Principal Front End Engineer, Personalization

| Greater Boston Area
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Our Opportunity:

Millions of pet parents with unique needs visit Chewy.com looking for products for their beloved pets. We have the task to decide what products would be most useful to them and help them discover those products. How do we do this?

Meet the Personalization team @ Chewy. We use best of machine learning techniques and continuously test the outcomes to simplify product discovery for pet parents. Our exceptional multi-disciplinary team of data scientists, data engineers, software/front-end engineers and product managers work together to power personalized recommendations and product discovery for pet parents. Our mission is to make Chewy a trusted partner who meets pet-parents’ needs in an intuitively personalized and friction-free way. Our team has single threaded ownership of the space allowing us to decide impactful products that we can experiment, measure with metrics and deliver at a fast pace.

We are hiring a Principal Front-End Engineer for our Personalization team in Boston, MA. In this position, you will build scalable and robust front-end components that are re-usable and easily customizable across Chewy. You will simplify complex problems and tackling tough challenges with a focus on implementing front-end best principles and practices. You will work independently, as well as montor other engineers on complex technical solutions. As a principal engineer you will work collaboratively across teams at Chewy to architect and implement best practices and define standards for front end development.

What you'll do:

  • You will work with a team of highly skilled engineers and scientists, who are developing the next generation personalization systems.
  • You will be a technical lead for the team on our cross-functional projects.
  • You have expert understanding of the systems, their dependencies and shortcomings.
  • You hold a high bar for the quality of architecture and design of systems. Keep it simple too.
  • You have expert knowledge of front-end best practices and technologies.
  • You bring engineering excellence mindset to the team and drive focus on scalability, security, modularity, and performance within personalization team and across teams at Chewy.
  • Actively mentor engineers and advise senior leaders in the organization.
  • Through deep knowledge and experience driving influence across organization.

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 7+years of front-end experience using various layout and rendering technologies and techniques.
  • 10+ years of experience working on large consumer facing, data driver, web applications.
  • Experience with common front-end languages and frameworks such as HTML, CSS, React, Vue, Angular.
  • Domain expertise with build frameworks, tools, and services used for front-end development.
  • Experience architecting and building reusable UI/UX components,
  • Experience working with AWS or similar cloud environments.
  • Understanding of emerging technologies and their applicability.
  • Excellent communication and consensus building skills.
  • Position may require travel

Bonus:

  • Experience building front-end frameworks that can be used across the platform easily.
  • Experience with AWS technologies, dev-ops, CI/CD for front-end development.

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 [email protected]

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Location

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

An Insider's view of Chewy

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

It's refreshing being a part of a team dedicated to getting the job done, without quilting you into extra hours. While we are in the retail space, we are always supportive of the team's needs. I don't feel guilty about asking for help if I'm pressed for time and need to get back to my family. The flexibility around working from home has been great

Marcus

Senior Product Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

Our team loves working on new app features that are requested by our customers! We get the most excited when our app users send us a request and then that idea comes to life in the next app update. We take our customer’s feedback very seriously!

Eliza

Mobile Product Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

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 are Chewy Perks + Benefits

Chewy Benefits Overview

We got you covered when it comes to competitive salaries, unlimited time off, medical & dental insurance, 401k and happy hour. True to our business, we're pet-friendly and have fun pet-related perks like Paw-ternity leave for new pup parents. Of course, the biggest perk is being able to work alongside smart, driven and passionate team members who are changing the world every day.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
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
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 40 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table, Foosball, Video Games.
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
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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