Senior Software Engineer, Marketing Engineering

| Greater Boston Area
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Our Opportunity:

Chewy is hiring a Senior Software Engineer for our Marketing Engineering Team based in Boston, MA. Our engineering team is responsible for building and managing the tech stack supporting our PetMD & PetCentral sites. The team is also responsible for building high performing API’s to identify audience in real time and serve the right marketing content to them. Chewy’s mission is to empower pet parents to make smarter decisions about products for their pets. We do that by making the industry transparent through artificial intelligence and data. As a part of that mission, the Marketing Engineering team builds platforms to serve content to the website, maintains ever growing digital assets, maintains SEO compatibility and powers several content sites. Expectation of the prospective candidate is to provide hands on contribution to SDLC process from design, development, testing, implementation, and support of applications. In this role, the ideal candidate will engage in iterative development, testing, contributing to the overall growth and development of one of Chewy’s fastest growing areas. This energetic individual will partner with both technical and business teams on multiple initiatives and collaborate to deliver new features and enhancements. The role will have tremendous visibility in the technology & business organization of Chewy.

What You'll Do:

  • Design and build new features and services that powers the site and customer experience
  • Drive and advice on technical decisions and collaborate with talented peers
  • Review code, implementations and give meaningful feedback that helps others build better solutions
  • Establish strong working relationships at all organizational levels and across functional teams

What You'll Need:

  • 5+ years of experience in Software Development as a software engineer
  • Fluency in 1 or more programming languages such as PHP, Javascript and database technologies
  • Working experience of Open Source Content Management Systems, like Drupal and WordPress
  • Working knowledge of modern frontend technologies and framework like React, Vue, jQuery, Html & CSS
  • Knowledge on developing and integrating API’s with modern Web Content Management Platform is a plus
  • 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
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals – object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills
  • Work in an agile development environment, collaborating with Application Development and Architecture teams
  • Experience with designing, building and deploying scalable, highly available systems
  • Strong communication skills as well as experience in mentoring and educating your peers
  • Position may require travel

Bonus:

  • Drupal 8 experience
  • AWS development experience
  • Web Content Management experience
  • Accessibility & SEO experience
  • Service Oriented Architecture
  • Asynchronous programming patterns
  • Large scale public facing websites

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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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