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Software Developer

Date: Aug 20, 2021

Location: Melville, NY, US

Company: MSC Industrial Supply

Built to Make You Better.
Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have here at MSC. If you are inspired to learn, expand your circle, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Requisition ID : 6630

Employment Type : Full time      

Job Category : Information Technology                                      

Work Location : Melville, NY

State or Province : New York  

Potential Work Location : Melville, NY or Remote



As a Software Developer at MSC you will work in a team environment to develop innovative solutions to complex business problems. Utilizing R&D, rapid prototyping and other collaborative development techniques you will create solutions that add business value and create competitive advantage for MSC. You will have the opportunity to apply your development skills in a challenging and dynamic environment utilizing leading languages and technologies.


This is a great opportuntiy for a new grad or someone early in thier career.



  • Build really great software that your customers love to use.
  • Ensures written code will not only meet requirements but will perform and scale by applying software engineering discipline to all codes done.
  • Ensures code is supportable, maintainable and reusable by others.
  • Applies quality assurance and debugging techniques for defect identification and resolution before they make it to production.
  • Ensures successful production delivery by automating the build and delivery process via DevOps.
  • Keeps current with new technology and techniques for solving business problems
  • Understands the business and act like an owner. MSC’s success is your success and technology is an integral part of driving growth, efficiency and competitive advantage.
  • Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and through the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of MSC’s mission.
  • Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as required


  • Degree in computer science or related discipline or equivalent experience required.


  • Solid understanding of object oriented programming and functional programming concepts with knowledge of an object oriented programming language such as Java.
  • Exposure to web development and web oriented technologies with knowledge of HTML, Python, CSS, Javascript required.
  • Knowledge of query languages to relational or no-SQL database required.
  • Basic understanding of computer science concepts including hardware architecture, database, networking, computer languages, and operating systems.
  • Hands-on experience through coursework or internship


  • Make your case by exercising good communications skills and delivering messages in a clear, compelling and concise manner.
  • Take the initiative by being self-motivated and having a strong drive to build and deliver solutions that meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Think creatively, have high standards and set aggressive goals. Pursue everything with energy and focus on obtaining set goals.
  • Connect and work collaboratively with others within and outside the organization.
  • Challenge yourself by taking on new assignments in or outside of the workgroup.
  • Learn and improve by adapting to changing business needs and accepting feedback
  • Be empowered by working through ambiguity to successfully develop great business solutions.


  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel up to 10% of the time are required.
  • “Compensation starting at $65,450 and up commensurate with experience

    Benefits may include: paid time away including holidays and parental leave, medical and dental plans, retirement savings plans with company-match, disability and life insurance, tuition reimbursement program, recognition and service award programs, wellness and workplace flexibility programs, stock purchase plan, and product discounts (Benefits may vary by location).”

Why MSC  
People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. 

We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,500+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Equal Opportunity Statement 
At MSC, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and our associates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any category protected by applicable law.                    


Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty