: Senior Front End Engineer, Purchase Team

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is looking for a Senior Front End Engineer, Purchase Team to join our Purchase Team based in Boston, MA and focusing on our Cart & Checkout customer experience. The ideal candidate has experience with JavasScript frameworks/libraries, HTML, CSS and Java. The Purchase team is responsible for the customer journey across Chewy.coms lower funnel and thus for all the millions of customer purchases. The journey starts as a customer places an item in their Cart and continues down through the Checkout process and includes the e-commerce backend platforms that powers that experience. The teams goal is to create a friction-less mobile first customer experience as we build, learn and iterate on our core and new capabilities.

What You'll Do:

  • Design and build new features and capabilities on our customer facing Storefront across Cart, Checkout & Order confirmation
  • Write scalable, performant, readable and tested frontend code
  • Participate in technical decisions and collaborate with talented peers
  • Review code, implementations and give meaningful feedback that helps others build better solutions
  • Write documentation
  • Provide mentor-ship and guidance for peers and more junior engineers
  • Establish strong working relationships at all organizational levels and across functional teams
  • Refine our JavaScript frameworks, processes and standards
  • Take responsibility and ownership of project timelines and deliverables

What You'll Need:

  • 5+ years of experience in Software Development as a Front-End Engineer
  • Fluency in JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and other client facing technologies
  • Experience with a modern JavaScript framework such as Vue, React, and/or Vue
  • Experience with Java
  • Candidate must possess a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Position may require travel


  • Experience with Vue.js
  • Experience with AWS


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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.