: Staff Automation Engineer

Our Opportunity:

We are hiring Staff Software Development Engineer in Test for our Personalization team in Boston, MA. In this position, you will write easy to understand, good quality functional/behavioral test for personalization team; build frameworks as you see fit. We believe our customers should have bug free experience and your work will directly impact millions of customers who shop for their furry family members every day. Engineers in this team focus on learning, and on working together as a team to delivering technical products that our customers love. 


What you'll do:

  • Be yourself; do what you like to do Write good quality, maintainable functional test cases; And automate them.
  • Challenge the team to think wider by considering all the corner cases.
  • Work with a team of awesome people who are passionate about personalization.
  • Work with product team to build test cases for features/experiences for our customers.
  • Review code written by others, provide feedback, and mentor junior engineers.
  • Gain good understanding of the systems, their dependencies and shortcomings.
  • Work with software engineers and manual QA engineers to understand how you can help scale both teams.


What you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Software Engineering or equivalent.
  • 5+years of experience using commonly used frameworks (like Selenium) for test automation on various mobile and web platforms.
  • 7+ years of experience working on large consumer facing, data driver, web/mobile applications.
  • Familiarity with common front-end languages and frameworks such as HTML, CSS, React, Vue, Angular.
  • Familiarity with commonly used AWS services like DynamoDB, S3, SNS, SQS, etc.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline and  how to automate testing in cloud environment.
  • Desire to learn and pickup new technologies easily.



  • Knowledge of Atlassian suite of tools (Jira, Bamboo, Confluence)
  • Experience working in Agile teams (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Familiarity with performance, scalability testing
  • Knowledge of Chaos engineering
  • Knowledge of VM test environments and/or cloud-based compute environments


  • Experience with mobile applications development lifecycle
  • Agile experience (Scrum Master, Product Owner)
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Operations Management or Business Administration or equivalent experience


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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.