Associate Technical Lead – iOS

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Published on: 20 November 2020
Job Type: Full Time

Sysco (NYSE:SYY) is 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 57,000 associates, the company operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2020 that ended June 27, 2020, the company generated sales of more than $52 billion.

Sysco LABS supports Sysco’s digital transformation with engineering teams in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and Austin and Houston, Texas, in the USA. Operating with the agility and efficiency of a tech–startup and backed by the domain expertise of the industry leader, Sysco LABS’ mission is to support the innovation of Sysco’s business across the entire foodservice journey.

We are on the lookout for an Associate Technical Lead – iOS to join the team

The Role:

As an ATL iOS at Sysco LABS, you will:

  • 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:

  • 5+ years of experience developing on native iOS.
  • A passion for iOS and a commitment to building award-winning apps.
  • Expert level understanding of the iOS SDK.
  • Native mobile application development on iOS with fluency in Swift, Core Foundation, UIKit, Cocoa Touch, Core Animation and other frameworks provided by Apple.
  • Experience with RxSwift, RxCocoa and MVVM is a must.
  • Preferred experience with FRP (Functional Reactive Programming).
  • Strong understanding of Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines as well as interaction design best practices.
  • Has shipped and maintained apps, and knows the ins and outs of Apple’s submission process.
  • 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 on Node.js, 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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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.