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Dania Beach, FL

Database Architect at Chewy

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Our Opportunity:

We are looking for experienced and motivated Database Architect to join our team in Boston, MA, Minneapolis, MN, or Dania Beach, FL. Our team supports hundreds of relational and non-relational transactional and analytical databases hosted on-premises and in the Cloud.

As the member of the Database Services team, you will work with multiple database, Cloud and automation technologies. You will collaborate with business users, and help developers with data-tier architecture, performance tuning, and database design and development.

We expect you to have experience working as both, Infrastructure and Developer DBA, be proficient with automation, and have expert-level knowledge of at least one database technology in our portfolio. We are looking for individuals who are eager to learn and work in fast paced environment.

What you'll do:

  • Work as the member of cross-platform Database Services team
  • Lead data tier architecture and design processes, participate in system and application architecture
  • Help with performance tuning and help with database development of performance-critical code
  • Architect and implement HA/DR/Backup/Maintenance strategies in the company
  • Collaborate with development and business teams
  • Be responsible for meeting various SLAs for multiple database platforms used in the company
  • Troubleshoot and address various issues in the systems
  • Learn other database platforms and technologies

What you'll need:

  • 8+ years of hands-on experience working with database technologies
  • Experience working with at least two, and expert-level knowledge of at least one database technologies in our portfolio: Postgres, SQL Server, Vertica, Snowflake, DynamoDB, MongoDB, DocumentDB.
  • Understanding of various relational and non-relational database technologies along with their benefits, downsides and best use-case.
  • Willingness and commitment to learn other database, automation and Cloud technologies
  • Proficiency in automation
  • Experience in Agile development methodology & Agile development tools
  • Experience working with the databases in public Clouds, preferably AWS.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to perform system monitoring and address various issues in the system
  • Ability to do performance tuning and database development
  • Great communication and collaboration skills


  • Software development experience and knowledge of modern software development processes
  • Experience working with ETL and replication tools
  • Knowledge of Terraform, Ansible and Python
  • Knowledge of AWS Cloud Services
  • E-commerce, Retail, Supply Chain functional knowledge


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Math or related fields


Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.
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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 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
Child Care 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
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

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