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Senior Quality Engineer

Date: Sep 20, 2022

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

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 Senior SDET in Grainger Technology Group, you will lead and support quality engineering initiatives and solutions for Grainger products on cloud-hosted platforms and On-Prem in a continuous delivery model. As a member of Search organization, you will report to Manager, Product Engineering.

You will be typically located in our downtown Chicago office and work in a hybrid environment but because of COVID 19 will be fully virtual until further notice.



You Will:

  • Lead quality engineering programs and solutions for enterprise ecommerce applications such as
  • Coach, mentor, and provide technical support and advisement to quality engineers and engineering teams.
  • Hands-on development of quality engineering solutions such as test automation, test data provisioning, contract testing, and mocking/service virtualization
  • Advocate for quality -- promoting a quality mindset among the community of practice and product engineering teams.


 You Have:

  • At least 6 years of programming experience with hands-on test automation experience (e.g. JavaScript, Java, Python) preferably Java
  • Advanced experience in test automation including designing and enhancing frameworks, both UI and API/backend functional and non-functional testing (e.g. WebDriverIO, RestAssured, Gatling)
  • Quality Engineering mindset as an advocate for quality with experience as QE embedded in product engineering teams
  • Significant prior experience operating in a modern engineering environment
  • Experience developing test strategy for ecommerce experience preferably search domain.
  • Proven experience with hands on automated test development
  • Experience with Agile software methodologies preferably SCRUM.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with CI/CD workflows and pipelines (e.g., Github, CircleCI, Bamboo)
  • Understanding of Agile, DevOps, and Continuous Delivery concepts
  • Non-functional testing experience including performance and load, security, and accessibility testing
  • Champion Grainger quality strategies like system testability and shifting testing left
  • Review test code developed by test engineers
  • Identify risks or friction in current quality infrastructure (Pipeline, testing gaps, environments, practices, etc.)
  • Experience with coaching and mentoring quality engineers
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, related disciplines, or equivalent work experience.


Experience with AWS(EC2, S3, SQS, SNS, Lambda), CICD tools (Bitbucket, CircleCI), Elastic Search  and Linux.



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


DE&I Statement:

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.