Chewy.com ecommerce application (99.9% Kotlin) for the Android platform.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, architect, and ship new features.
  • Work with outside data sources and APIs (gRPC/REST).
  • Leverage modern architectural patterns, third party libraries, and Kotlin to deliver new features.
  • Profile and improve app performance.
  • Enforce code styles and best practices via code reviews and mentorship.
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency and effectiveness.


What You'll Need

  • To have worked on consumer facing Android apps as a technical lead or senior individual contributor.
  • A strong grasp on the development, testing, and release lifecycles of mobile apps.
  • The ability to clearly and effectively communicate ideas in a team environment.
  • Intimate familiarity with Android SDK, testing frameworks, and build tooling.
  • Experience with Dependency Injection, modern architectural patterns, and Android best practices.
  • Passionate about learning and building with the latest and greatest in Android.
  • Working knowledge of the mobile landscape, architectural patterns, trends, and emerging technologies.
  • A sound understanding of Git, branching strategies, pull requests, and continuous integration.
  • Work well in a distributed team environment.
  • Candidate must possess a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Position may require travel



    • Youre familiar with animations, Instant Apps, and/or Architectural Components.
    • You're proficient with Kotlin.
    • You know what gRPC is without Googling it.


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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.