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Senior Software Engineer

Date: Jan 6, 2023

Location: Hybrid, IL, US, N/A LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201 CHICAGO, IL, US, 60603-4013

Company: Grainger Businesses

About Grainger:

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way with Grainger today.


Position Details:

As a Software Engineer on our team, you will work across people, process, and technology to guide teams along their continuous improvement journey and empower them to make better software.

You will partner with Technical Practice leads and participate in a range of activities to better understand the broad product and technical roadmap of Grainger Technology Group (GTG) and what it will take to delivery for our customers.

Reporting to the Software Engineering Practice Lead, you will be based either in Chicago or Lake Forest, IL or remotely.


You Will:

  • Lead teams towards a growth mindset and demonstrate learning behaviors, supporting each person's growth
  • Work with teams and individual engineers in a pair/mob programming model
  • Review and build software pipelines that provide fast feedback and coach teams on how to maintain them on their own
  • Know how to use and teach people how to use platforms and shared capabilities built by other teams to learn new and evolving technologies


You Have:

  • At least 4 years of experience working in or with technology teams
  • Experience building production applications or components in 1 or more programming languages such as Java, Kotlin, Node.JS and Python
  • Experience working in a public Cloud across multiple services and technologies including Kubernetes, application services, databases and networking
  • Experience building tests capabilities that can run during the CI process (TDD/Unit testing) and can explain the benefit
  • Experience working with different integration methods such API or data streams
  • Experience leading other Software Engineers
  • Experience applying/coaching lean, agile and DevOps principles to improve the flow of value
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, related disciplines or equivalent work experience


Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • Paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year
  • Automatic 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, 3:1 match on donations and tuition reimbursement
  • A comprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing programs


DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.