Software Engineer (Java)

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Published on: 9 November 2020
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 talented Software Engineers to join our team.

The Role:

  • Developing new customer focused products for one of the world’s largest corporations involved in the marketing and distribution of food products.
  • A passionate group of innovation engineers developing highly influential business products.
  • A precise engineering organization driven by the best engineering practices and processes in the country.

 

The Profile:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent, and 2 or more years of experience of solid engineering.
  • Excellent understanding of Java / Javascript / Python and relevant engineering best practices.
  • Familiarity with DevOps practices (CI/CD) and prior experience working with Cloud (AWS).
  • Experience in SQL (RDBMS) and NoSQL.
  • Experience in ML and Data Science would be an added advantage.
  • Experience in Front End technologies like REACT.js or VUE.js would be an added advantage.
  • Good communication skills as you will be interacting remotely with counterparts across the world.
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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.