Software Engineer

| North Suburbs

The Software Engineer is involved in the full systems life cycle and responsible for designing, coding, configuring, testing, implementing and supporting application software and systems that are delivered on time and within budget. They will be part of a DevOps minded team partnering with Infrastructure Engineers and Infrastructure Operations. They work closely with Architects to define the physical design, and with Analysts and Product Managers to understand the business requirements that drive the analysis and physical design of technical solutions. Software Engineers may be assigned to either development or support functions.

They will partner with IT Infrastructure Team Members to ensure the IT infrastructure is sufficiently robust, scalable and efficient to deliver the integrated services underlying the physical environment. They build, test, implement, configure, tune and support the IT infrastructure in the cloud and on-premise, including the server platforms, storage systems, middleware infrastructure and network. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Application Development: Designs and develops optimal system solutions to meet business needs. Assist in providing direction on solutions to ensure solutions are flexible, scalable, and adhere to company standards.
  • Application Performance: Creation of reusable components and other performance-enhancing techniques. Reports issues seen through monitoring reports on performance.
  • Application support: training, analysis, testing, documentation and support team members.
  • Hardware and software evaluation: Performs hardware and software evaluation, assists in compiling results and new software recommendations.
  • Task-level estimation: provides and mentors.
  • Agile SDLC: Leads initiate and Plan phases, develops project scope, objectives and resource estimates.
  • Automated Unit testing: Assist in defining TDD best practices. Writing and executing automated unit and integration testing.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCES AND COMPETENCIES:  

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or similar subject or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Python, Perl, Shell Scripting programming languages preferred.
  • 2-8 years of development experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of a broad range of hardware and software products. Experience with VMWare, AWS, Azure, Redhat, SUSE, Cisco, UCS, systems administration are preferred.
  • Experience with automation, DevOps and Bimodal are a plus.
  • Experience working in an agile team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex problems or processes, identify and understand requirements, and develop alternate solutions.
  • Experience designing, developing, testing and deploying applications/systems using proven or emerging technologies, in a variety of technologies and environments.
  • Experience with automation tools.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Neo4jDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • SAP HANADatabases
    • TeradataDatabases

Location

The Ogilvie Train Station has its perks with metra in building and 5 blocks to the L. You can get to the French Market without stepping outside.

What are Grainger Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Onsite gyms available in various facilities including corporate HQ and some field offices.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
The company contributes 3% to a 401(k) Plan each pay period as part of an annual Profit Sharing contribution up to a 12% total target if goals are met. Eligibility requirements apply.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Grainger supports team members and their families who are in the process of adopting by reimbursing up to $6,000 per adoption for eligible expenses.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Beverages and coffee on demand in our downtown locations.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
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