UI / UX Engineer

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Published on: 23 October 2017
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 an UI / UX Engineer to join our team.


What you will be responsible for:

  • Developing modular, scalable and responsive UI solutions using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and JQuery
  • Developing UIs to support all major browsers and implement UI standards
  • Analyzing user experience by evaluating business requirements/designs, and provide feedback to come up with optimal UX solutions
  • Working closely with members of the Product and Design teams to translate concepts into prototypes, and assist the 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 pre-processors
  • Proficiency in Javascript frameworks (Angular, React, Ember) is 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 soft skills 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.