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Chewy Software Development Manager, Pet Health in Boston, Massachusetts

Our Team:

Chewy's Pet Health is on a mission to build innovative solutions for our pet parents and our partner vets, such as Pet Insurance, Practice Hub and Telehealth Service. Engineering plays a critical role in defining and executing our platform roadmap. We take the time to understand the "why" before we start shaping up the "how." We celebrate engineering successes and promote a blameless and continuous learning and improvement engineering culture. We set the bar high for delivering production-ready code by adopting CI/CD and DevOps engineering best practices. Our engineers are encouraged to contribute ideas and code to our own platform and to other partner teams.

Your Role:

As a Software Development Manager (SDM) on the Pet Health development team, you will act as both an individual contributor and lead a team of strong engineers building services for Chewy’s Pet Health initiatives. 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 new and growing line of business. As the leader of a dynamic team, this role offers a tremendous opportunity for professional growth in the leading online pet retailer in the US.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead a team of 4-7 software and quality assurance engineers responsible for building Chewy’s new Pet Health initiatives

  • Review system architecture, design, and implementations, and provide feedback to individual contributors

  • Foster, maintain, and improve upon a culture of operational excellence with consistent, repeatable processes and standards

  • Partner with our recruiting team to continue building your team and mentor the growth of the current talented team

  • Drive technical decisions and work with your partner TPM to plan, track, and deliver software projects

  • Establish strong working relationships at all organizational levels and across functional teams

  • Collaborate with others in Engineering Management to drive best practices in software design, development, testing, and production deployment

  • Work with your technical product manager and product owners to balance delivery of forward looking roadmap initiatives with the existing backlog of iterative improvements and maintenance, in partnership with multiple support multiple teams

  • Identify and manage team priorities and deliveries within the context of overall Chewy objectives

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated history of implementing and managing multiple, significant software development projects

  • 5+ years of experience in Software Development as a software engineer or architect

  • 2+ years of experience in Engineering Management

  • Proven delivery experience working under an Agile/Scrum methodology

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

  • Strong communication skills with both technical and business audiences

  • Position may require travel

Preferred:

  • Experience in e-commerce or Healthcare

  • Experience delivering projects via Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment

  • Relevant Java ecosystem like Spring Boot based applications

  • Relevant experience in frontend frameworks like ReactJs

  • Relevant experience with cloud & orchestration technologies (AWS Services, Terraform, HELM, Ansible, etc)

Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.

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