Chewy: Senior Full Stack Engineer, Java
343 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02110

Employee Testimonials


Our Opportunity:

Chewy is looking for a Senior Full Stack Engineer, Java to join our Data Science and Engineering Team based in Boston , MA. The ideal candidate...

What you'll do:

  • Design and implement new features in Chewys products based on both technical and business requirements which have a direct impact on the companies success.
  • Write client-side and server-side code for web-based applications, creating fast, easy-to-use, high-volume production applications
  • Design, develop and implement complex solutions based on Java technology and spring related frameworks.
  • Work with Engineers and other cross functional teams like Product Management, Project Management, Release Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Operations teams to develop innovative solutions that serve personalized recommendations for Chewy customers.
  • Develop applications in Java/J2EE, REST web services.Develop applications and integrate using services such as APIs/RESTful APIs.
  • Collaboratively work with functional and technical teams to integrate applications in cloud environment.
  • Work in a fast-paced, agile environment consisting of a cross-functional team designing and implementing systems from the web-based user interface frontend through the back-end.
  • Integrate the latest best practices and technologies across UI and server environments using technical expertise, judgment, maturity, and experience which promote the best interests of Chewy.

What you'll need:

  • 5+ years of experience in designing and developing application in Java, scripting languages such as JavaScript and web technologies such as Angular.
  • 3+ years of experience developing applications in web technologies (Vue.js, React.js, Java, JavaScript, Spring framework, jQuery, JSON and Tomcat) .
  • At least 3 years of experience in developing and consuming RESTful APIs.
  • Must have knowledge of Spring Component and Spring Framework such as spring, Hibernate, Batch etc.
  • Experience in building front-end application using JavaScript, Angular JS, JSON, jQuery.
  • Experience in building back-end application code that interfaces with other systems, services and APIs/RESTful APIs.
  • Experience in build and integration tools such as Maven and Jenkins etc. and source control tools like Git.
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies.
  • Hands-on experience with cloud technologies like Azure/AWS.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills; ability to analyze complex technical problems.
  • Excellent team player who can drive a collaborative environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communications, ability to establish effective working relationships with team members and cross functional teams
  • Results oriented and adaptable


  • Experience developing APIs
  • Exposure to the fundamentals of responsive application design
  • Experience working with open source technologies
  • Experience with CICD tools like Travis , Circle CI
  • Exposure to Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Familiarity with Quality Assurance methodologies
  • Exposure to continuous integration
  • Experience working directly with business partners

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.