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

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Our Opportunity:

Chewy is growing! Were looking for a Senior Full Stack Engineer to join our team developing Chewy.com. Chewy is the go-to online shopping destination for all things pet and we are continuously striving to delight pet parents with a seamless experience across our platforms.

At Chewy, you will specialize in building web applications that scale to millions of users, providing the best possible customer experience. If you enjoy working on large scale, mission critical applications, that can profoundly contribute to the companys success then this is the place for you.

We are looking for talented individuals who:

  • are action oriented
  • delight in learning new technologies and enjoy becoming the go to person
  • enjoy sharing their knowledge with teammates
  • are result driven
  • communicate effectively
  • have a passion for doing their job well
  • bring out the best in others

What you'll do:

  • Design and implement new features in Chewys products
  • Write client-side and server-side code for web-based applications, creating fast, easy-to-use, high-volume production applications, and develop prototypes quickly
  • Optimize web applications to maximize speed and scale
  • Support diverse clients, from high-powered desktop computers to small-footprint mobile devices
  • Create and execute integration and user experience testing plans
  • Interact with application services to access and store information in a comprehensive e-commerce ecosystem
  • Work in an agile development environment, collaborating with Product Management and Design teams.
  • Experiment with new technologies to optimize customer retention and conversion
  • Follow the latest advancements in front-end, back-end technologies and techniques
  • Review code and mentor other developers on best practices

What you'll need:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, a similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of working experience with client-side web technologies (e.g. HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.) and server-side technologies (Java)
  • Expert in creating customer experiences using HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Experience with JSP pages to implement front-end templates for web applications
  • Experience building HTML pages that are responsive across desktop, tablets, and mobile devices
  • Experience in web technologies such as Spring Boot, Swagger, Lambda functions
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals object oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • SQL and RDBMS experience
  • Sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills
  • Work in an agile development environment (Scrum, Kanban, etc.)
  • Experience with designing, building and deploying scalable, highly available systems
  • Strong communication skills as well as experience in mentoring and educating your peers
  • A strong sense of responsibility and an obsession with quality
  • This position may require travel

Bonus:

  • Expertise in debugging/testing and troubleshooting JavaScript and CSS issues across multiple browsers and devices.
  • Test automation experience (selenium, webdriver, mocha, jasmine, etc) is a big plus.
  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including, but not limited to, Java, Kotlin, C#, Swift, JavaScript, or TypeScript
  • Experience with Vue.js, React, or other reactive frameworks.
  • Interest and ability to learn other languages/frameworks as needed
  • Data-informed product development: analytics, A/B testing, etc.
  • Experience with modern version control systems (Git, Mercurial, etc)
  • Experience in any design studio or working with design team for extracting assets and building templates.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, or you require a religious accommodation, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our company, please contact HR@Chewy.com.

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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.