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Sysco Functional Analyst Intern in Houston, Texas


US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

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Full Time

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Job Summary:

Sysco is 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. Our family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. We operate distribution facilities worldwide serving customers across the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Bahamas and other countries.

Sysco offers a paid 10-week summer internship program in which participants are involved in much more than the day-to-day operations of the company. Interns will be exposed to real projects and challenges in a dynamic company environment designed to give interns real world experiences on what it is like to work at a Fortune 100 company.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports the analysis and evaluation of existing systems for performance

  • Collaborates effectively with the agile team to configure package software when applicable

  • Defines potential improvement changes to resolve errors, prevents the recurrence of problems or improves system maintainability and stability

  • Simulates and tests suggestions made for performance

  • Completes required documentation to communicate required information to deployment, service, and business teams

  • Participates in the daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, and retrospectives to update progress, highlight and resolve impediments

  • Proactively learns and researches assigned domain's business processes and systems

Education Required:

Enrolled at an accredited University as an Undergraduate (rising junior, rising senior or recent graduate) with the following concentrations:

  • Computer Science

  • Information Technology

  • MIS or related field

Education Preferred:

Strong academic credentials. Minimum GPA of 3.0 preferred

Experience Preferred:

  • Strong data analysis skills

  • Advanced Excel capabilities and SQL knowledge

  • Basic understanding of Scrum, Lean, XP, Kanban and other agile development techniques.

  • Basic knowledge of DevOps, including continuous integration, continuous deployment / delivery, configuration and containerization, infrastructure as a code, and monitoring.

Technical Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with having an "agile-development" mindset enhanced by a strong customer-focus & results-orientation

  • Flexible mindset (not married to a single technology) and demonstrated ability to grow skillset and work across a robust and diverse technology stack

  • Intermediate Excel capabilities and SQL knowledge

  • Willingness and ability to excel in a fast-paced agile environment

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Leadership and problem-solving skills

  • Dynamic learner that isn't afraid to get their hands dirty

  • Exhibit a professional, business-like demeanor

  • Ability to manage competing priorities, handle multiple assignments and manage ambiguity in a matrix organization

  • Ability to analyze complex issues, reason, think critically and synthesize information

Physical Demands:

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


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The pay range provided is not indicative of Sysco's actual pay range but is merely algorithmic and provided for generalized comparison. Factors that may be used to determine rate of pay include specific skills, work location, work experience and other individualized factors


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 71,000 colleagues and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 333 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 700,000 customer locations.

We offer our colleagues 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.