Quality Engineering Lead / Senior Quality Engineering Lead (Specialist – Mobile Test Automation)

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Published on: 2 December 2016
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.


What you will be responsible for

  • Building and maintaining mobile test automation frameworks.
  • Reviewing and contributing to development of automation scripts.
  • Configuring and maintaining continuous integration.
  • Developing test strategies, test plans and reviewing test scenarios.
  • Overlooking and managing test execution and communicating test statuses to stakeholders.
  • Mentoring, training and leading a team of Automation Engineers.


What you need to have to apply for this position

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification and 7+ years of industry experience.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in mobile test automation.
  • Experience in implementing mobile test automation frameworks.
  • Experience in test automation using open source tools such as Selenium and Appium.
  • Expertise in testing mobile applications in various platforms including Android and iOS.
  • 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.


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 softskills development programmes.
  • 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.