Sr. Director, Software Engineering (Mobile)

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Chewy is hiring a Senior Director of Engineering for the Native Mobile App (NMA) team in Seattle, WA to lead Chewy’s mobile app ecosystem and related Consumer Experiences (CX). The NMA team’s mandate is to deliver compelling end-to-end experiences that grow and deepen relationships with pet parents and increase their engagement with the Chewy iOS and Android apps. As a technology leader, you will own both the feature and platform engineering teams to deliver engaging customer experiencesThis 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.  

You will have the ability to shape Chewy’s long-term strategies and translate them into actionable, motivating, and measurable goals. Finally, you will be involved in high-impact decisions and initiatives undertaken by the company, giving you a front row seat to shape Chewy’s growth. 

To be successful in the role, you will need a proven track record of being a disruptor, innovator, and forward-looking technology leader. Equally as important, you will need to operate at depth, understanding every detail of the organization’s product goals, as well as being able to “zoom out” to connect the dots across the technology stack. We are seeking an inspiring people leader, a strong cross-functional collaborator, an outstanding communicator, and a nimble, strategic thinker. Finally, you will have demonstrated flexibility and willingness to roll up your sleeves to lead your team through ever changing priorities and interesting challenges. A start-up mentality is a must. 

 What You’ll Do: 

  • Apply vision, strategy, and thought leadership to impact Chewy, at scale 
  • Manage and lead a team of experienced Software Development Managers, Software Engineers, and Quality Engineers 
  • Work with others in Engineering Leadership to drive best practices in software development, testing, and production operations 
  • Partner with our recruiting team to continue to build your team and mentor the growth of the current talented team 
  • Drive technical decisions and work with your product owners to manage the backlogs to support multiple teams within the Chewy Software organization 
  • Establish strong working relationships at all organizational levels and across functional teams 
  • Identify and manage priorities within the context of overall Chewy objectives 
  • Partner with C-Suite and VP leaders 
  • 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 significant software development projects 
  • 10+ years of experience in Software Development as a software engineer 
  • 8+ years of experience in Engineering Management 
  • Proven delivery experience working under an Agile/Scrum methodology 
  • Demonstrated experience leading teams building and growing iOS and/or Android apps 
  • Able to work under pressure and to adapt to changing circumstances while applying analytical and technical skills to shape corporate initiatives 
  • Proven record in attracting, developing, and motivating the talent needed for current and future business needs. Demonstration of maintaining high performance expectations and leading teams to achieve results in a fast-paced environment 
  • Experience in communicating clearly and effectively (verbally and in writing) to senior leadership audiences internally and externally (board members - a strong plus). Strong presentation skills and ability to communicate complex financial concepts in a simple way and to tailor key messages and presentation style to multiple audiences 
  • Must possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or related field, or equivalent experience 
  • Position will require travel between Seattle and Boston at least twice per calendar year 
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 [email protected]. To access Chewy’s Privacy Policy, which contains information regarding information collected from job applicants and how we use it, please click here: https://www.chewy.com/app/content/privacy).
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Chewy Benefits Overview

We offer competitive salaries and 401k, unlimited time off, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, in addition to wellness programs, online communities, and resources for improved physical and mental health... enabling you to be your best self - in and outside of work. With mentorship programs, employee resource groups, cross-functional job trainings, events, and customized development tracks for advancement, we're proud to help develop and promote our team members from within.

True to our business, we're pet-friendly and have fun pet-related perks like Paw-ternity leave for new pup parents and Chewy employee discounts. We offer countless volunteer opportunities, recreational club teams, company outings, happy hours, and team events to enable you to bond with fellow Chewtopians and have some fun!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
We offer a commuter transit, parking, and dependent care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We're currently 100% remote due to caution and care for the health & well-being of our team. Post-pandemic, we plan to operate in a combination of onsite and remote, with logistics still being defined
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Chewy sponsors office sports leagues year-round.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross-functional lunch and learns.
Cross functional training encouraged
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Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
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