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Associate Director Software Engineering, Pricing Platform

Chewy

This is a Full-time position in Boston, MA posted November 21, 2021.

Chewy is growing!

We’re looking for an Associate Director to join our Pricing team.

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 a 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.

What You’ll Do

  • Manage and lead a team 1-2 scrum teams with 3-7 experienced engineers responsible for building Chewy’s next generation Pricing platforms and complimentary products.
  • Lead pricing operations and come up with creative ways to improve operational efficiency.
  • Drive technical decisions and be accountable for the delivery of solutions on initiatives they own.
  • Contribute to road map definition in collaboration with technical and product leadership.
  • Review code and implementations, provide feedback for technical contributors.
  • Must be able to identify and manage priorities within the context of overall company objectives based on data driven decision making.
  • Establish strong working relationships at all organizational levels and across functional teams as the subject matter expert for your team.
  • Mentor, Coach and Manage the careers of the engineers on your team and ensure their continued growth and development.
  • Work with others in Engineering Management to drive best practices in software development, testing, and production deployment.

What You’ll Need

  • Demonstrated history of implementing and managing multiple software development projects
  • Overall 8+ years of experience in the software development and high-volume enterprise systems
  • 3+ years of experience leading & managing engineering teams Building cloud-native applications in public cloud (AWS preferred)
  • 2+ year leading teams which operating with DevOps culture
    – managing all aspects of the project including RUN (operations)
  • 5+ years of experience with open-source technology technologies
  • Ability to excel within a VERY fast paced startup environment with a flat organizational structure and provide hands-on leadership to our top-tier engineers
  • Ability to perform business requirements analysis and design with strong prioritization skills to identify minimal viable/lovable products.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and/or engineering preferred (MS/MA would be a Strong Plus)
  • Position may require occasional travel

Other Skills:

  • Understanding of full life cycle software development with Agile and Lean Startup methodologies.
  • Knowledge of Unit Testing best practices and Continuous Integration processes.
  • Ability to effectively learn and use new programming concepts, tools and methodology to support the needs of the business.

Communication Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively share technical information and train and mentor less experienced or knowledgeable team members.
  • Advanced presentation (written and verbal) communication skills.

    Ability to effectively communicate technical issues and solutions to all levels of Product Engineering and Product Management.

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 HR@Chewy.com.

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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 HR at chewy dot com
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