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Sysco Senior Tech Delivery Lead - Salesforce in Houston, Texas


US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

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Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

8 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:

Compensation Range:

$106,900.00 - $178,200.00

The compensation range provided is in compliance with state specific laws. Factors that may be used to determine your actual rate of pay include your specific skills, years of experience and other factors.

You may be eligible to participate in the Company's Incentive Plan.


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In this role you will be proficient across the entire technology stack, taking ownership of delivery and support responsibilities for Salesforce Data Cloud and data architecture related to the introduction of Data Cloud to the organization. Your role involves driving technical priorities, providing technical advisory, coaching other technical team members, and supporting hands-on execution, as necessary. Through an understanding of requirements, you will lead collaboration of design solutions, data architecture and data engineering efforts across other technical teams to ensure the technical consistency of the finished product. Additionally, you will lead direct reports, specifically Software Engineers, fostering their growth and development.


  • Drives technical priorities and owns delivery and support responsibility for one or more product or platform teams

  • Oversees agile development activities for a product or platform and leads the development of key mechanisms that support agile delivery

  • Collaborates between interdependent groups to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues and cross-team dependencies

  • May sometimes provide hands-on assistance with exceptionally complex technical solutions, operating as a senior engineer

  • Engages with other technical stakeholders (operations, enterprise architecture, etc.) as necessary to manage technical requirements; facilitates estimation of costs and effort of work items

  • Ensure the engineering and technical considerations are accounted for in team rituals

  • Ensures that the delivery team commits to achievable and realistic goals and includes the entire team in the estimation / planning process to obtain diverse perspectives

  • Leads the technical design of the products or platforms and ensures that the prescribed architecture, security, development best practices, and agile best practices are adhered to

  • Reports on detailed progress and issues to team members and business stakeholders

  • Creates timeline of delivery schedule for work activities

  • Ensuring that environments and teams are adequately scoped, planned and established matching skills and resources required.

  • Demonstrate independent and creative in approach to problems and issues

  • Demonstrate ability to assimilate new knowledge and technologies

  • Own end to end technical solution delivery

  • Demonstrate ability to gather functional knowledge over functions supported by the platform/products they support and ability to drive workshops designing solutions.

  • Solves escalated issues and directly contributes to problem resolution. Acts as a coach during conflict management and leverages crisis management techniques.

  • Rapidly adapts to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles. Adjusts project plans based on input from staff and stakeholders.

  • Determines objectives, sets priorities, and delegates work.

  • Ensures project(s) is aligned with strategic vision and subsequent priorities.

  • Responsible and accountable for a portfolio of products, features, components, or solutions in a team leadership role and associated performance metrics.

  • Develops project teams and staffing plans based on consideration of strategic objectives and vision.

  • Support senior leadership and finance business partner on IT business case creation.

  • Considers financial data when making decisions.

  • Directly communicates with a broad range of business and technical stakeholders across the organization.

  • Utilizes advanced knowledge to deliver technical presentations to a variety of audiences including key stakeholders.

  • Synthesizes data and other information to arrive at insights and develop compelling stories for team members and/or stakeholders.

  • Identifies risks and their potential outcomes and implements working solutions.

  • Serves as an industry authority and thought leader internally.


  • Bachelor's degree in CS or 5-7 years of software development experience, including 1 year in a dev focused leadership role

  • 8+ years of experience in developing and supporting high performance and highly scalable applications in an agile environment, depending on education

  • Extensive hands-on experience with the underlying technologies of product/platform (programming languages, databases, application integration etc.)

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

  • Fluency in DevOps, including continuous integration, continuous deployment / delivery, configuration and containerization, infrastructure as a code, and monitoring


  • Demonstrated "agile-development" mindset with strong customer-focus & results-orientation

  • Flexible mindset and demonstrated ability to grow skillset and work across the full technology stack

  • Excellent technical and analytical skills to discuss problems, analyze solutions and enable improvement

  • Excellent communication skills to effectively manage key business stakeholder relationships

  • Highly proficient in teamwork and collaboration skills

  • Demonstrate ability to gather functional knowledge over functions supported by the platform/products they support and ability to drive workshops designing solutions.


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.

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The deadline may be extended in good faith based on business needs. The posting will be updated when the deadline is extended.