Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 3:10 AM
Company Overview 13;
Grainger is a broad line, business:to:business distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. More than 3.2 million businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for products such as safety gloves, ladders, motors and janitorial supplies, along with services like inventory management and technical support. These customers represent a broad collection of industries including commercial, government, healthcare and manufacturing. They place orders online, on mobile devices, through sales representatives, over the phone and at local branches. Approximately 5,000 suppliers provide Grainger with more than 1.6 million products stocked in Graingers distribution centers and branches worldwide.
Located downtown Chicago, Gamut is a start:up operation being launched by Grainger. The company is developing an innovative, new e:commerce platform that will leverage technology, structured data, and customer insights to launch a successful new business. This is an exciting opportunity to help develop a dynamic organization from the ground up and explore numerous career development possibilities as the company continues to grow.
Position Description 13;
As a member of Gamut, you will work on some of the most complex challenges in software design, and development. You will be part of select team that engages with enterprise leaders, building innovative digital products.
We are looking for a Data Engineer.
Transforming data into meaningful information and insights is a founding principle for what we are working on. Data and information is the backbone of our company. You will be an important part of how we operationalize our data for the benefit of our users and customers.
:Great at scoping requirements
:Launched of the projects or products
:Excellent at communicating with users, other software teams, and management
:Great at describing software/data product features, and technical designs
:Works well with other cross functional teams to create and maintain best practices
Background in Big Data, Machine Learning and Data Mining is a plus
Position Requirements: 13;
:Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent professional experience
:Industry experience as a Data Engineer preferred
:Professional experience on understanding, manipulating, processing and extracting value from large datasets
:Expert experience in relational database
:Expert knowledge of SQL
:Strong analytical skills
:Passionate about working with structural data sets
:Excellent communication skills
May require light infrequent travel to collaborate with outside 3rd parties. 13;
EEOC Statement 13;
Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
• Location: Chicago
• Post ID: 81227112 chicago