Senior Software Engineer - Front End

Chewy Boston , MA 02298

Posted 2 months ago

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is seeking a talented and motivated Senior Software Engineer to join our team in Boston, MA. As a Front-End Software Engineer, you will serve as a lead engineer to design and build new web applications and frameworks that will power product experiences across and mobile. This is an opportunity to be one of the founding engineers of a new team challenged with delivering a greenfield project that will wow our customers and deliver on our mission to be the most trusted and convenient online destination for pet parents (and partners), everywhere.

What You'll Do:

  • Serve as a technical lead on business critical, cross-functional web and mobile projects.

  • Design, develop, and implement multiple single page applications (SPAs) and reusable UI components that are responsive.

  • Hold a high bar for the quality of the full customer facing experience and application architecture.

  • Drive innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development.

  • Decompose complex problems into simple, straight-forward solutions.

  • Instill engineering excellence in the team and have the drive to focus on scalability, resiliency, and performance of applications across multiple clients.

  • Actively mentor engineers and foster an inclusive engineering team culture.

  • Generate and analyze application and customer experience metrics to inform leadership and make data driven decisions.

  • Exhibit excellent verbal and written communication and convey dissenting opinions in a constructive manner.

  • Contribute intellectual property through patents.

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science, related field, or relevant industry experience.

  • 5+ years of industry experience.

  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills.

  • Strong computer science fundamentals (OOP/inheritance/composition, data structures, and algorithms)

  • Proficiency in Javascript/Typescript and modern web frameworks (React, Next.js, Vue, Angular).

  • Proficiency in modern web standards, accessibility, internationalization, web security, and privacy.

  • Experience developing software in an agile environment with CI/CD.

  • Expert understanding how to build UI components and frameworks that are reusable across multiple applications.

  • Position may require travel


  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science or related field.

  • Experience taking a project from inception through launch. Includes influencing the vision, communicating with leadership, stakeholders, and technical teams to disambiguate requirements, describe software product features, and produce technical design documents.

  • Experience partnering with UX design to build the best customer experience across web and mobile.

  • Experience with cross-platform mobile application development (native platform development, React Native, Flutter).


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