Chewy, Inc.

Chewy, Inc.

Bellevue, WA

Senior Software Engineer - R12638

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is seeking a talented and motivated Senior Software Engineer to join our team in Bellevue, WA. As a Software Engineer, you will serve as a senior engineer to design and build new services and frameworks that will power new product features across This is an opportunity to be one of the founding engineers of a new team challenged with delivering a greenfield project that will wow our customers and deliver on our mission to be the most trusted and convenient online destination for pet parents (and partners), everywhere.

What You’ll Do:

  • Serve as a technical lead on business critical, cross-functional projects.
  • Design, develop, and implement large scale distributed systems that process and serve large volumes of data.
  • Hold a high bar for the quality of the architecture and design of systems.
  • Drive innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development.
  • Decompose complex problems into simple, straight-forward solutions that operationally scale and are easily maintained.
  • Instill engineering excellence in the team and have the drive to focus on scalability, resiliency, high availability and performance of applications.
  • Actively mentor engineers, build and foster a strong engineering team culture, and be a key contributor in raising the bar of the engineering org.
  • Generate and analyze engineering metrics to inform leadership and make data driven decisions.
  • Exhibit excellent verbal and written communication and convey dissenting opinions in a constructive manner.
  • Contribute intellectual property through patents.

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related field.
  • 5+ years of industry experience.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills.
  • Strong computer science fundamentals (OO/functional design, data structures & algorithms)
  • Proficiency in Java, Kotlin, or another modern programming language.
  • Proficiency in system-level design – microservices and service oriented architecture at scale.
  • Experience developing software in an agile environment with CI/CD.
  • Expert understanding how to build and scale applications in the cloud (AWS) with a focus on devops.
  • Position may require occasional travel.


  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience taking a project from inception through launch. Includes influencing the vision, communicating with leadership, stakeholders, and technical teams to disambiguate requirements, describe software product features, and produce technical design documents.
  • Experience with full-stack application development, partnering with UX design and an understanding of modern front-end design patterns and frameworks, such as React.