IT Development Rotation Program Trainee (Jan 2024 Start)

Overall Job Summary

This position is 12-month rotational training program to learn the foundations of technology in a retail business.  This program is designed to offer a broad understanding of Information Technology processes and allows the IT Development Program Trainee to learn skills and attributes needed to start their Information Technology career within Tractor Supply Company.

Participants will learn about the Tractor Supply Company mission, values, history, and culture; basic retail processes, our systems, and will consist of rotational assignments between four identified technology functions.  These functions include Information Security, Cloud Engineering, Enterprise PMO, & Application Development.  Specific roles can range from software developer, engineer, or analyst across any technology domain.  The rotation assignments will be aligned with the participant’s goals and long-term career development focus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Min 5%)

  1. Complete rotations through Information Technology areas of the Store Support Center (SSC). Rotations Include:
    1. Information Security
    2. Cloud Engineering
    3. Enterprise PMO
    4. Application Development
  2. Shadow team members to understand the process flow and our business.
  3. Contribute to the business through guided on-the-job rotation activities.
  4. Participate in group and individual training sessions on technical and soft skill such as time management, change management, strategic thinking, and personal accountability.  Demonstrate learning through successful completion of program assessments.
  5. Apply new skills and knowledge to complete duties in assigned department.
  6. Complete a team project using knowledge gained through rotations and collaboration with internal partners.  Present findings to senior leadership.
  7. Create an individual development plan with assistance from Program Mentor.


No experience is required
Bachelor's degree is preferred
Any suitable combination of education and experience will be considered.

High Demand IT Specialized Skills

Platform Knowledge

Preferred knowledge, skills or abilities

  • Demonstrated analytical ability to drive retail profitability and inventory productivity.
  • High degree of intellectual curiosity and personal drive.
  • Proven team player with strong collaboration skills.
  • Skilled verbal and written communicator.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Detail orientation and ability to be highly organized in managing work

Working Conditions

Normal office working conditions

Physical Requirements

Standing (not walking)
Lifting up to 10 pounds


This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position.  It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities.  A team member should perform all duties as assigned by his/ her supervisor.


You must apply or refer a friend through our internal portal


Our Mission and Values are more than just words on the wall - they’re the one constant in an ever-changing environment and the bedrock on which we build our culture. They're the core of who we are and the foundation of every decision we make. It’s not just what we do that sets us apart, but how we do it.

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We believe in managing your time for business and personal success, which is why we empower our Team Members to lead balanced lives through our benefits total rewards offerings. fot full-time and eligible part-time TSC and Petsense Team Members. We care about what you care about!

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A lot of care goes into providing legendary service at Tractor Supply Company, which is why our Team Members are our top priority. Want a career with a clear path for growth? Your Opportunity is Out Here at Tractor Supply and Petsense.

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