Job Title: Sr Software Engineer
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 the Enterprise Systems team 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+; and we are committed to delivering technical solutions to support the business in its mission to stay atop. We deliver technology solutions across the enterprise including our call centers, branch network, sales, and our various digital channels. The team supports over 1000 applications across the network and operates in an agile environment to deliver complex solutions quickly and seamlessly. The team of 500+ is comprised of Infrastructure + Operations, Cyber Security, Technology Planning, Architecture and Engineering and are built in a way to support the dynamic and ever changing customer landscape.
Key Technologies / Framework: SAP, Hybris, Java, J2EE, Ruby on Rails
The Sr. Software Engineer is a hands-on development team lead and is responsible for creating software solutions that will help Grainger grow as a business. This position is ideal for someone who is skilled and passionate about software development, is interested in building a great dev culture on their team, and who wants to create solutions that are going to help our customers 'Get The Job Done'. Our teams will evolve as business demands shift, so we are looking for individuals that are able to adapt, learn quickly, can be versatile, and are willing to take on challenging work as we continue to find new and creative ways to solve issues for our customers.
' Use your talent to innovate and transform complex concepts into clean, simple solutions.
' Write well-documented, highly maintainable and performing code, with appropriate test coverage.
' Investigate and resolve application issues, bottlenecks and inefficiencies using our Dev Ops tools.
' Prepare, conduct, and evaluate the results of unit and integration tests.
' Conduct and participate in code reviews that span multiple languages and applications.
' Support production deployments during go live.
' Provide technical mentorship to engineers on your team.
' Take responsibility for team's success and help sustain a collaborative work environment.
' Find opportunities to improve your team, and work with other dev leads to drive consistency.
' Develop prototypes and POCs to demonstrate new ideas or illustrate the use of new technologies.
' Participate in the decomposition of work into user stories and estimate effort (i.e., using Agile points)
' Participate in Agile Ceremonies to provide feedback and communicate issues/blockers and communicate project status
' 5+yrs of J2EE Experience using an Ecommerce application framework.
' Prior experience working in a large eCommerce application is preferred
' Experience in Struts, Spring, Hibernate, Webservices.
' Knowledge of UI development and design principles
' Strong cross-functional team player, ability to work effectively with Grainger technical and business contacts.
' Ability to strategically identify and meet business needs through the use of technology in a cost effective and timely manner.
' Working knowledge of Agile values and principles and Scrum framework.
' Hybris Development experience a plus ' 1-2 years
' SOLR experience a plus
' Working knowledge of Jira/Greenhopper
' Exposure to Bitbucket source code/version management tool
'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, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or protected veteran status.'