: Senior Software Engineer, Customer Platforms

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join an established technology team in Boston. The expectations of the prospective candidate will be the design, development, testing, implementation, and support of applications and related integrations. In this role, the ideal candidate will engage in iterative development, testing, and make contributions to the growth and development of one of Chewys fastest growing areas. This energetic individual will partner with both technical and business teams on multiple initiatives and collaborate to deliver new features and enhancements.

What You'll Do:

  • Develop in-depth knowledge of several Chewy business processes and systems environment
  • Act in the capacity of a software engineer to actively participate in the definition, design, development, testing and implementation of software functionality using the Agile methodology
  • Create or modify complex programs, modules, routines, scripts and data objects from a detailed design where efficiency, performance and reliability are critical
  • Work with and advise both business and technology teams (internal and external) on how best to implement desired features and enhancements
  • Ensure that technical solutions follow best practices, are reliable, are easily maintainable and are scalable under sustained load
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Collaborate to identify, isolate and resolve malfunctions related to software
  • Conduct knowledge transition on solutions to the designated application support team(s)
  • Create and evolve application documentation as required
  • Operate in compliance with IT standards, policies, procedures, and best practices

What You'll Need:

  • 7+ years of full software development lifecycle experience including the ability to perform independent analysis
  • 7+ years of experience developing applications in web technologies (Java 8, Spring Boot, Hibernate, JSON, Tomcat, Spring MVC)
  • 7+ years of experience in SQL and developing applications with relational database technologies (PostGres a plus)
  • 7+ years of experience working with web services (SOAP/HTTP, REST)
  • Strong analytical abilities and a strong intellectual curiosity
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management and organization skills
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities at a given time
  • Must be team oriented and have a customer service mindset
  • Self-driven, able to work independently or within a team setting
  • Results oriented and adaptable
  • Candidate must possess a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Position may require travel

Bonus: 

  • Experience with any of the following: AWS, Terraform, Agile/Scrum, open source technologies, responsive application design, continuous integration using Jenkins
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architecture
  • Familiarity with Quality Assurance methodologies and automated testing using tools such as Gatling/Jmeter
  • Exposure to working in e-commerce.
  • Experience working directly with non-IT business partners

 

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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.