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Tech Lead / Lead Quality Assurance Engineer



Quality Assurance
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 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

IFS Ultimo, an IFS company based in the Netherlands with more than 2000 global customers, is a leading Enterprise Asset Management software provider with a strong reputation for the completeness, flexibility, and configurability of its SaaS EAM solutions.

In the world of Ultimo, asset management processes and the software they require take center stage. At IFS Ultimo we develop easy-to-use EAM software for confident asset owners, enabling them to optimize productivity, maximize asset availability, and secure health and safety. We supply out-of-the-box, though supremely flexible software with an unmatched ROI through short implementations, seamless integrations, and self-service application management.

The Ultimo application consists of various services developed in C#. Together, these make up the back end. The front end is written in JavaScript. Here, we use a proprietary web framework. The current generation of the application runs on Azure Kubernetes. We use various cloud-native techniques to offer a stable and scalable platform. Customers on our Azure platform are automatically provided with fixes and new features bi-weekly.

We set high-quality standards for the work delivered and have high coverage with various types of automated testing. We work with .NET 8 (C#), Xamarin/MAUI, Azure, Kubernetes, Azure SQL, and JavaScript/TypeScript.

We seek dynamic individuals with experience as Technical Leads, eager to embrace the challenge of exploring in a pioneer team.

The Lead Engineer Configuration and QA has dual responsibility:

The lead is responsible for implementing improvements in the team processes and further shaping and developing the discipline. Manages the discipline by guiding, coaching and facilitating employees in reaching the set organizational and departmental objectives.

Besides the responsibility of being the lead for the Configuration and QA discipline for our Sri Lankan team, you are a member of a Scrum team and test changes made by colleagues against the acceptance criteria. Is also responsible for expanding, improving and maintaining the Ultimo software by implementing configuration changes.

The person we seek is capable of:

  • Noticing and contributing to possible improvements in the functionality
  • Drawing up specifications and acceptance criteria to test the change
  • Configuring user interface, reports, etc.
  • Setting up and performing automated and manual tests
  • Reporting test cases and test data
  • Advising on possible improvements
  • Approving implemented changes prior to release/merge
  • Using Ultimo as a development tool
  • Reviewing plans, designs and realizations from colleagues in the discipline
  • Serving as the point of contact of the discipline and ensuring proper communication and information exchange
  • Monitoring and developing the quality, knowledge and skill level of the employees in the discipline
  • Performs personal development and performance management conversations with the employees in the discipline


  • University degree or equivalent professional qualifications in a field relevant to the technical and/or functional area of responsibility, preferably Technical Computer Science, Business Information Systems or Business IT & Management
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English
  • Familiar with the Agile/Scrum way of working
  • Experience with guiding employees in a multidisciplinary team
  • Technical knowledge of XML, SQL, etc.
  • Experience with developing software
  • Experience with test automation software
  • Affinity with business processes (ERP, EAM, …)
  • At least 5 years of experience in the profession as a QA engineer, 3 years as lead.
  • Highly adaptable to changing circumstances because you will be one of the first members of the IFS Ultimo Team, there is still a lot to discover!

Additional Information

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.