Director Of Engineering

3+ months agoEagan, MN

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is growing! We’re looking for a Director of Engineering to join our team developing work class Pricing Platforms. 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.

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.

The team is responsible for the technologies/processes/platforms to support our large portfolio of merchants and growing portfolio of private label brands. You will work with business and product to drive the end-to-end life cycle of our products. 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 these platforms. As part of a dynamic team, this role offers a tremendous opportunity for professional growth in the leading online pet retailer in the US.

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
  • Build, Manage and Mentor high performing teams
  • Overall 8+ years of experience in the software development and high-volume enterprise systems
  • 5+ years of experience leading & managing engineering teams Building cloud-native applications in public cloud (AWS preferred)
  • 3+ year leading teams which operating with DevOps culture - managing all aspects of the project including RUN (operations)
  • 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
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and/or engineering preferred (MS/MA would be a Strong Plus)
  • Position may require occasional travel


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Job ID: 2556527

Perks and Benefits

  • Financial And Retirement
    • 401(k)
    • 401(k) with company matching
    • performance bonus
  • Health And Wellness
    • health insurance
    • dental insurance
    • vision insurance
    • life insurance
    • short-term disability
    • long-term disability
    • HSA account
    • wellness program
    • FSA account
  • Office Life And Perks
    • remote work opportunities
    • commuter benefits program
    • pet-friendly office
    • happy hours
    • snacks
    • some meals provided
    • diversity and inclusion program
    • company outings
  • Professional Development
    • mentor program
    • promote from within
    • lunch and learns
  • Vacation And Time Off
    • unlimited vacation
    • paid holidays
    • personal/sick days
    • maternity leave
    • paternity leave