Chewy: Software Developer In Test
343 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02110


Employee Testimonials

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is looking for a Software Developer In Test (SDET) to join our Search Team based in Boston, MA. The ideal candidate

What You'll Do:

  • Create and review test cases to maximize potential for automated test execution
  • Implement programmatic functional tests at varying scope (unit, component database, integration, system integration, front-end & performance)
  • Design and implement scalable tools and frameworks to simplify test development, including simulators/mocks and data generators
  • Integrate test infrastructures to fit into our CI platform
  • Assess and evaluate new tools and testing methodologies
  • Advocate quality and testability in peer design and code reviews
  • Participate in team strategy, roadmap definition, and sprint planning

What You'll Need:

  • S. in Computer Science, Engineering, or other software development best practices
  • 3-5 years as a Quality Engineer, Test Automation and/or Software Engineer
  • Experience with Git or other version control tools (BitBucket, SVN)
  • Solid programming experience in one or more object-oriented languages such as Java, C#, Kotlin, Javascript, Python, or Ruby (most of our development is in Java, with some other JVM languages)
  • Experience with JUnit or other unit testing frameworks (open source or commercial)
  • Have an expertise with complex data structures, with the ability to write simple and complex SQL queries and backend data (parallel) validation.
  • Experience testing relational databases, components, API, integration & front-end points
  • Understanding of TDD, BDD, and data-driven test practices
  • Position may require travel


  • Experienced with working on teams that building scalable websites (e-commerce) or large-scale applications
  • Exposure to development scripting such as shell, bash, powershell
  • Knowledge of Atlassian suite of tools (Jira, Confluence)
  • Development experience with Continuous Integration (CI/CD) tools (Bamboo, Jenkins, Semaphore, Appveyor)
  • Experience working in Agile teams (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Familiarity implement non-functional tests & tools at varying scope (browser compatibility, performance, scalability or application security/penetration test)
  • Familiarity of VM, Docker, Vagrant and/or cloud-based compute environments

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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.