Chewy Director of Software Engineering, Pick Planning Technology in Boston, Massachusetts
If you are passionate about building industry leading fulfillment technology in the pet industry, come join us!
Chewy is looking for a Director of Software Engineering, Pick Planning to join our Fulfillment Technology team in Boston, MA.
We are seeking an executive leader who excels from strategy to tactical implementation of Fulfillment technology, can lead a team high bar technical resources, and is passionate about solving complex problems for internal and external customers.
As a single threaded owner, you will have end to end ownership of Chewy’s pick planning systems that optimize the execution of customer orders in our Fulfillment Centers to achieve ‘best in show’ delivery experience. A successful leader would have great technical acumen, deep understanding of Fulfillment and optimization, experience developing systems that scale and be comfortable in dealing with ambiguity. Strong communication skills are required as you will be working closely with senior executives in influencing and establishing the roadmap for future evolution of our systems.
You will lead a diverse team of Research/Data Scientists, SDMs, TPMs, and Engineers who are passionate about making Chewy the ecommerce platform for all pet parents. With high business growth every year, you will lead the team to scale and develop solutions that accelerate achieving business plans.
What You’ll Do:
Develop and implement the long-term strategy and vision for scaling the Pick Planning systems to support the business growth and vision
Develop and operationalize analytical and science-based tools/models iteratively to support growing business use cases and complexity
Develop and deliver on key performance indicators for on-time-shipping and variable costs
Recruit, hire, and mentor exceptional Research, Data Science, and Engineering Talent
Build a world-class Planning and Optimization platform that is powered by sound Data Science models
Build out the Pick Optimization tool suite to proactively provide Fulfillment business stakeholders best practices and solutions
Champion innovation to simplify current solutions and methodologies, while accelerating time to market
Raise the bar on Service Levels and Customer Experience
Be a thought leader and contribute to the product and technical vision for Fulfillment Technology at Chewy
Communicate strategy and status to senior executives and partners/stakeholders across Chewy
Bring industry leading insights to inform the future roadmap of Fulfillment systems
What You'll Need:
A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
7+ years of experience on architecting fault tolerant, high scale distributed systems in retail or ecommerce industry
5+ years of experience managing Engineering teams at scale
3+ years of experience managing Research Science, Data Science/Machine Learning teams
Demonstrated ability to formulate data driven decisions that lead to results
Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, manage, and prioritize multiple projects
Demonstrated ability to build high performing teams
Travel may be required
- Advanced Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or related field with a minimum of 7 years of relevant software development and engineering management experience
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