Sysco LABS is currently on the lookout for a Director – Business Information Security to join its Sri Lanka leadership team and function as its Regional Business Information Security Officer (BISO).

The Director – Business Information Security, will lead a team of BISOs in the region and work on balancing risk management and cybersecurity requirements.

The right candidate will have strong business and technical acumen, consultative skills, and the ability to engage with business leaders and operations stakeholders to enhance understanding, identification, and management of business risks.


  • Providing independent and objective oversight and monitoring for the implementation of cybersecurity across Sysco’s European operating companies
  • Directing and managing Security Leads across regions
  • Translating policy(s) and standards set forth by the Cybersecurity Risk and Compliance Management Team into the environment
  • Increasing awareness and fostering accountability for security across the enterprise
  • Facilitating bi-directional communication between operations teams globally and enterprise security while advocating for both in a balanced manner
  • Escalating risks and exceptions to the Cybersecurity Risk and Compliance Management Team and Change Management
  • Participating in and assisting with security incident readiness and response training and awareness including supporting cybersecurity incident response activities
  • Overseeing responsibilities for both security and business continuity - governance, reporting, compliance, risk assessments, etc.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, or related fields
  • 12+ years of experience of cybersecurity and or information risk management
  • A solid grasp of how operational systems and their environments are designed, including familiarity with software/firmware that form parts of the applications/solutions and insights into their behavior
  • An in-depth understanding of cybersecurity solutions and requirements within the food and service industry
  • Excellent communication skills, with an ability to tailor and engage communication across all levels of the organization
  • One or more of the following certifications: Certified Information on Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP), Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP), GIAC Response and Industrial Defense (GRID)
  • The ability to understand and provide metrics


  • US dollar-linked compensation
  • Performance-based annual bonus
  • Performance rewards and recognition
  • Agile Benefits - special allowances for Health, Wellness & Academic purposes
  • Entertainment allowance
  • Team engagement allowance
  • Comprehensive Health & Life Insurance Cover - extendable to parents and in-laws
  • Overseas travel opportunities and exposure to client environments
  • Hybrid work arrangement


Sysco LABS is the captive innovation center for Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), a Fortune 100 company and the world’s largest foodservice provider with 71,000+ associates, 330+ distribution centers and over 725,000 customers in 90 countries. For fiscal 2023 that ended July 1, 2023, Sysco generated over $76 billion in sales.

Sysco LABS powers Sysco’s farm-to-fork operations and our technology is present in the sourcing of food products, merchandising, storage and warehouse operations, order placement and pricing algorithms, the delivery of food and supplies to Sysco’s global network, the in-restaurant dining experience of the end-customer and much more.

Our technology ecosystem spans 600+ applications, monitoring and incident management across 10,000+ servers, multi-cloud – multi-platform event streaming and microservices architecture, and enterprise-grade systems that power a catalog of over 1.4 million products, 330+ distribution centers and a fleet of 14,000 IoT-enabled delivery trucks, and more.

Everything we do at Sysco LABS supports Sysco’s Purpose of ‘Connecting the world to share food and care for one another’, and our technology directly impacts millions of food consumers in a trillion-dollar, global industry.

Sysco LABS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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