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Elastic Stack Platform Engineer

Our Opportunity:

The IT Systems Intelligence team is responsible for supporting the enterprise logging platforms and services that assist teams with discovering innovations, efficiencies, and system issues. We’re looking for an Elastic Stack Platform Engineer to build and maintain a reliable and scalable Elastic Stack from the ground up. We are looking for someone who has excellent technical skills, has experience building reliable and scalable solutions, and has a strong passion for driving insights with data. Most importantly, we are looking for a candidate that is deeply passionate about data and looking to grow their career in a fast-growing and fast-paced dynamic environment. In this role, you will have the opportunity to get your hands dirty using cutting-edge technologies, own and manage the Elastic Stack, provide top-tier user support, and establish and promote best practices to the internal data community.

What You’ll Do:

  • Administer, engineer, and deploy an Elastic Stack from data collection to analysis and visualization (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana, Beats, X-pack, FluentD, etc.)
  • Work with teams to gather requirements, research, evaluate, design, plan, deploy, and support the Elastic Stack
  • Build highly resilient, high-performance, scalable, and flexible systems
  • Own the installation, configuration, administration, support, and maintenance of systems, including associated hardware. Duties may include updating to new versions, as well as support our current systems by tuning performance
  • Influences development of solutions that impact strategic project/program goals and business results
  • Recommends and develops new technical solutions, products, and/or standards in support of function’s strategy and operations
  • Develop end-user content such as dashboards and alerts, and create and maintain indexes
  • Design, build, deploy and support custom tools, scripts and integrations that provide systemic automation to tasks that need to be performed on top of the logging infrastructure
  • Educate the internal data community to evangelize the platform and best practices

What You’ll Need:

  • 5+ years’ experience designing, building, and configuring an Elastic Stack
  • Strong experience in using ElasticSearch Indices, ElasticSearch APIs, Kibana Dashboards, Logstash and Beats
  • Experience fine-tuning of bulk indexing and querying
  • Experience in designing & data modeling, bulk indexing & Search APIs in ElasticSearch
  • Experience in using ElasticSearch Cluster Monitoring Tools (Marvel)
  • Experience in scripting languages (JavaScript, Python, or other)
  • Experience with DevOps tools (Ansible, Git, Terraform, etc.)
  • Strong experience with content visualization in the Elastic Stack, including Dashboard, Canvas, Monitoring alert, and role configuration.
  • Experience in integrating with enterprise tools and APIs (authentication, etc.)
  • Experience with automation and driving real-time monitoring solutions that provide visibility into cluster health and key performance indicators
  • Technical understanding of core logging and monitoring architecture
  • Ability to work across teams to continuously analyze system performance in production, troubleshoot consumer and engineering reported issues, and proactively identify areas in need of optimization
  • Passionate about driving insights with data

Preferred knowledge and experience:

  • Python development
  • Linux administration


  • Familiarity with messaging and streaming platforms, such as Pulsar, Nifi, Kafka, etc.
  • Experience with AWS or other Cloud technologies
  • Experience with operating systems and hardware tuning for optimal performance

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.

Technology we use

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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!

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
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) 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.


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.


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!


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.


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.


Senior Integrated Marketing Manager

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