Senior Tech Lead / Tech Lead

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Published on: 16 January 2018
Job Type: Full Time

Sysco LABS is a technology-focused division within Sysco, dedicated to reimagining foodservice through innovation. An extension of Sysco’s longstanding commitment to deliver exceptional products and services to the foodservice industry, Sysco LABS leverages customer and market intelligence, data-driven insights and agile technology development to rethink the entire foodservice ecosystem — from farm to table to check. Sysco LABS’ innovations will improve everything from the ordering process, inventory, pricing and automation to the in-restaurant customer experience. Operating with the mindset of a startup and backed by the authoritative expertise of an industry leader, Sysco LABS’ mission is to enhance the Sysco customer experience and consistently deliver cost savings and new innovations through technology.

 

We are currently on the lookout for a Senior Tech Lead / Tech Lead to join our team.

 

What you will be responsible for:

  • The design and development of enterprise solutions for one of the world’s largest corporations involved in the marketing and distribution of food products
  • Working and managing tight knit agile teams developing robust mobile, web, and enterprise solutions
  • Implementing distributed and highly robust enterprise applications that scale for enterprise demands
  • Adhering to Continuous Integration and the Continuous Delivery of solutions
  • Ensuring high code quality by following software engineering best practices
  • Working collaboratively in a cross functional team in an Agile delivery environment
  • Adhering to DevOps principles and being involved in projects throughout their full software lifecycle – from development, QA, and deployment, to post-production support

 

What you need to have to apply for this position:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent, and5+ years of experience developing production enterprise applications and in managing teams
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Extensive, full-stack experience with web-based technologies and architectures such as RESTful APIs, microservices, HTML5, JavaScript/ES6, Node.js, React, React Native, Flux/Redux
  • In depth understanding of the technology stack, e.g. HTTP, browser/JS engine architecture, relational and NoSQL databases, Linux, containers/virtual machines
  • Familiarity with mobile application development will be an advantage (iOS and/or Android)
  • Familiarity with working in a Scrum Agile delivery environment
  • Familiarity with DevOps practices and prior experience working with Cloud IaaS or PaaS providers such as AWS will be an added advantage 

 

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 programs
  • Fast career growth, recognition and senior leadership opportunities for good performers
  • Overseas travel and exposure to client environments based on business requirements
  • A flexible, diverse and entrepreneurial work environment, and a fun work culture that celebrates success regularly
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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.