Senior Software Engineer, Java

| Boston

Our Opportunity: 

Chewy is hiring a Senior Software Engineer - Java for our eCommerce Systems team in Boston, MA. You will deliver solutions and features for the leading online pet retailer in the US. We are offering relocation assistance for Java Developers who complete our interview process and are made an official offer of employment.

What you'll do:

You'll lead a team that is responsible for the vision, strategy, product roadmap, and development of Chewy’s core ecommerce platform which consists of customer management, order and shipment management, returns management, catalog management, competitive pricing tools, search and personalization services, and operational analytics. You'll have significant influence over the vision, features, and design of this critical platform. Working with other technology teams, you and your team will design and build interfaces that integrate with vendor and supply chain systems, fulfillment systems, and financial systems. This is a high-profile position that will have exposure across the entire business. You will write simple and sustainable code that reflects a constant understanding of the business impacts. This is a terrific opportunity to join a thriving startup and have a significant role in its success. There is a tremendous opportunity to grow professionally and to be a part of a dynamic and successful team.

What you'll need:

  • 5+ years of experience in an object-oriented language such as Java or Scala
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Proficiency in Computer Science fundamentals – object oriented design, data structures, algorithm - design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Experience mentoring and training the engineering community on complex technical issues
  • Sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills
  • Experience with designing, building and deploying scalable, highly available systems.
  • Strong background with modern tools and environments (e.g., XML, web services, version control systems, bug/issue tracking tools)
  • Have or (more importantly) be willing to learn deep domain knowledge in the area of retail e-commerce.
  • Position may require travel

 Bonus:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Math, Physics or Electrical Engineering
  • Experience with Scrum, XP or other agile methodologies a plus.
  • Good communication skills with both technical and business people.
  • Experience in web technologies such as JavaScript, JQuery, JQuery mobile, AJAX and HTML5
  • Experience with data analysis/mining in large scale database environments a plus.
  • A working knowledge of optimization algorithms (e.g., linear programming) and mathematical modeling a plus.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • JavascriptLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • VueJSLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • GRPCFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • VerticaDatabases
    • AerospikeDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • BalsamiqDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • UXPinDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • dotCMSCMS

Location

Located in the Fort Point neighborhood, home to many of Boston's hip and upcoming restaurants along with emerging technology companies.
343 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02110

Insider's spotlight

What projects are you most most excited about?

Our team loves working on new app features that are requested by our customers! We get the most excited when our app users send us a request and then that idea comes to life in the next app update. We take our customer’s feedback very seriously!

Eliza

Mobile Product Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Chewy gives a significant amount of freedom and autonomy to do your best work. I am able to pursue the most important objectives, and work that I really enjoy. It’s an amazing feeling to see your hard work pay off immediately and have a positive impact on the team—and something that makes life at Chewy really unique!

Rich

Human Resources Business Partner

Aside from the standard 1x1s and team meetings: 24/7 via text, email, chat, voice and during business hours by walking around the office engaging in conversation, listening to current challenges and proposed solutions.

Mike

VP, Software Engineering

What makes someone successful on my team is a person who is passionate about technology and has the ability to adapt on the fly. As an engineer you must make data driven decisions to deliver solutions that meet today's needs but be flexible enough to change in the future should we need to pivot.

Paul

Director, IT Operations

Perks of working here

401(K)
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Dental Benefits
Flex Work Hours
Happy Hours
Health Benefits
Pet-Friendly Office
Some Meals Provided
Stocked Kitchen
Unlimited Vacation
Vision Benefits
Volunteering Opportunities
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