Senior Android Developer

  • Chewy
  • Dania Beach, FL
  • Nov 22, 2019
Full time Retail

Job Description

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is looking for a Senior Android Developer to join our Native Android Mobile Apps Team based in either Dania Beach, FL or Boston, MA. The ideal candidate succeeds in a fast-paced environment, is self-motivated, and has a passion for both the business and the technology. You work independently but understand the importance of teamwork and mentorship. Ultimately, you need to be comfortable contributing to every aspect of shipping a consumer app - whether that's documentation, testing, developing in Kotlin, or improving build scripts. We pride ourselves on the Chewy culture and are looking for teammates who value collaboration, innovative problem solving, and quality products so that we can continue to provide the best possible experience for our loyal Chewy customers.

What you'll do:

  • Contribute to the ecommerce application (99.9% Kotlin) for the Android platform.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, architect, and ship new features.
  • Work with outside data sources and APIs (gRPC).
  • Leverage modern architectural patterns, third party libraries, and Kotlin to deliver new features.
  • Profile and improve app performance.
  • UI automation with Espresso.
  • Enforce code styles and best practices via code reviews and mentorship.
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency and effectiveness.

What you'll need:

  • To have worked on consumer facing Android apps as a technical lead or senior individual contributor.
  • A strong grasp on the development, testing, and release lifecycles of mobile apps.
  • The ability to clearly and effectively communicate ideas in a team environment.
  • Intimate familiarity with Android SDK, testing frameworks, and build tooling.
  • Experience with Dependency Injection, modern architectural patterns, Kotlin & RxJava.
  • Passionate about learning and building with the latest and greatest in Android.
  • Working knowledge of the mobile landscape, architectural patterns, trends, and emerging technologies.
  • A sound understanding of Git, branching strategies, pull requests, and continuous integration.
  • Must be willing to travel


  • You’re familiar with animations, Instant Apps, and/or Architectural Components.
  • You're proficient with Kotlin.
  • You know what gRPC is without Googling it.

About Chewy

Chewy is revolutionizing the pet industry as one of the fastest growing e-commerce retailer of all time. We offer a convenient way to shop for pet supplies within a highly personalized experience that's fueled by superior customer care. Headquartered in South Florida and Boston, our team of over 11,000 members-dispersed across our customer service centers, corporate offices and fulfillment centers-dedicate themselves to delivering pet happiness nationwide. Whether it's our easy-to-use website, great selection of high-quality products, competitive pricing, speedy deliveries, or award-winning 24/7 customer service, we aim to wow our customers in all aspects of our company. Chewy's environment is dynamic and faster than anything you've ever experienced, built for leaders who thrive on delivering results. We believe in leadership, accountability, relentlessness, and creativity. We work hard with a dogged determination, but we have fun, too-that's not hard to do when we have our favorite four-legged friends by our side.