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 looking for an Operations Lead to join the Enterprise Monitoring team at Sysco LABS. The right candidate will be part of the Sysco Global Operations Centre and primarily monitor Sysco global infrastructure and applications 24x7x365.


  • Leading a group of operations engineers responsible for 24x7 monitoring of Sysco’s global infrastructure and applications
  • Being the point of contact and taking responsibility for monitoring operations during the shifts
  • Managing individual and shift performance to consistently meet performance standards
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders to onboard new applications and services into the Enterprise Monitoring scope
  • Managing the training, development, and retention of team members
  • Influencing and improving existing processes through innovation and operational changes
  • Providing information and tactical recommendations to the leadership during incidents
  • Regularly reviewing standard operating procedures and protocols to ensure the Enterprise Monitoring Team effectively meets operational requirements
  • Conducting regular 1:1 briefings with direct reports, assigning responsibilities and focusing on performance improvements and career development
  • Collaborating with various stakeholders to enhance technical capabilities in the command center to enable FTR initiations


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or equivalent
  • 4+ Years of Technical & People Management Lead level experience
  • The willingness to work in a 24x7x365 environment covering multiple time zones
  • The ability to learn and articulate software-related and technical concepts
  • Sound knowledge and experience in Windows server/UNIX platforms
  • Sound knowledge and experience in computer networks including LAN/WAN, DHCP, TCP/IP, Firewalls, and Routing
  • A dynamic personality with a good balance of technical abilities and communication skills (English) who can handle pressure situations
  • Experience in the areas of technical support/systems administration will be a key advantage
  • Experience in working with monitoring platforms like Datadog, SolarWinds or Nagios will be an added advantage
  • ITIL certification and experience in ITIL practices
  • Operation experience in AWS, Azure, and GCP will be an added advantage


  • 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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