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Chewy Java Software Engineer III (CI \u0026 R) in Boston, Massachusetts

Our Opportunity:\u0026amp;nbsp;

Chewy is hiring a\u0026amp;nbsp;Senior Software Engineer - Java\u0026amp;nbsp;for our Customer Platforms/New Verticals E-Commerce team in Boston, MA.\u0026amp;nbsp;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, serverless technologies, and more.

What You\u0026#39;ll Do:\u0026amp;nbsp;

  • 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

  • Act in the capacity of a software engineer to actively participate in the definition, design, development, testing and implementation of software functionality using the Agile methodology

  • Create or modify complex programs, modules, routines, scripts and data objects from a detailed design where efficiency, performance and reliability are critical

  • Work with and advise both business and technology teams (internal and external) on how best to implement desired features and enhancements

  • Ensure that technical solutions follow best practices, are reliable, are easily maintainable and are scalable under sustained load

  • Participate in design and code reviews

  • Collaborate to identify, isolate and resolve malfunctions related to software

  • 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

What You\u0026#39;ll Need:\u0026amp;nbsp;

  • Bachelor’s Degree (MIS or CS preferred) or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum 5 years working proficiency in Computer Science fundamentals – algorithm - design, problem solving, and complexity analysis, object-oriented design, data structures, System Design

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

  • Last 3+ years of experience developing applications in web technologies (Java 8, Spring Boot, JSON, Tomcat)

  • 3+ years of experience in SQL and developing applications with relational/noSQL database technologies (PostGres/Redis preferred)

  • 3+ years of experience working with REST based web services (HTTP, REST)

  • Strong analytical abilities and a strong intellectual curiosity

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong time management and organization skills

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities at a given time

  • Must be team oriented and have a customer service mindset

  • Self-driven, able to work independently or within a team setting

  • Results oriented and adaptable

  • Position may require travel


  • Experience in e-commerce/ retail

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

  • Good communication skills with both technical and business audiences

  • Experience with OpenAPI, Swagger, or

  • Experience with configuration and deployment management via Terraform or Ansible

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

  • Experience working directly with non-IT business partners

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