Software Engineers / Senior Software Engineers (Java)

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Published on: 6 October 2016
Job Type: Full Time

We are based in the heart of the Silicon Valley and combine ideas from the epicenter of tech innovation with Sri Lankan engineering brilliance.

Our cutting edge end-to-end restaurant technology platform is distributed nationwide in the US via our parent company Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY): the world’s largest food services company.

As Sysco’s key technology partner we also provide the technical innovation necessary for Sysco to stay on the leading edge; the Sysco Innovation center at Sysco LABS undertakes the most significant technology initiatives with the aim of retaining Sysco’s competitive edge in the food-tech industry.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Design and development of enterprise solutions for one of the worlds largest corporations involved in marketing and distributing of food products.
  • Implement distributed and highly available enterprise applications that scales for enterprise demands.
  • Adhere to Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery of solutions.
  • Ensure high code quality by following software engineering best practices.
  • Working collaboratively in a cross functional team in an Agile delivery environment.
  • Adhere to DevOps principles and involve with projects in their full software lifecycle from development, QA, deployment and to post-production support.

What you need to apply for this position:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent and 1-5 years of experience developing production enterprise applications.
  • Excellent understanding of Java Enterprise patterns, integration patterns, and enterprise engineering best practices.
  • Experience in writing test driven code for backend services.
  • Experience in working with middleware frameworks like J2EE/JEE, Spring or Play!Framework environments.
  • Extensive experience in SQL, performance tuning of SQL and RDBMS technologies.
  • Familiarity with working in a Scrum Agile delivery environment.
  • Familiarity with Front End technologies like HTML5, CSS3,JavaScript and JQuery will be an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with DevOps practices and prior experience working with Cloud IaaS or PaaS providers will be an added advantage.

 

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 softskills development programmes.
  • Fast career growth, recognition and leadership opportunities for good performers.
  • Overseas travel and exposure to client environments.
  • A flexible, diverse and entrepreneurial work environment and a fun work culture that celebrates success.
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Why Join ?

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.