Senior Quality Engineer – Test Automation

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Published on: 17 August 2021
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 currently on the lookout for a Senior Quality Engineer to join our team.

The Role:

  • Contribute to defining test strategies and test planning.
  • Perform test design and the development of test scenarios.
  • Contribute to the development of automation scripts.
  • Configure and maintain test environments and continuous integration.
  • Perform test execution, analyze test results and communicate test results to stakeholders.
  • Help mentor, train, and lead a team of Quality Engineers.


The Profile:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, IT, or equivalent qualification.
  • Senior Quality Engineer a minimum of 3 years of work experience in software testing.
  • Strong knowledge in software testing processes, practices, and test design techniques.
  • Experience in test automation using open-source tools such as Selenium and Appium.
  • Solid Knowledge in Java, OOP concepts, and coding standards.
  • A solid practical understanding of Agile Software Testing and Software Engineering concepts.
  • Hands on experience in Exploratory testing.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Thirst for learning and regularly updating knowledge.
  • Testing and Agile related certifications would be an added advantage.
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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.