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Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN

Senior Cloud Engineer at Chewy (Minneapolis, MN)

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Our Opportunity:

Chewy is hiring a Sr. Cloud Engineer that can be based in either Boston, MA, Plantation, FL, or Minneapolis, MN. As Chewy continues our journey into the public cloud space, we are seeking an engineer that will serve as a technical thought leader and SME for our public cloud (AWS) adoption. You will be a part of software engineering teams that build design, infrastructure automation, and services to make operating a large-scale distributed system simple. You’ll also be digging in and contributing to the creation of IaC standards. Partnering with software development leadership, you’ll ensure that developers of software and systems collaborate effectively to achieve their objectives of reliability and scalability. Come join us on the amazing chance to reshape Chewy technology!

What You’ll Do:

  • Design, implement, test, and deploy solutions for Chewy’s hyper-scale cloud Platform which underpins its path-to-purchase systems
  • Deliver solutions that are simple, scalable, maintainable, and repeatable
  • Develop self-service solutions which empower internal customers to move rapidly while building on Chewy’s Platform
  • Take part in cloud readiness assessments, workshops, roadmap, and application modernization activities in a push towards a cloud-native service architecture
  • Create automated solutions to monitor and support our public cloud platform and our software development and release processes, with an emphasis on self-healing systems

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's Degree (MIS or CS preferred) or equivalent work experience
  • Public Cloud infrastructure expertise, preferably with Amazon Web Services (AWS), but Azure and Google Cloud Platform experience is also useful
  • Background in DevOps, Software Development, Site Reliability, or Systems Engineering. Preferably Software Development
  • Hands-on experience in Python, Golang or similar that can run reliably and support large scale distributed systems
  • Experience with configuration management and continuous deployment
  • Strong working knowledge of containerization and container orchestration
  • Experience working with Terraform and/or CloudFormation to implement Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
  • Expertise in developing fault-tolerant, highly-available, and geographically diverse systems
  • Ability to collaborate with stakeholders to ensure development efforts align with stakeholder needs
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated technical leadership
  • AWS Solution Architect Associate Certification OR equivalent experience
  • The position may require travel


  • Experience with Agile Scrum and/or Kanban methodologies
  • Experience with Akamai
  • Experience in Software development
  • Experience working in a hybrid cloud environment
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architecture concepts/architectural approach
  • Experience building a culture centered around a DevOps mindset
  • Experience with distributed systems, including compute and data persistence layers


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].

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
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 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) 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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