Lead Software Engineer @ Grainger - Chicago, IL

Job Overview

8 days ago

Lead Software Engineer

Grainger - Chicago, IL

About Grainger

Grainger is North America's leading Maintenance Repair & Operating provider and we are the 10th largest North American E-commerce player with over 50% of our revenue coming from online transactions. Within our Grainger Technology Group (GTG), we use technology to support the ever-changing and dynamic needs of a supply chain carrying 1.5 million products and an employee base of 25,000+ nationwide. We provide technology solutions across the enterprise including our call centers, branch network, sales, and multiple digital channels. The team supports over 1000 applications across the network and operates in an agile environment to create complex solutions quickly and seamlessly.

GTG is a team of 500+ and is comprised of Infrastructure and Operations, Security, Insights, Data Engineering and Analytics, Platform and Product Engineering and are built in a way to support our dynamic customer landscape.


Position Details:

We are looking for a Lead Full Stack Engineer to be a part of a team building a new product. You will focus on providing Grainger customers with deep insights that help them to improve their spend. This exceptional role is part of a team of data engineers, data scientists, full stack engineers, and quality engineers. You have experience designing and building on the public cloud, success in building products from scratch, and a strong foundation in software engineering. Familiarity with data visualization and reporting concepts are a plus.

You can be based in either downtown Chicago or Lake Forest, Illinois and will report to the Senior Director, Information Management.


Who You Are:
  • 8+ years experience as a Full Stack Engineer.
  • Experience designing on the public cloud (AWS, GCP, or Azure)
  • Experience writing and editing reusable UI components
  • Experience with a UI/Webapp framework such as Svelte/SvelteKit, React/NextJS, Vue, or Preact
  • Proficient in Node JS or other back-end languages (e.g. Java, Python, Kotlin) and an understanding of database systems.
  • Understanding of core browser and web APIs and languages (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Storage APIs, Cookies)
  • Understanding of HTML Semantics and Browser Accessibility
  • Understanding of modern JavaScript language features and techniques
  • Understanding of API and JSON payload design
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent experience
Bonus:
  • Experience with an eCommerce platform
  • Experience integrating data science-driven use cases
  • Understanding of Data-Driven Documents (D3)
  • Experience leading engineers in an onshore/offshore environment
  • Familiarity with CI/CD delivery frameworks (e.g., Jenkins, CircleCI)
  • Experience contributing to or maintaining an open source software project
Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and 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

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.

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