Associate Quality Engineering Lead

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Published on: 10 January 2022
Job Type: Full Time

Sysco LABS is the captive innovation arm of Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY), the world’s largest foodservice company. Sysco is a Fortune 500 company and the global leader in selling, marketing, and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare, and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. With more than 58,000 associates, the company operates approximately 343 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 650,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2021 that ended July 3, 2021, the company generated sales of more than $51 billion. 

Operating with the agility and tenacity of a tech–startup, powered by the expertise of the industry leader, Sysco LABS is perfectly poised to transform one of the world’s largest industries. 

Sysco LABS’s engineering teams based out of Colombo, Sri Lanka and Austin and Houston, TX, innovate across the entire food service journey – from the enterprise grade technology that enables Sysco’s business, to the technology that revolutionizes the way that Sysco connects with restaurants and the technology that shapes the way those restaurants connect with customers. 

Sysco LABS technology is present in the sourcing of food products, merchandising, storage and warehouse operations, order placement and pricing algorithms, the delivery of food and supplies to Sysco’s global network, the in-restaurant dining experience of the end-customer and much more. 

The Role:

  • Lead efforts in defining test strategies, test planning, execution, and reviews.
  • Improve and maintain test automation frameworks.
  • Review and contribute towards the development of automation scripts.
  • Configure and maintain continuous integration.
  • Overlook and manage test execution and communicate test statuses to stakeholders.
  • Mentor, train, and lead a team of Quality Engineers.

The Profile:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification, and 5-6+ years of industry experience. 
  • Experience in test automation using open-source tools such as Selenium. 
  • Experience in performance engineering and performance testing tools. 
  • Strong knowledge of software testing processes, practices, and test design techniques. 
  • Strong knowledge in Java, OOP concepts and coding standards. 
  • Experience in working with continuous integration; build and source control tools such as Jenkins, Maven and GIT. 
  • Experience in testing middle tier and service-oriented architectures using tools such as Rest-Assured or SoapUI. 
  • A solid practical understanding of Agile Software Testing and Software Engineering concepts. 
  • Excellent communication, presentation, 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.
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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.