Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Principal Software Engineer - Global Consulting Delivery

Clevest Solutions

Clevest Solutions

Software Engineering
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Friday, March 15, 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

The Global Consulting Delivery organization of IFS is on the lookout for a dynamic and open-minded individual to join us as a Principal Software Engineer. You will be part of a global team, which is dedicated to design, develop and support tailor-made solutions to specific business requirements of IFS customers.

The Principal Software Engineer works independently to analyze, develop, implement, and quality assure customized software included in IFS Product Family, services, and/or other solutions. The Principal Software Engineer can handle very complex development and is also expected to mentor and guide less experienced colleagues. In addition, a Principal Software Engineer should be able to deliver technical training and use their industry and implementation experience to advise and guide the global customer project team. A Principal Software Engineer is also expected to be cross skilled in other IFS Roles – such as Technical Solution Manager and System Engineer. The Principal Software Engineer may also work in an overseeing role on projects, lending expertise to the IFS team.

  • Advanced software development skills with a commercial mindset and deep functional knowledge, to ensure product maintainability by adhering to IFS’ standards, guidelines, processes, and tools
  • Ability perform complex technical investigations and performance tuning work
  • Works as a trusted Technical Advisor to Customers and other stakeholders
  • Create advanced configurations on IFS Products based on Customer requirements (Extensibility)
  • Perform code audits, make improvement suggestions on source code
  • Leading IFS teams in designing advanced technical solutions and conducting technical architectural workshops
  • Be an expert with integration technologies and standards used in the industry
  • Provide direction by mentoring and coaching peers
  • Provide technical trainings to peers and customers as needed
  • Lead distributed global teams
  • Represent IFS in industry technical forums



  • An academic background with a Bachelor or Masters’ degree in Engineering or Computer Science
  • 8+ years of experience in Software Engineering
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies common integration platforms (REST APIs, Boomi, SOAP Web Services), relational databases, and client-server architecture.
  • Experience with developing advanced IFS Configurations, Reports, Integrations and Modifications
  • Strong analytical skills and a technical mindset
  • Willingness to travel to customer sites as needed
  • Fluent in English and local language
  • Guiding and influencing customer stakeholders
  • Having experience with IFS Applications (IFS Cloud and Apps 10) is an advantage

General Competences

  • Engineering/architectural practices and principles
  • Experience in Java/Java EE, Boomi, Kubernetes, GIT, JIRA, ServiceNow, DevOps Technologies, JSON will be an added advantage
  • Experience with Oracle Database technology, software installation/upgrade, and system integrations will be an added advantage
  • Ability to estimate and technically review Business Requirements from IFS customers

Additional Information

In IFS, Global Consulting Organization takes up ownership of software/IT project delivery and/or implementation services. The global consulting organization forms a technical delivery team starting from Project/Program Manager, Technical Solution Manager, Solution Architect, Software Engineers, Functional Consultants, etc. to form a Project Team to implement IFS software on behalf of customers.

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 develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. The industry expertise of our people and solutions, together with commitment to our customers, has made us a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of 4,000 employees supports more than 10,000 customers worldwide from a network of local offices and through our growing ecosystem of partners. For more information, visit: