Team Lead / Senior Team Lead – Process

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Published on: 3 November 2016
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 at 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

  • Join the Sysco LABS Project Management Office and assist ongoing efforts to refine and improve the global delivery process.
  • Support organization wide process roll-out to multiple delivery teams.
  • Work with engineering teams to continuously improve Agile practices .
  • Support global quality management initiatives.
  • Undertake process training to delivery teams across the organization.
  • Proactively identify process compliance and governance issues and assist with corrective action.


What you need to have to apply for this position

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 3 years of work experience in an Agile software development environment with at least 1 year of solid Project Management expertise.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Scrum practices; knowledge and experience in other Project Management methodologies is a plus.
  • Good knowledge in Jira and Confluence.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Professional certifications such as PMP, PMI-ACP or CSM (Certified Scrum Master) would 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 programmes.
  • Fast career growth, recognition and leadership opportunities for good performers.
  • Overseas travel and exposure to client environments.
  • A flexible, diverse and entrepreneurial work environment and 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.