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 on the lookout for a Cyber Security Architect, who will be responsible for guiding the design and implementation of secure solutions and services across our business and IT support areas – driving the successful configuration and implementation of security solutions to reduce risk to an acceptable level. The right candidate will be tasked with providing support to internal and external teams to define and develop secure architecture and solutions for projects and business solutions, conducting discovery sessions to gain the necessary background and review findings to ensure sustained compliance, remediation of control gaps, and escalation of possible critical issues to senior management.

The Cyber Security Architect will also identify areas of potential improvement for key processes and procedures and define strategies for achieving reductions in work effort and costs related to compliance efforts. Additional responsibilities include working with various business owners in implementing, executing, and monitoring IT related logical access and IT operations controls using NIST, and other IT control frameworks.


  • Guiding, assessing and documenting design of secure solutions and services across Business & BT areas
  • Defining and implementing secure operations, communications, platform and application standards
  • Architecting and directing implementation of technical security solution policies in alignment with business risk
  • Researches, evaluates, recommends, designs, tests, and implements new security technologies
  • Serving as subject matter expert and central point of contact for Cyber Security
  • Prepares and maintains technical user guides, SOPs, security architecture documentation and diagrams
  • Analyze, Document, and Present findings and proposed solutions
  • Continually communicate to project managers and owner
  • Participate in meetings and provide recommendations and strategies for ensuring remediation of gap and deficiencies as projects develop
  • Stay apprised of all projects and , new controls defined by Internal Audit, and present new applications and process areas likely to require controls to management


  • A minimum of 5 years of work experience in Information Security
  • Knowledge of Network-Based Security Solutions: IPS/IDS, NG Firewalls, Behavioral Analytics, Malware Forensics, etc.
  • Experience with Host-Based Security Solutions: HIDS, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Tripwire FIM & SCM
  • Experience with System & DB Platforms (On-Premises and Cloud): Linux, Windows, Unix, Oracle, DB/2, SQL
  • Knowledge of Monitoring & Analytics: Strong SIEM (Qradar) Implementation & Optimization Experience
  • Previous exposure to Secure Communication & System Integration Technologies & Methodologies
  • The ability to document work papers as evidence of control success or deficiency
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • CISSP, CEH, GIAC certification preferred
  • Must possess a broad range of security skills and knowledge and should be capable of defining secure configuration and architecture requirements and following through from development and deployment to production.


  • 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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