Senior Analyst/ Analyst – HR Systems

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Published on: 6 September 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.

The Role: 

  • Production support: Provide support for Workday system including but not limited to, researching and resolving problems with Workday and/ or issues with business processes, plus recommendations of alternate solutions.
  • Functional Support: Support HR systems regarding enhancements, inquiries, errors, and data issues. Assists team members and system users with issues associated with the HR systems by investigating problems and resolving or providing detailed recommendations on resolutions.
  • Process Improvement: Identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities. Recommend process improvements and innovative or alternative solutions.
  • Advanced reporting: Create, modify, and support a variety of standard and advanced reports utilizing appropriate reporting tools. Prepare regularly scheduled reports and ad-hoc reporting as required. Provide the HR team (business and/ or BT) with report writing guidance, instructions, or documentation. Provide advanced experience with the building, maintenance, and documentation of calculated fields.
  • Manage system updates: Responsible for evaluating system upgrades and modifications, including identifying requirements, configuration, testing, deployment, and communication.
  • Troubleshoot Workday support tickets via Service Now
  • Effectively translate user requirements into technical specifications.

The Profile:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Human Resources, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 3- 5 years of technical and operational knowledge of HRIS systems and applications.
  • Experience with configuration, implementation, and support on HRIS systems.
  • Experience with Workday Implementation and Support would be an added advantage.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate in user-friendly, non-technical terms, sound ideas and solutions to end-users on HR systems related questions, tasks, projects and reports.
  • Ability to work with multiple business and BT teams to accomplish common end goals.
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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.