Chewy Associate Director, Software Engineering - Purchase in Boston, Massachusetts
Chewy is hiring a Associate Director – Software Engineering for our eCommerce team in Boston, MA. This is a critical part of our custom e-commerce platform that is responsible for all business processes that need to occur on Lower Funnel. This is a high-profile position that will have exposure across the entire business, influencing the vision and implementation of architecture, design and features for this platform. As part of a dynamic team, this role offers a tremendous opportunity for professional growth in the leading online pet retailer in the US.
What you’ll do:
Manage and lead a team 1-2 scrum teams with 3-7 experienced engineers responsible for building Chewy’s next generation eCommerce Platform and complimentary products.
Drive technical decisions and be accountable for the delivery of solutions on initiatives they own.
Technical Savvy with strong System design skills due to previous hands-on knowledge/skill as a Software Engineer.
Contribute to road map definition in collaboration with technical and product leadership.
Review code and implementations, provide feedback for technical contributors.
Must be able to identify and manage priorities within the context of overall company objectives based on data driven decision making.
Establish strong working relationships at all organizational levels and across functional teams as the subject matter expert for your team.
Partner with our recruiting team to continue to build your team and mentor the growth of the existing team.
Work with others in Engineering Management to drive best practices in software development, testing, and production deployment.
What you’ll need
Demonstrated history of implementing and managing multiple software development projects.
5+ years of experience in Software Development as a hands-on Software engineer.
3+ years of experience in Engineering Management
Technical savvy, including hands-on knowledge/skill of system integration, databases and business intelligence
Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
Agile experience leading Scrum teams.
Ability to perform business requirements analysis and design with strong prioritization skills to identify minimal viable/lovable products.
Excellent communication, organization skills, influencing skills.
Capability to identify and mitigate development and implementation risks.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Operations Management, Business Administration or equivalent fields with relevant experience.
Position may require occasional travel
Knowledge of Atlassian suite of tools (Jira, Jenkins, Confluence)
Experience working in Agile teams (Scrum, Kanban)
Project experience using Java, AWS, React, Angular, Vue.JS or similar frameworks and/or libraries.
Experience with building retail solutions
Java & AWS experience
Exceptional customer service skills, follows up with clients and team members, and takes initiative to anticipate and solve problems
Experience with CI/CD processes and releases management
Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.
If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, or you require a religious accommodation, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Chewy, please contact HR at chewy dot com