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Software Architect - R&D Manufacturing



Software Engineering, IT
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 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

We, the IFS R&D Manufacturing team, are looking for dynamic, experienced tech enthusiast to join us as a Software Architect.

The vision of Manufacturing group is to produce state-of-the-art ERP solution for manufacturing companies around the world, that enables digital transformation and intelligent automation to deliver real value to its users. We provide embedded end-to-end processes in IFS Cloud, enabling cutting edge user experience on one single platform.

A Software Architect at IFS works with high-level architecture and design for software included in IFS products. This work is focused on interpreting and analyzing functional and technical requirements to ensure fit-for-purpose and enterprise-grade software solutions. Key aspects of this work include business value, usability, scalability, high-availability, maintainability, security, and performance. A Software Architect works in collaboration with others to ensure robust and consistent architectural design.

A Software Architect at IFS learns and applies successful strategies, implements improvements to engineering methodologies and practices across the product portfolio. They actively engage with peers and team members to drive the spread of technical skills and knowledge throughout the IFS community. In addition, a Software Architect at IFS continuously expands their functional and technical domain knowledge, which includes keeping up to date on technical industry trends.

As a Software Architect you are expected to:

  • Provide technical leadership for designing and developing software that meets functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Ensure maintainability, security, and scalability in software components developed using well-established engineering/architectural principles.
  • Reengineer software solutions in line with requirements in the roadmap.
  • Conduct peer reviews and provide feedback ensuring quality standards.
  • Engage with requirement owners and liaise with other stakeholders.
  • Prepare design documentation, internal and external communication, discussions, and presentations.
  • Continuously develop the design to maximize efficiency.
  • Extend and enhance the design to support new and evolving product and service requirements.


  • A degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Technology.
  • Proven track record of working with IFS product suite.
  • Sound knowledge in .Net C#, Java, JEE technologies, REST APIs/Web services and Oracle - PL/SQL
  • Ability to envision the big picture and work on details.
  • Strong software architectural, technical design, and programming skills.
  • A natural desire to discover and learn new technologies and processes.
  • Excellent communication and multi-tasking skills along with an innovative mindset.

Additional Information

Interviews and selections are being made continuously. If you are interested, apply as soon as possible.

As a step in our recruitment process, all final candidates will undergo a background check, to get us an understanding of our future employees.

We respectfully decline all offers of recruitment and/or advertising assistance.

IFS Fact
IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. The industry expertise of our people and solutions, together with a commitment to delivering value to every one of our customers, has made IFS a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of 4,000 employees and growing ecosystem of partners support more than 10,000 customers around the world challenge the status quo and realize their competitive advantage. Learn more about how our enterprise software solutions can help your business today at 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.