Sysco LABS is the captive innovation center for Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), a Fortune 100 company and the world’s largest foodservice provider with 71,000+ associates, 330+ distribution centers and over 725,000 customers in 90 countries. For fiscal 2023 that ended July 1, 2023, Sysco generated over $76 billion in sales.

Sysco LABS powers Sysco’s farm-to-fork operations and our technology is present in the sourcing of food products, merchandising, storage and warehouse operations, order placement and pricing algorithms, the delivery of food and supplies to Sysco’s global network, the in-restaurant dining experience of the end-customer and much more.

Our technology ecosystem spans 600+ applications, monitoring and incident management across 10,000+ servers, multi-cloud – multi-platform event streaming and microservices architecture, and enterprise-grade systems that power a catalog of over 1.4 million products, 330+ distribution centers and a fleet of 14,000 IoT-enabled delivery trucks, and more.

Everything we do at Sysco LABS supports Sysco’s Purpose of ‘Connecting the world to share food and care for one another’, and our technology directly impacts millions of food consumers in a trillion-dollar, global industry.


We are currently on the lookout for an Associate Architect - Quality Engineering to join our team.


  • Providing technical quality engineering leadership and expertise to multiple engineering teams
  • Playing a key role in evangelizing a full-stack quality engineering philosophy within the organization, uplifting standards in test automation, performance engineering, security testing and overall testing processes
  • Taking responsibility for the selection of test strategy for projects and providing guidance and recommendations to teams on achieving the optimum testability (Test Automation, Performance Engineering & Security Testing)
  • Providing technical QE direction to Quality Engineers in adherence to coding, quality, functionality, performance, scalability and on-time delivery standards
  • Supporting QE teams in test estimations, planning, test design, reporting and matrices in order to achieve quality in deliveries
  • Reviewing test scenarios and automated test scripts and providing guidance for continuous improvement on a regular basis
  • Staying up-to-date with emerging trends in quality engineering, while supporting the organization in evaluating suitable strategies and steer feasibility study initiatives
  • Training and mentoring Quality Engineers to uplift standards and to bring testing productivity into test strategies
  • Driving tool selection and overseeing the development of test infrastructure across projects
  • Working collaboratively with Engineering, Product, Project Management, and UI/UX teams to review requirements, architecture and designs to ensure comprehensive testability can be achieved
  • Mentoring, coaching and leading a team of Quality Engineers


  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification and 9+ years of industry experience
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience playing a similar role, or experience handling multiple projects and clients in diversified technology spectrums
  • Strong knowledge of quality engineering practices and processes
  • Expert knowledge of agile software testing practices, test design techniques and test reporting
  • Experience working in an Agile and DevOps environment and strong knowledge in software engineering concepts
  • Experience in solving software test automation challenges with a pragmatic approach
  • Experience in building web and mobile test automation frameworks using open-source tools such as Selenium and Appium
  • Experience in testing middle-tier and service-oriented architectures using tools such as Rest-Assured or SoapUI
  • Strong knowledge of Java, OOP concepts, coding standards and improving code quality Expertise in backend or API performance testing
  • Expertise in performance testing tools such as JMeter
  • Experience in testing large scale enterprise services, or performance/scale/stress tests
  • Experience in working with continuous integration/delivery, build and source control tools such as Jenkins, Maven and GIT
  • Excellent communication, presentation, leadership and negotiation skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Professional certifications such as ISTQB, PMI-ACP or CSM (Certified Scrum Master) would be an added advantage
  • A thirst for learning and regularly updating knowledge


  • US dollar-linked compensation
  • Performance-based annual bonus
  • Performance rewards and recognition
  • Agile Benefits - special allowances for Health, Wellness & Academic purposes
  • Paid birthday leave
  • Team engagement allowance
  • Comprehensive Health & Life Insurance Cover - extendable to parents and in-laws
  • Overseas travel opportunities and exposure to client environments 
  • Hybrid work arrangement

Sysco LABS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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