Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Software Architect - R&D, IFS ESG

Clevest Solutions

Clevest Solutions

Software Engineering, IT
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Monday, March 4, 2024

Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 6000+ employees on all continents. We deliver award-winning enterprise software solutions through the use of embedded digital innovation and a single cloud-based platform to help businesses be their best when it really matters–at the Moment of Service™.

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 accept that there are so many different perspectives in this world. 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.

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 ESG team, are looking for dynamic, experienced tech enthusiasts to join us as Software Architects to work on ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) related developments. This is an exceptional opportunity to work with the entire suite of IFS Cloud offerings, with a primary focus on sustainability and ESG, in a new product area aimed at ESG disclosures and promoting sustainability across existing product areas. ESG, by its nature, is cross-functional, covering all areas of IFS Cloud, from HCM for social metrics to Supply Chain for transportation emissions, and Procurement for understanding suppliers, among many others.

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.
  • 9+ years of experience with a track record of working with Enterprise Grade Applications.
  • Ability to envision the big picture and work on details.
  • Strong software architectural, technical design, and programming skills.
  • Sound knowledge in .Net C#, Java, JEE technologies, REST APIs/Web services, and containerization.
  • Experience in Microsoft Azure and cloud services.
  • Dynamics 365 exposure will be an added advantage
  • A natural desire to discover and learn new technologies and processes.
  • Excellent communication and multi-tasking skills along with an innovative mindset.
  • 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