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DevOps Engineer - Cloud Engineering (R&D)



Software Engineering
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Company Description

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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 strive to give our customers solutions that cover their needs now and into the future. To achieve that, we go the extra mile in terms of service, availability, and commitment. That’s why #WeAreChallengers. We’ve been continuously challenging the boundaries of business technology. Although that technology has changed over time, our singular focus on our customers and our employees has not. We are already outpacing the market by growing three times as fast as our competitors and need talented people to help us on our journey.

We're on the lookout for dynamic, experienced tech enthusiasts to join our growing R&D - Cloud Engineering team.

DevOps engineers are the ones that ensure that what we develop at IFS R&D can also run effectively in production and at the same time drive automation of processes spanning from framework development to customer deployment.

A DevOps Engineer will take the lead in designing, developing, deploying and maintaining new and existing tooling/automation solutions to enable IFS to further drive the reliability and efficiency of its operation platforms. A DevOps Engineer at IFS is a driver of further automation in the area in which the person is working and ensures continued robustness of the team’s daily operations. This work is focused on ensuring that continuous integration, testing, and deployment is facilitated through the use of industry DevOps best-practices and tools.

A DevOps Engineer uses their technical know-how to support the entire IFS organization to develop services in such a way that they always can be deployed and tested with a high degree of automation. They demonstrate a strong commitment to the service and process quality and take proactive action to prevent issues from arising and resolve them quickly and effectively when they still do occur.

Duties and Accountabilities

  • Identify opportunities for new or enhanced automations to drive efficiencies within the organization, producing designs and plans to address those opportunities

  • Drive the maintenance and expansion of existing automations and related processes in the organization.

  • Create documentation, presentation, and training material

  • Engage with relevant stakeholders

  • Share knowledge, guide, and train colleagues

  • Contribute to activities related to market research and competitive analysis


  • Demonstrable enterprise level knowledge in

    • CICD Experience (GitLab, Bitbucket, GitHub Actions, ADO, Jenkins, Bamboo)
    • Container orchestration (K8s, helm)

    • Infra as Code / Config. Mgmt (terraform, ansible)

    • Containerization (Docker)

    • Scripting (Bash, PowerShell, Python, GoLang)

    • Working with cloud-based infrastructure in Azure (specifically AKS), AWS or GCP

  • 3+ years of knowledge in Linux/Unix/Windows.
  • Should be a good communicator, competent in effectively communicating with all technical and nontechnical teams.
  • A natural desire to discover and learn new technologies & processes. Proactively taking initiative & responsibility.
  • Should be a strong team player, self-driven & have experience working with a geographically dispersed team.
  • Willingness to accept challenges and show a high level of enthusiasm.
  • Quality assurance experience; Testing, Automation, and Test data management skills.
  • A University degree, or equivalent professional qualifications, in software/system engineering, is essential.

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.