Careers - Sri Lanka

Research Team

Research Engineer

Careers > Sri Lanka
Location: Colombo

WSO2 is accepting applications for two Research Engineer positions.

Our Research Engineers conduct deep research in a field that has mutual interest to WSO2 and the engineer. You will work closely with the Research team and may align your work with a research MSd or a PhD program.

We give our Research Engineers the room to focus, do deep work, and build their own brand full time focusing on research. These positions are designed as an apprenticeship for someone who plans to proceed to a PhD and give them the opportunity to build his/her profile in preparation for the application.

As a Research Engineer, you are expected to collaborate with other researchers, communicate, publish, and build visibility. You will be evaluated accordingly. Deep analytical skills, willingness to learn, and ability to write and communicate are essential for this role.

Requirements and Applications

Interested candidates should hold a degree in Computer Science. We strongly encourage candidates who graduated recently or who are expecting to graduate in a few months time in the aforesaid field of study to apply. Also, candidates with few years of work experience are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this opportunity, please send us your CV with a cover letter. The cover letter must be limited to one page, and include the following:

  • Your GPA and standing (rank) in the batch
  • Your future plans and how this position will help you with these plans
  • References to any of your publications or research work
  • Links to examples of your writing (e.g. research papers, technical articles, blogs etc. Thesis is not accepted as an example)

Positions are offered for a maximum of two years only but Research Engineers are free to leave early if they are accepted to a graduate school. At the end of the two year period, you are encouraged to proceed with higher studies or join the WSO2 Engineering team.