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Lead Software Engineer - Frontend (R&D, WorkWave)



Software Engineering
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 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

The WorkWave team is looking for skilled Software Engineers to build a team that will lead the frontend development efforts of the RouteManager product. RouteManager is the routing solution developed by WorkWave. Our teams are a mix of technologists, product managers, development engineers, and UI/UX designers, all working together to deliver our vision. You will be a part of our WorkWave team, helping to develop & support the WorkWave products.


  • Develop features & services to support the field service industry
  • Investigate and resolve defects, and refactor code to maintain quality
  • Contributing to all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Maintain high-quality software through unit test automation


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering, Information Technology, or Computer Science
  • 5+ years of experience with JavaScript and TypeScript
  • Proficiency in React development
  • Expertise in React state management, including Redux, Redux Saga, XState, or Valtio
  • Experience in utilizing Web Workers for efficient web application performance
  • Familiarity with Interactive Maps libraries such as Leaflet, OpenLayers, or MapBox
  • Knowledge of Agile software development processes and tools such as Jira
  • Solid grasp of software engineering best practices
  • Strong ability to write optimized and performant frontend code
  • Strong communication and collaboration abilities
  • In-depth understanding of JavaScript's internal mechanisms

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.