Staff Software Engineer - Front End -R12641 at Chewy, Inc. (Bellevue, WA)

Staff Software Engineer - Front End -R12641 at Chewy, Inc. (Bellevue, WA)

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Location: Bellevue, WA
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-09-16 05:00:26

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Our Opportunity:

Chewy is seeking a talented and motivated Staff Software Engineer to join our team in Bellevue, WA. As a Staff Software Engineer, you will serve as a technical lead to build scalable web applications and frameworks that will power new product features 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, high availability and performance of applications.
  • Actively mentor engineers, build and foster a strong engineering team culture, and be a key contributor in raising the bar of the engineering org.
  • 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.
  • 8+ 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 occasional 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).