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Software Engineer II

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Our Opportunity:

We are looking for a Software Engineer II at our facility in Boston, Massachusetts, to support the design, development, testing, and implementation of applications and related integrations that support Chewy’s critical customer-facing platform.


What You’ll Do: 

  • Participate in the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including performing independent requirements analysis.
  • Engage in iterative development, testing, and make contributions to the growth and development of one of Chewy’s fastest growing areas.
  • Partner with both technical and business teams on multiple initiatives and collaborate to deliver new features and enhancements.
  • Develop indepth knowledge of several Chewy business processes and systems environment.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for developing and testing applications in web technologies, including Java, Cypress, React, Terraform, and Spring Boot, among others.
  • Work with and advise both business and technology teams (internal and external) on how best to implement desired features and enhancements, including working with web services such as SOAP, HTTP, and REST.
  • 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.
  • Conduct knowledge transition on solutions to the designated application support teams.
  • Create and evolve application documentation as required.
  • Leverage SQL and develop applications using relational database technologies including Postgres.
  • Operate in compliance with IT standards, policies, procedures, and best practices, as well as assist with identifying, isolation, and resolving software-related malfunctions within Chewy’s customer platform.
  • Telecommuting permitted.


What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, and 3 years of experience.
  • The company will accept a Master’s degree and 1 year of experience.
  • Experience must include 1 year with: full software development cycle including performing independent analysis;
  • Java 8, Spring Boot, Hibernate, JQuery, JSON, React, Automation Testing Frameworks, HTML5, CSS3, and Spring MVC;
  • SQL and developing applications with relational database technologies including PostGres;
  • Web server technologies; and
  • Web services including SOAP, HTTP, and REST.
  • Telecommuting permitted.
  • The position is eligible for the Employee Referral Program.


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, and you need an accommodation during the application process or to perform these job requirements, or if you need a religious accommodation, please contact [email protected].

If you have a question regarding your application, please contact [email protected].

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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
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
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
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
We offer a commuter transit, parking, and dependent care FSA.
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Pet friendly
Recreational clubs
Chewy sponsors office sports leagues year-round.
Relocation assistance
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross-functional lunch and learns.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

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