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Sysco Sr. Software Engineer (Workday Financials) 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:

5 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

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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


Drives effective delivery of product/platform needs through developing high quality software and technical solutions. Fluent across the full stack and coaches junior developers to promote a flexible mindset and develop technical competence


  • Leverages strong understanding of business to develop high quality code to meet product/platform requirements

  • Drives and leads adoption of architecture standards and development practices like Test-Driven development, code reviews, static code analysis etc.

  • Writes effective technical user stories and ensures that non-functional requirements are met to ensure performance, scaling, resilience and maintainability of software/solutions

  • Actively resolves defects and manages technical debt

  • Develops unit tests to ensure good coverage and regression testing ability

  • Assists in the development of automated tests and environment management scripts

  • Practices DevOps methods like CI/CD, SDLC automation and proactive monitoring/telemetry

  • Participates in sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews and retrospectives to enable progress, and surface and resolve impediments

  • Evaluates emerging technologies continually to identify opportunities, trends and best practices to strengthen Sysco's development practices

  • May play a supervisory role toward junior technical resources as they commit to and deliver work


  • Bachelor's degree in CS or 4-5 years of relevant developer experience

  • 5-8 years of experience in developing high performance and highly scalable applications in an agile environment, depending on education

  • Extensive hands-on experience and expertise using modern programming languages and platforms (Java, JavaScript, C#, Python, Ruby, Groovy, Salesforce, etc)

  • 5 years in solution design and development experience building cloud-native applications using open-source frameworks like Spring

  • 3 years of experience building & deploying applications on a cloud platform such as AWS, GCP or Azure

  • 3 years of knowledge and experience with REST API design and implementation, and event driven architecture


  • Understands and implements code quality best practices, and can support others on their team in these practices

  • Develops effective unit tests and implements integration and end-to-end testing.

  • Able to support a wide variety of release management processes: planning, scheduling, and controlling software through different phases and environments, including versioning, branching, merging, testing, and deploying software releases

  • Proficiency with DevOps tools and concepts, including continuous integration, continuous deployment / delivery, configuration and containerization, infrastructure as a code, and monitoring

  • Possesses skills, experience, and proficiency with Agile practices (e.g. Lean, XP, Scrum, Kanban) and leverages these to improve processes, estimation, etc.

  • Strong experience building and deploying applications on a cloud platform such as AWS

  • Researches the answers to questions independently, improves work skills, and identifies key growth areas and topics of interest for the team. Provides learning recommendations to team members that target professional growth. Directly supports team strategies and processes for continuous learning (e.g. feedback processes, team development efforts)

  • Directly communicates with key business and technical stakeholders across multiple channels: meetings and discussions, demos and presentations, written communication, etc. s

  • Works and collaborates effectively within a product team and connects with other teams and team members in and outside of the product family as needed.

  • AWS/Azure/GCP Certified Developer and DevOps Engineer is a big plus


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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.