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Chewy Software Development Manager, IT Healthcare in Boston, Massachusetts

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is hiring a Software Development Manager to manage our Vet Support Buddy (VSRB) tech team in Boston, MA. This is a high-profile position that will have exposure across the entire business, influencing the vision and implementation of architecture, design and features for a brand-new application that will drive Chewy’s ability to deliver an exceptional customer support experience to partner veterinary clinics. As part of a dynamic team, this role offers a tremendous opportunity for professional growth in the leading online pet retailer in the US. The role will allow you to act as an individual contributor while leading a team of strong engineers.

What You'll Do:

  • Manage and lead a team of 4-7 software and quality assurance engineers responsible for building Chewy’s new Pet Health initiatives

  • Collaborate with others in Engineering Management to drive best practices in software design, development, testing, and production deployment

  • Work with your product owners to manage the backlogs to support multiple teams within the Chewy Software organization

  • Deep dive into the technical details of our AWS hosted environment. Provide low-level tactical guidance as well as drive high-level design decisions. Build a culture of operational excellence

  • Establish strong working relationships at all organizational levels and across functional teams

  • Partner with our recruiting team to continue building your team and mentor the growth of the current talented team

  • Identify and manage priorities within the context of overall Chewy objectives

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelors in Computer Sciences, Electrical/Computer Systems Engineering or a similar math or engineering discipline.

  • Demonstrated history of implementing and managing significant software development projects

  • 5+ years of experience in Software Development as a software engineer or architect

  • Hands-on engineering leader who will spend good percentage of their time writing code creating Framework structure for team or reviewing code or debugging tricky issues

  • 3+ years of experience in Engineering Management

  • Proven delivery experience working under an Agile/Scrum methodology

  • Experience with designing, building and deploying scalable, highly available systems

  • Good communication skills with both technical and business audiences

  • Position may require travel


  • E-commerce experience

  • Relevant Java ecosystem like Spring Boot based applications

  • Relevant experience with cloud & orchestration technologies (AWS Services, Terraform, Ansible, etc.)

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 .

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