Chewy
We're on a quest to help people connect through pets.
Boston, MA

2022 Site Reliability Engineer I at Chewy

| Greater Boston Area
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Our Opportunity: 

Chewy seeks passionate, tech-minded undergraduate students to join our offices in Boston, MA as a Site Reliability Engineer. Site Reliability Engineering is an engineering discipline to design, build and maintain large scale production systems with high efficiency and availability using the combination of software and systems engineering practices. This is a highly specialized discipline which demands knowledge across different systems, networking, coding, database, capacity planning, continuous delivery and deployment.  

As part of a dynamic team and high growth company, you will work in a fast-paced environment where your work will have an immediate impact on our business. Our collaborative code environment will allow you the opportunity to learn from and work closely with our passionate engineers.  

What You’ll Do: 

As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will build requirements, design, develop, and maintain solutions related to the core systems running our chewy.com  

  • Design, implement and maintain large scale clusters with monitoring, logging and alerting 
  • Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of services—from inception and design, through deployment, operation and refinement
  • Maintain services once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health
  • Troubleshoot production issues & practice sustainable incident response and postmortems and create runbooks
  • Build and manage systems, infrastructure and applications through automation
  • Write code using programming and/or scripting languages
  • Communicate with Operations & Product team members

We are looking to bring in the next generation of engineers who will help us in our mission to become the most trusted and convenient destination for pet parents. Think you have what it takes to join our pack? 

Possible start dates for this role are between January 2022 and June 2022. 

What You’ll Need: 

  • Currently enrolled in or completed within the last 6 months a BS/BA degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Solid foundation in a programming/scripting language like Bash, Python, Java, Terraform or Golang 
  • Basic knowledge of cloud technologies, e.g., Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Amazon Web Services (AWS) 
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly and accurately troubleshoot issues
  • Interest in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems
  • Ability to debug and optimize code and automate routine tasks
  • Systematic problem-solving approach coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive
  • Strong analytical, structured problem solving, and decision-making abilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Position may require travel
  • Work authorization without current or future employer sponsorship required 

Bonus:

  • Basic knowledge of configuration management systems like chef or puppet or ansible 
  • Previous code contributions to open source projects or code samples on GitHub 
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 [email protected] 
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Where we are

Located in the Fort Point neighborhood, home to many of Boston's hip and upcoming restaurants along with emerging technology companies.

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What are Chewy Perks + Benefits

Chewy Benefits Overview

We offer competitive salaries and 401k, unlimited time off, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, in addition to wellness programs, online communities, and resources for improved physical and mental health... enabling you to be your best self - in and outside of work. With mentorship programs, employee resource groups, cross-functional job trainings, events, and customized development tracks for advancement, we're proud to help develop and promote our team members from within.

True to our business, we're pet-friendly and have fun pet-related perks like Paw-ternity leave for new pup parents and Chewy employee discounts. We offer countless volunteer opportunities, recreational club teams, company outings, happy hours, and team events to enable you to bond with fellow Chewtopians and have some fun!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
We offer a commuter transit, parking, and dependent care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We're currently 100% remote due to caution and care for the health & well-being of our team. Post-pandemic, we plan to operate in a combination of onsite and remote, with logistics still being defined
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Chewy sponsors office sports leagues year-round.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross-functional lunch and learns.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

An Insider's view of Chewy

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Fast paced! We work in "doggy-years" here. It's a place where talent and hard work is valued and where team members can think big and can bring their dreams to life.

Greg

Senior Technical Recruiter

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

At Chewy, one of our operating principles is Accelerate Time. We release new features weekly, fail fast, and iterate often to bring incremental progress quickly to our Pet Parents. Our success is driven by a customer first mentality, a culture of collaboration, and empowering individuals and teams.

Heather

Associate Director, Product Management

How does the company support your career growth?

Chewy gives a significant amount of freedom and autonomy to do your best work. I am able to pursue the most important objectives, and work that I really enjoy. It’s an amazing feeling to see your hard work pay off immediately and have a positive impact on the team—and something that makes life at Chewy really unique!

Rich

Human Resources Business Partner

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Aside from the standard 1x1s and team meetings: 24/7 via text, email, chat, voice and during business hours by walking around the office engaging in conversation, listening to current challenges and proposed solutions.

Mike

VP, Software Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

Collaborating with so many different teams on a daily basis and seeing how we all come together to help pet parents find the products that they need for their pets.

Victoria

Senior Integrated Marketing Manager

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