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Tech Lead

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: 5
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 Tech Lead provides technical leadership to the product or platform team in execution of work through extensive development experience. Fluent across the full stack and supports the Product or Platform Owner in shaping opportunities into small, deliverable units of work in line with product priorities; ensures consistency of finished product with the needs identified



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

Coordinates cross team dependencies and collaborates between various groups to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues on a daily basis

Assists with exceptionally complex technical solutions and operates in capacity of a lead developer / coder for the team(s) supporting the product

Provides guidance around architecture, development practices and processes to other team members, helping them achieve technical excellence and remove obstacles to delivery

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

Keeps the team honest during team stand-ups and meetings (estimating and planning, iteration startup and closedown, daily standup, retrospectives, etc.)

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 technical team members in delivering work, and coaches and mentors junior resources to develop technical skillsets


Mandatory Experience

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

8–12+ 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

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

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


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: 67843