Senior UI / UX Engineer

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Published on: 16 January 2017
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 within 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:

  • Develop modular, scalable and responsive UI solutions using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and JQuery.
  • Develop UIs to support all major browsers, and implement UI standards.
  • Analyze user experience by evaluating business requirements/designs, and provide feedback for optimal UX solutions.
  • Work closely with members of the product/design teams to translate concepts into prototypes and assist engineering team with the final implementation.


What you need to have to apply for this position:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 2 years of work experience in a similar capacity.
  • Strong knowledge and hands on experience in Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Strong knowledge in UI frameworks.
  • Solid knowledge of responsive layout development with cross browser support.
  • Expert level knowledge of HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript/JQuery.
  • Experience in working with CSS preprocessors.
  • Proficiency in Javascript frameworks (Angular, React, Ember) is an added advantage.


Why you should join Sysco LABS:

  • A very attractive base compensation and benefits package which is comfortably above market rates.
  • The opportunity to work with high caliber individuals across the organization.
  • Training and career development programs.
  • Overseas travel and exposure to client environments.
  • Fast career growth, recognition and leadership opportunities for good performers.
  • A flexible, diverse, entrepreneurial work environment with 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.