Agile Coach / Senior Team Lead – Process

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Published on: 28 March 2017
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.

We are looking for a seasoned senior executive with extensive experience together with the required maturity to spearhead our Delivery effort. The successful candidate will be required to work closely with on-site teams in the US and the SL based delivery organization to ensure that our delivery organization runs perennially like a well-oiled machine.


What you will be responsible for

  • Directly working with the Project Management Office to lead organization wide agile transformation / process improvement activities.
  • Supporting overall engineering process coordination across multiple teams.
  • Supporting engineering teams to continuously improve their Agile mindset & practices.
  • Supporting engineering process quality assurance.
  • Support training on agile / process concepts across the organization.


What you need to have to apply for this position

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification.
  • 2 – 3 years of work experience in an Agile software development environment.
  • Minimum 1 year’s experience in a similar role.
  • Solid working knowledge of Scrum practices.
  • Good knowledge in Jira and Confluence.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Professional certifications such as PMP, 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 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.



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.