• Intermediate Software Engineer

    Work Location US-IL-CHICAGO
    Job ID
    1146 W KINZIE ST STE 103
    Job Category
    Information Technology
    Nearest Metro Area

    Digital disruptors are entering the commercial food service business, creating a new battlefront for us with an entirely new set of competitors.  As such, we are upping our digital game to be able to compete on this front. We are investing heavily in our customer facing digital platform to bring new features and an excellent experience to our customers.  The eCommerce team enhances and supports this platform by implementing new features and functionality in an Agile fashion.

    What makes the Gordon Food Service eCommerce team a great team to be a part of?


    Orders placed through our digital ordering platform make up a large portion of our sales revenue.  Through continued innovation and intense focus on making the customer experience as delightful as possible, we continue to make our digital platform the preferred way for our customers to find products and place orders.  Team members will be instrumental in building our new cloud native platform on a microservices architecture built on Java/Spring, with the latest iteration of Angular on the front end. We will thrive and succeed by:

    • Working in an Agile fashion with our Product Owners and business stakeholders, utilizing Scrum and Kanban Agile/XP methodologies
    • Using modern architectures, tools, technologies, and SDLC processes
    • Having a passion for quality and continuous improvement
    • Helping each other whenever it is needed
    • Building a culture of learning and teaching
    • Celebrating team and individual accomplishments


    What do we need from you?

    • A passion to do your best work and hold others accountable for doing their best.
    • A commitment to quality and continuous improvement.
    • A desire to exceed customer expectations and deliver a great customer experience!
    • A servant leader, team oriented approach to your work.


    Leading candidates will have…

    • 5+ years writing software in an Agile Scrum and/or Kanban environment.
    • Experience working in an XP environment, including TDD, full stack development, and paired programming preferred.
    • Experience with both front end and back end technologies, Angular and Java with Spring preferred.
    • Experience in DevOps and containerized cloud environments a plus, including Docker, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and Kubernetes a plus.
    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or Information Systems.

    Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!


    Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce.  To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.  



    We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service.  Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not! 
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    Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.   The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

    If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

    All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.

    Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.  


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