A titan of the Sri Lankan IT industry, WSO2 is a global leader in digital transformation technology. Its products are utilised by multinationals globally, and many more iconic names. Towards its commitment to developing local talent, WSO2 is launching a six-month training program in Linux Systems Administration and DevOps Engineering.
An introduction to the program
The program is free of charge to join and is designed for senior undergraduates and new professional Linux system administrators, and DevOps engineers. You can register by clicking here.
Over six months, participants will learn critical skills and technical know-how to manage Linux systems and DevOps. To develop these skills, the course will feature detailed instructional content alongside hands-on exercises. The course will be delivered online and will consist of 50+ hours of online classes.
The course will consist of over 50 hours of online classes. Students are required to invest an additional 200+ hours in practical work towards developing their knowledge.
Applications to join the program are open until the 6th of June. Lectures will commencer on the 17th of June. Until the deadline, you can register by clicking here.
To enter, applicants will have to submit a 300-word cover letter. In the letter, applicants should explain why they are interested in joining the program and pursuing a Linux systems administration and DevOps engineering career. WSO2 recommends participants include any prior exposure they’ve had in these areas. Shortlisted candidates will then face a Linux-based challenge to shortlist the final participants.
WSO2’s commitment to developing local IT talent
Over the years, WSO2 has developed talented system engineers and DevOps engineers. While serving global conglomerates, its DevOps engineers constantly use the latest technologies. With these technologies, they manage the complete platform-as-a-service (PaaS) lifecycle and operate large-scale cloud environments. Meanwhile, its systems engineers ensure WSO2’s Linux infrastructure is secure and operating seamlessly 24/7. With the training program, WSO2 aims to give back to the industry by sharing what it has learned.
WSO2’s Founder / CEO Dr. Sanjiva Weerawarana stated, “As an organisation, we strive to continuously upskill our employees. These very same employees are building a platform to give back to the community with the knowledge they have garnered over the years. Our aim is to foster sustainable growth and provide career opportunities to professionals in the IT industry.”
This IT training course is spearheaded by WSO2’s Digital Operations team as part of the company’s CSR efforts. By expanding access to educational resources, the company aims to help local IT professionals develop the skills needed to solve complex IT challenges of the future. In turn, opening up new opportunities for career growth for these professionals.