Senior Software Engineer

Date: Jun 4, 2024

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5202

Company: Grainger Businesses

As a leading industrial distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom, We Keep The World Working® by serving more than 4.5 million customers worldwide with products delivered through innovative technology and deep customer relationships. With 2023 sales of $16.5 billion, we’re dedicated to providing value for customers, fostering an engaging culture for team members and driving strong financial results.


Our welcoming workplace enables you to learn, grow and make a difference by keeping businesses running and their people safe. As a 2024 Glassdoor Best Place to Work and a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company, we’re looking for passionate people to join our team as we continue leading the industry over our next 100 years.



Position Details:

At Grainger, we focus on building technology solutions that are centered around the needs of our B2B customers. We are currently searching for a front-end developer who can help us create user-friendly designs using clean code and well-planned user experiences for our customers. The successful candidate will collaborate with our web team to identify customer requirements, come up with solutions, create website mockups, and prototypes. You will also be responsible for presenting their work to clients and optimizing live platforms.

The ideal candidate should not only know how to code but also understand why certain codes work.


You Will:

  • Partner with engineers, architects, & analysts to develop product design solutions (building applications)
  • Utilize specialized skills based on specific platforms or domains as required (primarily Frontend with Backend JS)
  • Implement and focus on CI/CD activities.
  • Support team activities (daily stand-ups, tech huddle topics, desk checks) and pairing with peers to work on stories.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to junior engineers as applicable.
  • Contribute to team culture and support of high-performing team.

You Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with at least 5 years of experience.
  • Experience with specific technologies and languages especially front-end.
    • NextJS and React
    • NodeJS Application
    • Expertise in Kubernetes, Docker
    • Experience in monitoring tools like datadogs/Splunk
    • Experience in UI e2e automation using tools like WDIO and Java Script Unit test using Jest
    • Good to have experience working with monoRepo
  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex problems or processes.
  • Ability to design, develop, and deploy applications using proven technologies.
  • Consistently practice engineering sensible defaults on the team.
  • Ability to triage issues in production.
  • Knowledge of how systems fit into Grainger enterprise architecture.
  • Vendor certification or training is expected in cases of established experience or Cloud Certification preferred



Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet team members' individual needs. Check out the highlights below and review all our benefits at

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and pet insurance plans and 6 free sessions each year with a licensed therapist to support your emotional wellbeing
  • Paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year
  • 6% company contribution to a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan each pay period, no match required
  • Employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, student loan refinancing and free access to financial counseling, education and tools
  • Maternity support programs, nursing benefits, and up to 14 weeks paid leave for birth parents and up to 4 weeks paid leave for non-birth parents


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.


We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment that includes both providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the application and hiring process as well as throughout the course of one’s employment.  With this in mind, should you need a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please advise us so that we can provide appropriate assistance.