Chewy
At Chewy, our mission is to be the most trusted and convenient destination for pet parents and partners, everywhere.
Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
Hybrid

Principal Software Engineer - Pricing

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Our Opportunity                                       

Chewy is growing! We’re looking for a strong Principal Software Engineer to join our team developing work class Pricing Platforms. Chewy is THE go-to online shopping destination for all things pet and we are continuously striving to delight pet parents with a seamless experience across our platforms.

Do you enjoy working in an fast paced environment, solving complex technical problems and delivering innovative solutions? Our Technology mission is to design and build world-class technology platforms that empower our business partners to create exceptional customer experiences. We aim to support the business by consistently delivering high-quality solutions that quickly address our business challenges. We operate on the following principles: provide a simple way to manage the products we sell, price competitively to support long-term customer trust, and design highly effective promotions.


Introduction to Chewy

Chewy Merchandising Platforms department is seeking a talented and motivated Principle Software Engineer within our Core shopping experience division. As a Principle Software Engineer, you will lead in innovating, designing, building services and frameworks that enable pricing platforms to provide solutions for several business and technology initiatives. Delivering reliable and high-performance services and features at Chewy’s scale requires technical leaders with extraordinary expertise and boundless creativity. At Chewy, Principle Software Engineer are constantly innovating, developing frameworks, establishing governance and defining the architecture for our next generation platforms. They understand our business goals, collaborate with other leaders, innovate rapidly, delivering high-quality and high-value functionality.

What does it take to thrive as a Principle Software Engineer at Chewy? You need to be innovative, creative, responsible, and curious while leading a team of engineers to move quickly to deliver results for our customers. You’re excited about designing and implementing solutions that scale and engage customers to understand what’s needed to meet their needs. You’re able to think about platforms, architecture, design principles, understand operational implications, and lead us in evolving our service architecture in the course of a single conversation. You’re looking work with engineering leadership and mentor a team of bright, capable engineers to implement your vision.

 

What You'll Do

  • Design, develop and implement large scale distributed systems with large volumes of data focusing on scalability, latency and fault tolerance.
  • Bring an expert understanding of the systems, their dependencies, have the ability to forecast and mitigate challenges every effectively
  • Hold a high bar for the quality of the architecture and design of systems. You have the innate ability to keep it simple too
  • Drive innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development
  • Work with a team of highly skilled engineers, developing and enabling highly scalable platforms to power our ecommerce ecosystem
  • Be the expert when it comes to design principles, service-oriented architecture and developing applications of scale in the cloud while maintaining knowledge on industry innovations, trends and practices
  • Set engineering excellence to the team and have the drive to focus on scalability, resiliency, high availability & 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 in making data driven decisions
  • Champion quality initiatives and best practices to enable the team to continue to develop high quality, maintainable, and performant code
  • Effectively communicate with and influence key stakeholders across the enterprise, at all levels of the organization
  • Display excellent verbal and written communication and be able to convey dissenting opinions in a constructive manner, particularly written communications


What You'll Need

  • 15+ years of industry work experience
  • 10+ years of experience leading and developing large scale projects and initiatives
  • 10+ years of software engineering experience with Java
  • Experience  in building event Streams with  Kafka & No-SQL
  • Experince in Building Pricing Platforms
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with a diverse, talented team
  • Strong proven ability in building high-performance, highly-available and scalable distributed systems
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and designing for performance, scalability, and availability
  • Strong expert experience in cloud native technology stack (AWS) and service-oriented architecture
  • Clear understanding of emerging technologies and ability to apply those principles in solving critical business needs
  • Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or another related field

 

Bonus

  • Strong engineering background building products that are ecommerce scale
  • Prior roles in Ecommerce or in technology companies
  • Experience working with AWS technologies
  • Experience in building high performance systems

 

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 our company, please contact [email protected].

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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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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!

Culture
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
Diversity
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 Benefits
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)
401(K) matching
Company equity
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
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 Benefits
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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