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Chewy Senior Java Software Engineer - Pet Health in Boston, Massachusetts

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is hiring a\u0026amp;nbsp;Senior Software Engineer - Java\u0026amp;nbsp;for our Pet Health team in Boston, MA. As a Senior Software Engineer you will have development and operational oversight over major systems at Chewy.\u0026amp;nbsp; You will be in charge of evaluating new technologies, designing, developing impactful software capabilities to enhance or create new functionality needed to grow Chewy.\u0026amp;nbsp; You will have the opportunity to be part of a high performing engineering team where we value broad-based technical skills in cloud-based services, databases, security, server less technologies, and more.

What You’ll Do:

  • Architect a resilient system for a customer-facing web application from scratch

  • You will have responsibility over major components of Chewy’s architecture – both development and operational needs. You will be the go-to engineer for your part of the platform

  • You will be responsible for ensuring your systems are fully CICD and have responsibility of a plan to get to CICD if not there yet.

  • Drive innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development

  • Conduct design and code reviews and raise the bar on engineering rigor and standard

  • Debug production issues across services and tech stack

  • Continuously measure and optimize the performance, effectiveness, and uptime of backend services

  • You will participate in setting guidelines for evolving development practices, as well as mentoring junior engineers.

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor\u0026#39;s degree in Computer Science, Math, Physics or Electrical Engineering

  • 5+ years of experience in an object-oriented language such as Java with 3+ years as hands-on Software Architect

  • Minimum 5 years of software development in Java8/Spring Boot stack

  • Minimum of 3 years of cloud architecture and service development experience

  • Hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software at scale or current hands on technology infrastructure, network, compute, storage, and virtualization experience

  • Be a hands-on Engineer spending significant percentage of their time writing code or debugging tricky issues

  • 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 \u0026amp;amp; a working knowledge of design patterns

  • Experience with designing, building and deploying scalable, highly available systems

  • Have or (more importantly) be willing to learn deep domain knowledge in the area of retail e-commerce

  • Position may require travel

Bonus (if applicable):

  • Experience in e-commerce

  • Experience with Scrum, XP or other agile methodologies a plus

  • Good communication skills with both technical and business audiences

  • Experience with cloud \u0026amp;amp; orchestration technologies (AWS Services, Terraform, Ansible, etc.)

  • Strong background with modern tools and environments (e.g., JSON 3 API, Chaos Engineering, web services, version control systems, bug/issue tracking tools)

  • Experience with OpenAPI, Swagger, or stoplight.io

  • Experience with configuration and deployment management via Terraform or Ansible

  • Infrastructure automation through DevOps scripting (E.g. shell, Python, Ruby, Powershell)

  • Experience with data analysis/mining in large scale database environments a plus

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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 our company, please contact HR@Chewy.com.

To access Chewy’s Privacy Policy, which contains information regarding information collected from job applicants and how we use it, please click here: Chewy Privacy Policy\u0026amp;nbsp;(https://www.chewy.com/app/content/privacy).

Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members. \u0026amp;nbsp; 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\u0026amp;nbsp;HR@Chewy.com. \u0026amp;nbsp; To access Chewy’s Privacy Policy, which contains information regarding information collected from job applicants and how we use it, please click here:\u0026amp;nbsp;https://www.chewy.com/app/content/privacy).

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