Hormel Foods Corporation Programmer Analyst/Computer Analyst in Austin, Minnesota

Programmer Analyst/Computer Analyst-Optiva Hormel Foods Corporation

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenues across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin's®, Wholly Guacamole®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named one of "The 100 Best Corporate Citizens" by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the 10th year in a row, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. In 2016, the company celebrated its 125th anniversary and announced its new vision for the future -- Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ -- focusing on its legacy of innovation. For more information, visit www.hormelfoods.com and http://csr.hormelfoods.com/.

JOB PURPOSE: This position develops, maintains and supports both purchased and internally developed application software for multiple departments and business units focusing on our R&D and QC departments.


  • Design, develop and installs the software development lifecycle phases to deliver high quality application solutions that meet business requirements within committed dates.

  • Works cross functionally to troubleshoot and resolve highly complex issues in an effective and efficient manner.

  • Provide full system ownership for multiple applications, provide task assignment work direction and mentor other team members. Independently completes customizations to accommodate business processes.

  • Coordinate and perform regression testing.

  • Work with outside vendors as needed for support or patching to resolve issues.


  • Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, or related field.

  • 1+ years experience in developing and supporting a purchased software package and/or custom developed software.

  • Proficient in database technologies.

  • Must be a Citizen or National of the United States, a lawful, permanent resident, or have authorization to work in the United States.

  • Applicants must not now, or in the future, require sponsorship for an employment visa.


  • Understanding Oracle PL/SQL database.

  • Proficient in VisualBasic.

  • Experience in technically supporting Infor Optiva software, understanding fundamental design principles.

  • The level of position awarded (Programmer Analyst/Computer Analyst) will be determined based on the candidate's experience & qualifications.

LOCATION: Austin, Minnesota. Remote work arrangement not available, relocation assistance is available.

BENEFITS: Hormel Foods offers an excellent benefits package. Competitive base salary plus bonus, annual merit increase performance reviews, medical, dental, vision, non-contributory pension, profit sharing, 401(k), stock purchase plan, and more.

Hormel Foods Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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