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Sr. Software Engineer

Houston, Texas
Information Technology

Job Description

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Company: CORP Enclave
Location: US-TX-Houston
Zip Code: 77077
Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 4
Position Type: Exempt
Travel Percentage: 0

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At Sysco, 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 are looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why good things really do come from Sysco.


Sysco Business Technology

Houston, TX


Sysco Business Technology (BT) is committed to an agile mindset. Our rallying cry is “Boldly Go” – and we are!  Our division name – Business Technology – underscores the importance of our relationship with our business partners.  With this partnership in mind: We are customer-driven and use our deep customer knowledge to put the customer first in everything we do.  We stay smart by remaining current and innovative – and we learn from everything we do. The solutions we create are easy to use – for our customers, suppliers and our associates.  We are fast – everything we do enables rapid thinking, execution and response. Our solutions are designed to be reliable – our business critical systems must be always on, always available. Our solutions are safe - protecting our customers, suppliers, associates, and our corporate assets is part of our DNA.



We are located in Houston, Texas

§  A diverse population

§  A lively and growing restaurant scene

§  Get you game on with Houston major league sports; we’ve hosted two Super Bowls (2004 and 2017) and have a World Series Championship baseball team

§  Lots of green space – yes, green space! – including Houston’s front porch, Buffalo Bayou and Memorial Park, plus so many others

§  The Annual Houston Rodeo and Livestock Show – and the Trail Riders

§  The museum experience - 19 museums, four walkable zones, daily inspiration

§  Word class performing arts

§  Some funk – Art Car Parade

§  One of the coolest cities

§  Why aren't you here yet?

§  Visit Houston



The Sr. Software Engineer 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


Mandatory Experience

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

5-10 years of experience in developing high performance and highly scalable applications in an agile environment, depending on education

Extensive hands-on experience and expertise in modern programming languages  (Java, JavaScript, C#, Python, Ruby, Groovy)

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

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

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 (not married to a single language) and demonstrated ability to grow skillset and work across the full technology stack

Ability to excel in a fast paced agile environment

Excellent communication skills to effectively manage key business stakeholder relationships

Highly proficient in teamwork and collaboration skills


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

Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers 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.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 67837