Job Post

Software Engineer

343 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02110

Our Opportunity:

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

What you'll do:

Design, develop and support various Java microservices and APIs for the Data Science and Engineering team.

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.

Estimate the Engineering effort, time for implementation, and roll out for various initiatives.

Ensure that technical solutions follow the best practice, so that they are reliable, maintainable and scalable under sustained load.

Create and evolve application documentation as required.

Mentor and guide junior team members.

Identify project risks and work effectively to mitigate them.

Find and help fix stability/scalability issues in a very time critical environment

Support site roll outs and be available to resolve site issues

Develop industry and product technical expertise

What you'll need:

5+ years of full software development life-cycle experience in Java including the ability to perform independent analysis

3+ years of experience developing applications in web technologies (Vue.js, React.js, Java, JavaScript, Spring framework, jQuery, JSON and Tomcat)

Hands-on experience with cloud technologies like Azure/AWS

Hands-on experience on messaging systems like Kafka/SQS

Experience with code repository tools and concepts such as Git.

Exposure to continuous integration

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

Self-driven, able to work independently or within a team setting

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

Category: Software Engineering/QA

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