Associate Technical Lead – Android

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Published on: 27 October 2021
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. 

We are currently on the lookout for a Associate Technical Lead – Android to join our team.

The Role:  

  • Work on apps that revolutionize customer interaction at Sysco.
  • Be responsible for driving the development process from conception to release in a cross-functional team, in an Agile delivery environment.
  • This role is an opportunity to start at the ground level and develop the future of Sysco’s customer experience.

The Profile: 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 4+ years of experience developing on Android.
  • A passion for Android and a commitment to building award-winning apps.
  • Expert-level understanding of the Android SDK.
  • Preferred experience with Retrofit, RxJava or RxKotlin, Dagger 2, Jetpack and SQLDelight.
  • A track record of publishing apps in the Google Play Store.
  • A passion for building consumer facing applications with elegant and clean interfaces.
  • Experience developing, testing, shipping, and supporting a product for hundreds of thousands of users is a plus.
  • Knowledge in GraphQL and Apollo is an added advantage.
  • A kind and generous attitude towards customers and co-workers alike.
  • A passion for code-quality and expertise in usability and mobile standards.
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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.