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Senior Software Engineer

Company: Chewy
Location: Somerville
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is looking to hire a Software Engineer based in Bellevue, WA . The ideal candidate succeeds in a fast-paced environment, is self-motivated, and has a passion for both business and technology. You will be responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining Java based components and interfaces. We pride ourselves on the Chewy culture and are looking for teammates who value collaboration, innovative problem solving, and quality products so that we can continue to provide the best possible experience for our loyal Chewy customers.

What You'll Do:

Design, build, and maintain interfaces which enable front end products to provide state of the art experiences by connecting them through the Chewy Microservices
Lead and participate in medium to large scale projects by reviewing requirements, translating requirements into technical solutions, gathering information, writing and developing code, conducting unit testing, communicating status and issues to stakeholders, troubleshooting open issues and bug fixes, and ensuring on time delivery and handoff
Perform design and code reviews
Create and implement a shift left mindset in terms of testing and test driven development
Work with a geo distributed team
Work in an agile development environment, collaborating with Application Development and Architecture teams
Bring industry best practices in terms of technology and process
Drive innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development
Set engineering excellence to the team and have the drive to focus on scalability, resiliency, high availability & performance of applications
Hire, educate, mentor, and help peers contribute to our internal engineering community
Collaborate with key stakeholders and service providers to pursue use cases and assist in ensuring our internal customers' knowledge of our technology remains ahead of the curve

What You'll Need:

5+ years of experience as a software engineer
Strong knowledge and proven expertise with Java
Be a Hands-on Engineer who will spend a significant percentage of their time writing code, creating a Framework structure for the team
Experience with Web Services (JSON, REST, Spring based REST services) Strong understanding of Java concurrency, concurrency patterns, experience building thread safe code work on AWS cloud-based environment and experience building cloud native applications
Experience with messaging products like Kafka or ActiveMQ
Strong background with modern tools and environments
Working Experience with distributed SCM (GitHub a plus), DevOps, AWS
Experience working across fully automated stacks in a CI/CD ecosystem
BS degree in Computer Science, a similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience
Position may require travel


Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment
Experience with Github and AWS or other Cloud technologies
Experience building applications using AWS services
Working knowledge on React Framework
Experience in API development or engineering at scale
Ecommerce experience

Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.

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