Chewy: Senior Java Engineer, Core Commerce Services
343 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02110

Employee Testimonials


Chewy is growing! Were looking for a Senior Java Engineer to join our team in Boston, MA. With your technical expertise, you will manage project deadlines and deliverable's. You design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance software solutions. Provide both technical and systems expertise regarding integration with numerous back-end services. Develop new API services which support multiple UI and business services.

At Chewy, you will specialize in building web applications that scale to millions of users, providing the best possible customer experience. You will manage projects across multiple stakeholders as a subject matter expert.

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.

Support diverse platforms in modern service environments which support desktop computers to small-footprint mobile devices.

Interact with multiple application services to access and store information in a comprehensive e-commerce ecosystem.

Work in an agile development environment, collaborating with development, systems support, release, development operations and architecture teams.

Code review and work with other developers on best practices following the latest advancements design patterns and techniques.

Work in an agile development environment (Scrum, Kanban, etc.)

Integrate the latest best practices and technologies across environments using technical expertise, judgment, maturity, and experience which promote the best interests of Chewy.

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 and server-side technologies using Java, Kotlin, Scala, Jersey, Spring technologies.

Experience designing, building and maintaining RESTFul APIs.

Experience in web technologies such as Spring MVC, Stripes, Reactive MVC / MVVM Frameworks.

Strong communication skills as well as experience with educating and working your peers.

SQL and RDBMS experience.

Performance analysis skills across multiple environments.

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 using object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem-solving, and complexity analysis

A strong sense of responsibility and an obsession with quality. Committed to seeing tasks to completion and working with others is essential.

Common development tools such as mvn, git, github, gradle and related/similar tools .

Expertise in debugging/testing and troubleshooting issues across multiple browsers and devices.


Experience in multiple programming paradigms

Experience in working in the business domain of e-commerce

Service Oriented Architecture

Asynchronous programming patterns

Functional Programming Paradigms

SQL and RDBMS experience

Large scale public facing websites

Experience using HTML, JSTL, JSP, CSS, JavaScript, SASS which are responsive across desktop, tablets and mobile devices

Experience working in an agile environment (Scrum, XP or etc.)

Position my require travel


Why We Work Here

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.