Women Impact Tech

Senior Software Engineer

    Chicago, IL

Full Time

About the job

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to build technologies that create an enjoyable experience for our customers and coworkers. We offer an inclusive and equitable work environment that champions diversity of identity, perspective, background, and experience.

McMaster-Carr is a digital-first company offering more than half a million products used to keep businesses in motion. Our high-quality publications, product design, and technology bring over 300,000 customers to our website each day to innovate and solve problems.

A Bit About Our Culture

We know that companies with engaged employees perform better in the long run. Do some of our initiatives speak to you?

  • Structured Company Onboarding program
  • Professional development through tech conferences and workshops
  • Learn Before Lunch seminars and Town Halls
  • 1-1 and group mentoring opportunities
  • Employee Resource Groups like Women in Tech, Mi Gente, Black Employees, Pride Alliance, etc.

Perks and Benefits:

We offer comprehensive and inclusive benefits. Below are engineers’ favorites:

  • Generous total compensation package, with competitive pay & annual cash profit sharing
  • 100% company-paid tuition
  • Plenty of paid time off for life, vacations, and rest
  • Remote schedule options
  • Generous first-time home buyers’ assistance program
  • Up to 18 weeks of paid parental leave
  • College assistance for your dependents

Our engineers do highly varied work that allows them to develop wide expertise across many projects. You will:

  • Contribute to diverse projects, such as improving our web and app ordering experiences, leveraging data to improve decisions about what products to sell, and automating distribution centers
  • Own a project from design through implementation and collaborate with UX designers, customer research analysts, and other internal groups
  • Rotate to a new team to learn different technologies and areas of our business
  • Build technical depth and knowledge through learning groups, book clubs, and one- on-one mentoring

What Helps You In This Job- McMaster-Carr encourages you to apply and share about your interesting and unique experience, even if you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications below. We look forward to your application.

  • 2+ years of professional experience in software development.
  • Have made major contributions to the design and/or architecture of multiple production projects, preferably ones that have thousands of users
  • Strong skills in modern programming languages such as C#, Java, or Ruby.
  • Proven track record of successfully design, build, deliver and troubleshooting complex service-oriented systems.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Self-directed and capable of working effectively in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders across all levels of the organization
  • An interest for developing skills to manage projects and mentor other engineers

Here is a Sample of Our Engineering

  • We bring new features to mcmaster.com to support the customer journey from search to product. We use modern web frameworks and tools, such as React and Storybook, to build new software, A/B test features with customers, and leverage our data observations to make enhancements to the customer navigation experience.
  • We make mcmaster.com as fast as possible by optimizing our front-end and back-end code and infrastructure. We experiment with new frameworks and protocols and dig into our internal code to make our website performance a differentiating experience for our customers.
  • Operational excellence in our distribution centers is built upon custom software that helps our employees efficiently fill, pack, and ship packages from an inventory of over 600,000 products. Algorithms drive how we right-size work for distribution center capacity or select a box size. We are building state of the art distribution center automation systems fueled by back-end integrations with 3rd party industry leaders that will allow us to seamlessly scale our operations.

Our Tech Stack: We implement the technology that best solves our business challenges, including .Net, C#, React, Python, Kotlin, Swift, MongoDB, SQL Server, and others.

You can read more about us and our opportunities at: https://www.mcmaster.com/careers

To Apply: mcmaster.com/apply

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Meet McMaster-Carr

McMaster-Carr is a digital-first company offering more than half a million products used to keep businesses in motion. Our high-quality publications, product design, and technology bring over 300,000 customers to our website each day to innovate and solve problems.

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