SpartanNash Programmer Analyst II - Application Development in Grand Rapids, Michigan

At SpartanNash, relationships matter, and our Corporate team takes that sentiment to heart in the way we work as one totally aligned team, support and respect each other and share the highest standards of excellence. We’re always looking for the next great idea or a new way to approach a challenge, and we collaborate and innovate to achieve our goals.

Position Summary

Responsible to participate in assigned project(s) to modify or develop company applications/information systems. Under limited supervision, modify, create, implement and/or maintain application programs and projects.

Minimum Requirements


Bachelor's Degree (Required) Information Technology

Business Administration or related field or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Job Experience

Three years Information Technology experience in applications systems analysis and programming.

Responsibilities and Essential Duties

Responsible for application programming of systems within assigned functional area/systems.

Design, code, test, debug and implement systems, functions and related applications necessary to meet business needs, working under limited supervision. Work with cross-functional IT areas to coordinate development projects.

Assist with the research and fact finding to modify, develop, implement and maintain company applications/information systems; develop detailed functional specifications, process documents and/or workflow diagrams for application programming.

Assist with the development of project scope, objectives and milestones to meet assigned project definition and requirements. Work with IT Project Managers, Business Analysts and/or business users to provide detail application/system information.

Troubleshoot program issues and interface with appropriate IT sub-departments and/or cross functional business areas to create and provide detailed application/system information to resolve any issues.

Ensure timely documentation of new programs or changes to existing programs.

Maintain current knowledge of industry trends and best Information Technology practices; make recommendations to improve current programs and processes.

May participate in the on-call support rotation.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed as assigned for this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements; additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Knowledge, Skills Abilities

Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate IT programming in a non-technical manner. Must have strong organizational, prioritization, analytical and problem solving skills. Must be detail oriented and have good project/time management. Working knowledge of MS Office, MS Project and Visio. Ability to travel up to 10% based upon department and customer needs.

Experienced at developing Toshiba (IBM) 4690 Point of Sale (POS) software in CBASIC and/or C++. Developmental skills in .NET (C#, VB.NET, WCF, WPF, Silver Light), JAVA, XML, AIX/Linux is a plus. Familiarity with Electronic Payments, Oracle, or other Retail Systems is a plus.

Physical Requirement

General office equipment (i.e., computer, telephone, copy/facsimile machine, etc.


Information Technology software and hardware

General office equipment (i.e., computer, telephone, copy/facsimile machine, etc.)