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Manager / Senior Manager - Software Engineering -R&D Supply Chain



Software Engineering, Operations
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 6000+ employees on all continents. Our leading AI technology is the backbone of our award-winning enterprise software solutions, enabling our customers to be their best when it really matters–at the Moment of Service™. Our commitment to internal AI adoption has allowed us to stay at the forefront of technological advancements, ensuring our colleagues can unlock their creativity and productivity, and our solutions are always cutting-edge.

At IFS, we’re flexible, we’re innovative, and we’re focused not only on how we can engage with our customers but on how we can make a real change and have a worldwide impact. We help solve some of society’s greatest challenges, fostering a better future through our agility, collaboration, and trust.

We celebrate diversity and understand our responsibility to reflect the diverse world we work in. We are committed to promoting an inclusive workforce that fully represents the many different cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints of our customers, our partners, and our communities. As a truly international company serving people from around the globe, we realize that our success is tantamount to the respect we have for those different points of view.

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to be part of a global, diverse environment; you will be joining a winning team with a commitment to sustainability; and a company where we get things done so that you can make a positive impact on the world.

We’re looking for innovative and original thinkers to work in an environment where you can #MakeYourMoment so that we can help others make theirs. With the power of our AI-driven solutions, we empower our team to change the status quo and make a real difference.

If you want to change the status quo, we’ll help you make your moment. Join Team Purple. Join IFS.

Job Description

Let's create the future together!

IFS R&D Supply Chain is looking for an experienced hands-on Manager Software Engineering that drives and improves the process of delivering state-of-the-art solutions for supply chain businesses.

As a Manager Software Engineering you will have the line responsibility for a group of very talented Software Engineers, Software Architects and Product Specialists located in Sri Lanka, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Germany. You will have a key role in ensuring personal growth, career development and recruitment of new coworkers.

You will be part of our R&D operations with >130 skilled and passionate individuals. As a member of the Supply Chain leadership team, you will play an important role, both strategically and operationally, in our success.

As a Manager Software Engineering you coach and build both teams and individuals to get the most out of their potential. You provide knowledge and insight in DevOps mindset and continuously work to improve our Agile development processes.

You are responsible for forming efficient teams that collaborates well, works according to our agile 7-stage development model and delivers high-quality software.

At IFS you will work in a growing, global enterprise software company where informal hierarchies promote simplicity and trust with responsibility. With professionalism and a strong customer focus in everything we do, from R&D to Sales and Consultancy, we are proud to serve world-class customers all over the globe with our leading products.


  • People management experience with line manager responsibility.
  • Experience of DevOps and agile development methodology.
  • Knowledge in software engineering and/or design
  • Used to presenting, leading, and inspiring people.
  • English proficiency required.
  • University degree, or equivalent professional qualifications.

Domain knowledge within the Supply Chain area and/or ERP is desirable.

You are,

  • Positive, determined and have a can-do attitude.
  • Goal and execution oriented
  • Proactive, take initiative and responsible.

Additional Information


IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. The industry expertise of our people and solutions, together with commitment to our customers, has made us a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of 6,000+ employees supports more than 10,000 customers worldwide from a network of local offices and through our growing ecosystem of partners. For more information, visit: IFS.com

We believe that coming together as a community, in person, is important for innovation, connection and fostering a sense of belonging. Our roles have the right balance of remote and in-office working to enable flexibility for managing your life along with ensuring a real connection with your colleagues and the broader IFS community.