Associate Director, Software Engineering - Pet Health


Minneapolis, MN 55405

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Our Opportunity:

Chewy's Pet Health is on a mission to build innovative solutions for our pet parents and our partner vets, such as Pet Insurance, Practice Hub and Telehealth Service. Engineering plays a critical role in defining and executing our platform roadmap. We take the time to understand the "why" before we start shaping up the "how." We celebrate engineering successes and promote a blameless and continuous learning and improvement engineering culture. We set the bar high for delivering production-ready code by adopting CI/CD and DevOps engineering best practices. Our engineers are encouraged to contribute ideas and code to our own platform and to other partner teams.

As an Associate Director, Software Engineering on the Pet Health development team, you will lead a team of strong engineers and other disciplines building products and services for Chewy's Pet Health initiatives. 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 this new and growing line of business. As the leader 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 software and quality engineers responsible for building Chewy's new Pet Health initiatives

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

+ Drive technical decisions and partner with your TPM and product owner to balance delivery of forward looking roadmap initiatives with the existing backlog of iterative improvements, in partnership with multiple teams within the organization

+ Foster, maintain, and improve upon a culture of operational excellence with consistent, repeatable processes and standards

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

+ Collaborate with others in engineering leadership to drive best practices in software design, development, testing, and deployment

What You'll Need:

+ Demonstrated history of implementing and managing multiple, significant software development projects

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

+ 5+ years of experience in Engineering Management

+ Proven delivery experience with Agile/Scrum teams

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

+ Experience with cloud & orchestration technologies (AWS Services, Terraform, HELM, Ansible, etc)

+ Strong communication skills with both technical and business audiences

+ Position may require travel


+ Experience in e-commerce or Healthcare

+ Experience delivering projects via Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment

+ Relevant Java/Spring ecosystem experience

+ Relevant experience in frontend frameworks like ReactJs

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