Careers - Sri Lanka

Engineering Team

System Security Engineer

Careers > Sri Lanka
Location: Colombo

We are looking for a Systems Security Engineer to play an important role in supporting the WSO2 Digital Operations team. Your responsibility will be to manage and maintain the security aspects of global and local infrastructure, including Linux based systems, Cloud, network infrastructure, and data centers. We expect a high level of interest to learn and implement new technologies in this varied and complex job role.

Our infrastructure is a mixed environment which includes Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X; you will also be required to provide hardware and software support. You will be expected to undertake responsibilities that may extend your work hours based on urgency.


  • Engineer, implement, and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks, and information
  • Identify and define system security requirements
  • Design computer security architecture and develop detailed cybersecurity designs
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Ensure that the company is notified about possible security incidents as early as possible
  • Run continuous security tests to identify security threats proactively
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes, and propositions for further system security enhancement
  • Work with third party questionnaires which should be aligned with WSO2 information security policies


  • Proven work experience as a System Security Engineer or Information Security Engineer
  • Experience in building and maintaining security systems
  • Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security
  • Hands-on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc
  • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Familiarity with web-related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service-Oriented architectures) and of network/web related protocols
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure