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Sysco Data Security Engineer in Houston, Texas


US6451 Sysco Corporation

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Minimum Years of Experience:

10+ Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:


Job Summary:

This position sits within the Vulnerability and Threat Management program at Sysco where you’ll play a key role integrating data end-to-end for a complete lifecycle view. Main key responsibilities will include Big data manipulation, data engineering in the cloud, data pipelines and orchestration, data virtualization, streaming data and APIs, and coding for data integration and interaction.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Partner with multiple teams for data integration points to discover key system attributes from each tool

  • Use object-oriented programming (Python, Java, C++, Scala, etc.) to transform massive datasets at scale by writing high-performing programs

  • Design highly-available and scalable cloud integrations for data engineering using cloud providers

  • Monitor the health of data pipelines using various tools and techniques to test reliability and validate data integrity

  • Configure batch and real-time processing for data ingestion

  • Communicate issues, report risks, and troubleshoot findings for resolution

  • Design and test APIs for robust performance and security

Education Required:

  • Security Certification

Education Preferred:

  • AWS Data Analytics, CCP: Data Engineer, etc.), MCSE Data Management and Analytics, Security+, CISSP, ISSEP, or GIAC

Experience Required:

  • Minimum 7 years in IT 5 years in data engineering

Experience Preferred:

  • 10 years in IT, Minimum 7 years in data engineering

Licenses/Certification Required:

  • Security Certification

Licenses/Certification Preferred:

  • AWS Data Analytics, CCP: Data Engineer, etc.), MCSE Data Management and Analytics, Security+, CISSP, ISSEP, or GIAC

Skills & Abilities:

  • Understanding of data science concepts

  • Expertise in data analysis

  • Hands on with ETL tools

  • Experience with BI tools

  • Big data technologies knowledge

  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines

Physical Demands:

  • Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment:

  • Remote


Candidates who start work in the months of May, June, July, August and September 2021 may be eligible for medical and prescription drug plan coverage effective on their date of hire*. Standard eligibility rules and timelines apply to all other Sysco benefits, including additional healthcare benefits options, retirement benefits, vacation, and paid sick leave. Please visit to view additional benefits information. *Exceptions/exclusions may apply


COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.