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Senior Software Engineer - Quality Assurance / Lead Software Engineer - Quality Assurance : Aerospace & Defense



Software Engineering, Quality Assurance
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

"Aerospace & Defense" business unit at IFS is building solutions including mission critical MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) solutions for worldwide airline operators and defense contractors. Our formula for quality is unique compared to the rest of the
testing practices in the industry since we qualify mission critical software for our customers. With our current growth in the business unit, we are looking for a ‘Senior Software Engineer Quality Assurance / Lead Software Engineer Quality Assurance’ for the job function listed below.

  • Review requirements & specifications.

  • Ensure the quality of software components delivered.

  • Develop test frameworks and tools (Testware) for the development team.

  • Perform continuous "Quality Inspections" on Technical Design, Process rituals, Test Strategies and Risk management.

  • Guide developers to improve unit tests and integration tests.

  • Quality process compliance with shift left quality principles.

  • Engage with requirement owners and liaise with internal stakeholders.

  • Create automated test frameworks for functional and non-functional testing.

  • Take the lead on Quality assurance tasks within teams.

  • Coach/train software engineers on coding, testing, and engineering best practices. "Lead By Example" is our style of work. (You do it first and show others how to do it!)



  1. Degree in Computer Science, IT or equivalent qualification.

  2. 5+ years of experience designing, developing, maintaining, and executing manual and automated testing solutions.

  3. Hands on experience in Test Automation for 1 to 2 years. Preferably with REST Assured, Jmeter, Cucumber/Selenium with Java

  4. Hands on experience in software testing practices including Test Design Techniques (TDT), Whitebox TDT is mostly preferable.

  5. Programming skills with Java is a definite plus.

  6. Skills in SQL is a must, previous knowledge of PLSQL is a definite plus.

  7. Experience in using CI/CD tools would be an added advantage

  8. Developers who would be interested in a career shift to Quality Engineering are mostly preferred.

  9. Strong communication and collaboration abilities.

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.