React Node Specialist

Information Technology Grand Rapids, Michigan


SpartanNash is a value-added wholesale grocery distributor - supplying more than 2,100 independent grocery retail locations throughout the United States - as well as a grocery retailer, with more than 155 corporate supermarkets in nine states. We also serve the military community through our MDV division; in addition to offering premier fresh produce distribution through Caito Foods and third-party logistics through BRT.

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.

A day in the life of the React Node Specialist is never the same but, in this role, you will be responsible to provide technical leadership in specialized area of application systems design and user experience for complex company web and mobile based applications.

What You'll Do:

  • Responsible for application programming of moderately complex systems within assigned functional area/systems and may be responsible for completion of a phase of a project.
  • 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.
  • May lead the research and fact finding to modify, develop, implement, and maintain moderately complex 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 provide guidance and/or training to lesser-experienced Programmer Analysts.
  • Participate in the on-call support rotation.

Sound Like You? Here's what you'll need:
  • Bachelor's Level Degree - BS In Information Technology or related experience
  • Five (5) years' experience
  • Minimum of 3 years JavaScript based web application development experience; React, Node.js, MERN stack experience preferred.
  • Build reusable components and libraries, for front-end and back-end functions
  • Translate high fidelity designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Rock solid understanding of state management using Redux
  • Knowledge of functional programming
  • Ability to write well-documented, clean code
  • Experience with third-party dependencies and debugging dependency conflicts
  • Understanding of REST APIs, the document request model, and offline storage
  • Experience with automated testing suites like Jest
  • React.js experience preferred
  • CI/CD experience preferred
  • Plan for and work flexibly to deadlines
  • Identify options for potential solutions and assessing them for both technical and business suitability
  • Proven source code tooling experience, bitbucket preferred (ability to feature branch, merge, pull, push)
  • Work collaboratively with peers, performing code reviews and pull requests
  • Experience working in an agile team
  • 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 strong project/time management and research skills.
  • Ability to interact with management.