Software Engineer / Senior Software Engineer

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Published on: 11 June 2018
Job Type: Full Time

Sysco LABS is the innovation arm of Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), the world’s largest foodservice company. Sysco is the global leader in marketing, selling and distributing food products as well as equipment and supplies to the hospitality industry. Sysco serves over 500,000 customer locations through its team of over 65,000 associates and operates 300 distribution facilities across the globe.

Sysco is re-imagining the global foodservice industry: our Sysco LABS engineering teams based out of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Redwood City, CA and Austin and Houston TX, will help to drive innovation across the entire supply chain – sourcing of food products, merchandising, storage and warehouse operations, order placement and pricing algorithms, delivery of food and supplies to Sysco’s global network – culminating in the in-restaurant dining experience for the end-customer. Operating with the agility and efficiency of a tech–startup and backed by the domain expertise of the industry leader, Sysco and the Sysco LABS team is poised to revolutionize one of the biggest industries in the world.

We are currently on the lookout for a Software Engineer / Senior Software Engineer to join our team.

 

What you will be responsible for:

  • The design and development of enterprise-grade, mission-critical products and solutions for one of the world’s largest corporations.
  • Produce high quality, high stability code and designs by following software engineering best practices.
  • Work collaboratively in a cross functional team in an Agile delivery environment.
  • Be involved in projects throughout their full software lifecycle: from development, QA, and deployment, to post-production support.

 

What you need to have to apply for this position:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent, and 1-4 years of experience developing production enterprise applications.
  • A strong programming and software engineering background.
  • Strong knowledge in fundamental web based technologies, protocols, techniques and popular open source libraries: HTTP, RESTful web services, HTML5, JavaScript, Node.js, React.js, Java etc.
  • Hands on experience designing, developing, testing and troubleshooting production systems.
  • Adherence to engineering standards, best practices – be process oriented.
  • Strong communication skills – reading & comprehending documents/specifications, producing clear and thorough documentation, ability to discuss and explain technical issues during meetings.

 

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.
  • Fast career growth, recognition and leadership opportunities within a short period of time.
  • 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.