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Senior Systems Engineer at Chewy (Miami, FL)

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Chewy is seeking a driven, high-energy and self-starting Senior Systems Engineer to join our fast-paced Enterprise Systems Engineering team. In this role, you will serve on a team of subject matter experts who design, build, test, deploy, and support Chewy’s foundational Enterprise Systems including core applications and technologies.

You will work with IT Operations, Service Delivery, IAM, and Site Support teams to provide mentoring, documentation, analysis, process creation, and resolution of escalated incidents. In some cases, you may act as a liaison between cross-functional business and technology teams, and be responsible for translating complex business needs to effective technical design recommendations, system/data analysis, configuring design in systems, and leading or participating in testing and deployment activities.

You will leverage your deep technical expertise to understand process and systems requirements to support and drive new functionality and enhancements within existing systems, as well as help the business scope and implement new systems and develop new integrated solutions. You will figure things out that have never been done before at Chewy.

What You'll Do:

  • Design, deploy, administer, monitor, and enhance foundational Enterprise systems, including technologies such as Active Directory, Azure AD (incl. AADConnect), Group Policy, DNS, DHCP, file & print services, Microsoft 365, Email-related systems (Exchange, Mimecast), Microsoft Server, and patch management
  • Administer Chewy’s robust Okta landscape, including curating Zones, Policies, and building SAML and OIDC integrations for 3rd-party SaaS and internal Chewy-built apps via the OIN or from scratch, including creating authorization servers with custom scopes and claims. You will implement and champion cutting-edge concepts such as Zero Trust and Identity-as-Perimeter with Device Trust and EDR/XDR integration toward a Passwordless future
  • Act as an authority on your domain expertise; combining expert-level proficiency with the ability to communicate clearly to translate business requirements into solutions
  • Utilize experience to author, maintain, and leverage automation scripts with languages such as PowerShell, Python, JSON, XML, and other related languages
  • Develop custom automations between disparate 3rd-party SaaS app APIs using Workflow engines and platforms such as Okta Workflows, Torii, and MS Flow/PowerApp
  • Perform and provide progress on project deliverables, tasks, and milestones, as well as provide project documentation such as Built-As, architecture diagrams, and runbooks
  • Diagnose and resolve issues while identifying recurring problems or processes that can be remediated through automation
  • Troubleshoot system functional and operational issues, as well as maintain the system operations at all times
  • Produce, maintain, and update knowledge base documentation, runbooks, and SOPs
  • Identify and take advantage of opportunities to train and mentor various members across Information Technology
  • Act as a primary point of contact for system outages and escalations
  • Work directly with business stakeholders, technical staff, and project teams to identify, analyze, design, test, and implement new systems or improvements to existing systems and associated procedures
  • Collaborate with the IT Operations, Service Desk, IAM, Site Support, Information Security, and other Enterprise Systems team members in the documentation and implementation of processes and procedures for software and hardware asset management for the enterprise system environments
  • Document the landscape and design to facilitate maintenance
  • Participate in on-call after-hours support rotation
  • Perform occasional audits of enterprise systems, such as access to sensitive systems and elevated privileges (“least privilege”)
  • Maintain current knowledge of solutions available to perform systems engineering, inventory, monitoring, updates, and ongoing maintenance for the organization’s IT systems
  • Review system and software releases for new functionality and test to optimize existing systems, processes, and integrations accordingly
  • Champion team success over individual accomplishment
  • Take initiative to develop unique projects in which you get to research new technology, solve more complex problems, perform POCs
  • Work with team members to schedule and report upon the execution of testing and validation efforts as part of a formal release ITIL Change Management and Monthly Technical Review process
  • Build strong relationships and influence with vendors, business, and technology leaders
  • Keep ahead of emerging trends, understand business opportunities and challenges, and identify process or system impacts to all related business or systems areas when designing recommended solutions to achieve business objectives
  • Performs other duties as assigned

What You'll Need:

  • A minimum of 12 years experience in IT
  • Knowledge of downstream integrations to gauge the impact of changes, triage, and remedy incidents
  • 5 years being responsible for administering Okta, integrating SAML/OAuth/OIDC/SCIM apps, shaping authentication policies, managing modern factors (including possession/Device Trust), creating custom authentication tokens, and designing and managing complex Okta Workflows
  • 5 years being responsible for designing, implementing, and upgrading Active Directory and related services
  • 5 years being responsible for robust M365 Enterprise Mobility environments, including Azure AD, Exchange Online, Email Gateway/Archiving, SharePoint Online, OneDrive, and the Power Platform
  • 5 years working with automation and integration technologies such as PowerShell, Python, XML, JSON, Soap, API, SFTP, GitHub, MS Power Platform.  Demonstrated ability to produce PowerShell Functions and Modules
  • Knowledge of project management and agile software development methodologies, experience with Jira, Confluence, LucidCharts, and ServiceNow
  • Solid understanding of network concepts and troubleshooting skills, DNS, IP, subnetting, and DHCP
  • Familiar with current security protection, encryption, monitoring/auditing, and remediation techniques with the proven ability to oversee solutions for the network, servers, databases, and desktop
  • Familiar with disaster recovery, business continuity, and high-availability concepts
  • Ability to work well within a team; good interpersonal relational, and collaboration skills
  • Customer Service focused approach to interactions with business partners and employee user community
  • The utmost passion for technology and a thirst for knowledge and growth
  • Ability to handle escalations and friendly resolution of the most complex hardware and software problems
  • Ability to learn quickly and use new complex technical concepts and resolve issues in a rapidly changing, uber-fast-paced environment
  • Ability to translate complex technical concepts with technical staff, stakeholders, and business executives in a way they understand
  • Ability to thrive in a pet-friendly open space seating work environment at least once a week


  • A bachelor's degree in computer sciences or equivalent
  • Experience administering Okta and building custom integrations with SAML, OAuth2, OIDC, and SCIM with Okta API Access Management and Device Trust
  • Experience extending and working with Active Directory and Windows in AWS/Azure
  • Experience with SaaS Operations and Spend Management Platforms such as Torii, Productiv, Blissfully, etc
  • Have hands-on experience in grooming/mentoring individuals and being the bar raiser in the team
  • Experience working with Varonis
  • Knowledge of VMware technologies
  • Certification in Microsoft, Okta, or Terraform
  • Experience with encryption solutions such as Dell DPE, Bitlocker, and Filevault
  • Experience managing 3rd party hardware and software vendors and providers (vendor relations)
  • Experience with Security and Compliance concepts such as eDiscovery, DLP, and CASB

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, 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].

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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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