: Staff Software Engineer

Our Opportunity:

Millions of pet parents with unique needs visit Chewy.com looking for products for their beloved pets. We have the task to decide what products would be most useful to them and help them discover those products. How do we do this?

Meet Personalization team @ Chewy. We use best of machine learning techniques and continuously test the outcomes to simplify product discovery for pet parents looking for their pet needs on Chewy.com. Our exceptional multi-disciplinary team of data scientists, data engineers, software/front-end engineers and product managers work together to power personalized recommendations and product discovery for pet parents. Our mission is to make Chewy a trusted partner who meets pet-parents needs in an intuitively personalized and friction-free way. Our team has single threaded ownership of the space allowing us to decide impactful products that we can experiment, measure with metrics, and deliver to maximize value to our customers.

We are hiring a Staff Software Engineer for our Personalization team in Boston, MA. In this Sr. Engineering position, you will help us build scalable, robust software systems for Personalization at Chewy. You will demonstrate a passion for delivering outstanding customer experience, experience of building scalable solutions and will bring communication skills that allow you to instill trust in the team that you are working with.

What You'll Do:

  • You will be responsible for design, development, delivery and support of large-scale, distributed software and tools
  • You will be the engineering lead. You will work with the team and other partner teams to define our technical roadmap
  • You will deliver projects successfully and drive initiatives for up keep of health of our services in the face of growth
  • Hire and coach engineers on the team

 What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • 8+ years professional experience in software development
  • Experience applying CS fundamentals in OO Design, data structures, algorithms and problem solving
  • Experience with, at least, one modern programming language such as C#, Java
  • Experience implementing high availability services
  • Delivery experience working under an Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Position may require travel 

Bonus:

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • E-commerce experience
  • Frontend frameworks
  • Experience working with AWS or Similar Cloud Environments

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Full-time

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.