Quality Engineering Lead / Senior Quality Engineering Lead

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Published on: 19 October 2017
Job Type: Full Time

Sysco Labs is a technology-focused division within Sysco, dedicated to reimagining foodservice through innovation. An extension of Sysco’s longstanding commitment to deliver exceptional products and services to the foodservice industry, Sysco Labs leverages customer and market intelligence, data-driven insights and agile technology development to rethink the entire foodservice ecosystem — from farm to table to check. Sysco Labs’ innovations will improve everything from the ordering process, inventory, pricing and automation to the in-restaurant customer experience. Operating with the mindset of a startup and backed by the authoritative expertise of an industry leader, Sysco Labs’ mission is to enhance the Sysco customer experience and consistently deliver cost savings and new innovations through technology.

We are currently on the lookout for a Quality Engineering Lead / Senior Quality Engineering Lead to join our team.


You will:

  • Lead efforts in defining test strategies, test planning and reviews
  • Play a key role in evangelizing the quality engineering philosophy of the organization
  • Work collaboratively with engineering teams to enable quality from project kickoff onwards
  • Oversee quality engineering standards and best practices within teams
  • Provide technical guidance in test automation & performance engineering, while improving productivity in testing
  • Overlook and manage test execution and communicate test statuses & matrices to stakeholders
  • Mentor, train and lead a team of Quality Engineers


You will need:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification, and 7+ years of industry experience
  • Minimum 2 – 3 years of experience in a similar role
  • Strong knowledge in quality engineering practices and processes
  • Strong knowledge of DevOps, agile software testing practices, test design techniques and test reporting
  • Experience working with Agile/Scrum and strong knowledge in software engineering concepts
  • Experience in solving software test automation challenges with a pragmatic approach
  • Experience in building web and mobile test automation frameworks using open source tools such as Selenium and Appium
  • Experience in testing middle tier and service oriented architectures using tools such as Rest-Assured or SoapUI
  • Sound knowledge of Java, OOP concepts, coding standards and improving code quality
  • Experience in working with continuous integration, build and source control tools such as Jenkins, Maven and GIT
  • Excellent communication, presentation, leadership and negotiation skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Professional certifications such as ISTQB, PMI-ACP or CSM (Certified Scrum Master) would be an added advantage
  • Thirst for learning and regularly updating knowledge


Why you should join Sysco Labs:

  • An attractive base compensation and benefits package which is comfortably above market rates
  • The opportunity to work with high caliber individuals across the organization
  • Technical training and soft skills development programs
  • Fast career growth, recognition and senior leadership opportunities for good performers
  • Overseas travel and exposure to client environments based on business requirements
  • A flexible, diverse, and entrepreneurial work environment and a fun work culture that celebrates success regularly
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Careers at Sysco Labs

At Sysco Labs, we value our entrepreneurial spirit and openness the most. Our culture is non-hierarchical, encourages open communication and the free flow of ideas, and foster learning as an ongoing process.

We are headquartered in Silicon Valley with much of our engineering being carried out by Sysco Labs in Colombo. Although both teams are roughly thirteen hours apart, we coordinate like clockwork to ensure deadlines are met and results delivered.

Teams based in Colombo regularly visit the Redwood City office, giving them an opportunity to experience the Silicon Valley culture first hand and meet the restaurants that use the products we build.