Application Developer - Toronto & Calgary
Sysco Canada, Inc
Toronto, ON
Company Overview

Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products, equipment and supplies to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. We have a forty-year history of consistent success and now serve over 400,000 customers, delivering approximately 1.3 billion cases yearly. (NYSE: SYY)

Sysco, one of Canada’s Best Employers 2019, as listed by Forbes, is dedicated to our global corporate social responsibility goals and to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Join our winning team.

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This role can be based out of Sysco Calgary or Sysco Corporate.

To provide software application analysis, development, testing, documentation, maintenance, and implementation of IT solutions, in the mid-range environment on our primary business system, to ensure the effectiveness of Sysco Canada’s Operating Companies.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Formulate and devise technical solutions for problems reported related to Sysco Canada applications.
  • Provide second level application support and technical assistance on an on-call basis.
  • Respond to application errors on an on-call basis.
  • Monitor incident tool, pick up incidents according to schedule and regularly update incident status notes.
  • Participate in weekly meetings and calls.
  • Create ad hoc reports as requested.
  • Follow Sysco Canada’s IT standards and audit requirements
  • Will be required to program various requests using AS400 – RPG/400, ILE RPG CLP, DB2 and SQL.
Qualifications/Skills/Job Requirements:
  • Diploma or Certificate in IT/Computer Science, or related field.
  • Advanced problem solving and logic skills required.
  • Excellent customer service and time management skills.
  • Extremely detail-oriented, fast learner and the ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work in a constantly changing, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels within the Sysco organization in a professional manner.
  • 3+ years of programming experience in AS400 skills such as – RPG/400, ILE RPG, CL ILE and knowledge of DB2 and SQL is a must.
  • Experience in a distribution/logistical environment is preferred.
  • Exposure to core ERP modules such as Sales/Purchasing/Finance/Inventory would be preferred.
  • Familiarity with change management tools such as Aldon/Hawkeye/MDCMS would be an asset.
  • Experience working with interface tools/protocols such as EDI/MQ/FTP/SFTP/AS2 is an asset.
  • Requires flexibility in hours
Core Qualities for all Associates: Sysco’s Leadership Framework Basics

Integrity & Accountability

Flexibility & Adaptability

Proactive Learning

Internal candidates apply via the Career Centre on your HR Portal / ADP Workforce Now.

External candidates submit cover letter & resume via

Sysco’s Mission is to market and deliver great products to our customers with exceptional service.

Sysco’s Vision is to be our customers’ most valued and trusted business partner.

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 expectations.

Sysco is committed to Employment Equity. Accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request for candidates with disabilities.

Here’s a sample of the many benefits Sysco associates enjoy:
Comprehensive Flexible Benefits including Health and Dental, Health Care Spending and Wellness Accounts • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability • Life Insurance • Company Pension Plan • Group RRSP • Employee and Family Assistance • Stock Purchase Plan • Unlimited on-line learning through Sysco Interactive University • Sysco product discounts • Preferred vendor discounts • Free on-site parking • Employee appreciation events •
(*benefits may vary based on location or bargaining unit)