The Role:

We are looking for a Report Developer to focus on building advanced analytics in the form of user-consumable online dashboards and reports. Working in a relatively new area, you will aid in developing new and exciting analytics to replace many of our existing Excel based reports, as well as provide guidance and advice on developing new more creative solutions to existing questions.

You will be fully immersed in Tableau Desktop daily, operating as a resident expert on all things Tableau while playing a pivotal role in the modernization of our analytics. You will receive business data guidance and support from our team allowing you to utilize your creativity and visualizations within developed dashboards.

At times you will wear other hats to support the team; including developing other reports in Cognos, writing queries and code, liaising with business users and our Tableau Server team, troubleshooting and answering data inquiries and sharing your Tableau knowledge through training sessions.

Role Responsibilities:

Develop Tableau Desktop visualizations (90%)

  • Use existing legacy reports as examples, develop Tableau vizzes to replace them
  • Fulfill new solution requests, where no reporting currently exists
  • Help manage library of existing vizzes
  • Continuous learning & development using Tableau

Support the team that provides full-stack analytic solutions (5%)

  • Provide guidance and get involved in data governance and data source development
  • Backup support and development in existing BI solutions (Cognos, Excel)
  • Other duties and coverage as required by the team

Support overall business migration to Tableau (5%)

  • Administer user security and access requests
  • Provide training sessions to other Tableau users
  • Run viz demos to end users
  • Investigate data issues; answer user questions.
  • Liaise with Tableau Server team

Qualifications/Skills/Job Requirements:

  • Expert proficiency in using Tableau Desktop.
  • Must have means of demonstrating skills and abilities (e.g., Tableau Public portfolio)
  • Expert proficiency writing SQL SELECT statements
  • Very strong technical, analytical, and data visualization skills and an understanding of visualization best practices
  • Must be an independent thinker and suggest new ways of looking at old problems
  • An effective communicator, in both written and verbal formats, to any level of the company and can serve as an “analytic translator”
  • Can facilitate training and coaching of others to improve their ability to use data and analytical tools
  • Has a proven productivity track record while working remotely, with minimal supervision
  • Is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools, advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and manage time effectively
  • Detail oriented and ability to handle multiple tasks/assignments

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. 
  • Access to technical training and soft skills development programs. 
  • Fast career growth, recognition, and senior leadership opportunities for good performers. 
  • A flexible, diverse, and entrepreneurial work environment and a fun work culture that celebrates success regularly.

Sysco LABS is the captive innovation center of Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY), the world’s largest foodservice company. Sysco is a Fortune 500 company and the global leader in selling, marketing, and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare, and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. With more than 71,000 associates, the company operates 333 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 700,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2022 that ended July 3, 2022, the company generated sales of more than $68 billion.

Operating with the agility and tenacity of a tech–startup, powered by the expertise of the industry leader, Sysco LABS is transforming one of the world’s largest industries.

Sysco LABS’s engineering teams based out of Colombo, Sri Lanka and Austin and Houston, TX, innovate across the entire foodservice journey – from the enterprise-grade technology that enables Sysco’s business, to the technology that revolutionizes how Sysco connects with restaurants and the technology that shapes the way those restaurants connect with customers.

Sysco LABS 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.

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