: Software Developer Engineer in Test

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is looking for Software Development Engineers in Test (SDET) based in Boston, MA. In this role, you will help build the automated test infrastructure for one of the fastest growing e-commerce platforms!

What Youll Do:

  • Create and review test cases to maximize potential for automated test execution
  • Implement programmatic tests at varying scope (unit, component integration, system integration, performance)
  • Design and implement tools and frameworks to simplify test development, including simulators/mocks and data generators
  • Build test infrastructure to fit into our CI platform
  • Assess and evaluate new tools and testing methodologies
  • Provided peer feedback in design and code reviews
  • Design test automation in one of a variety of software domains: web-based e-commerce and customer service, native iOS and Android applications, financial and accounting systems, warehouse management and supply chain systems

What Youll Need

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, or other technical discipline
  • 5+ years as a Software Development Engineer in Test
  • Solid programming experience in one or more object-oriented languages such as Java, Javascript, Python, or C# (most of our development is in Java, with some other JVM languages)
  • Experience with Unit test frameworks or other integration test frameworks (open source or commercial)
  • Familiarity with RDBS and SQL
  • Understanding of TDD, BDD, and data-driven test practices
  • For UI test automation, experience with Selenium and/or Appium


  • Knowledge of Atlassian suite of tools (Jira, Bamboo, Confluence)
  • Experience working in Agile teams (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Familiarity with performance, scalability or security/pentest
  • Knowledge of Chaos engineering
  • Knowledge of VM test environments 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.