Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Site Reliability Engineer - Unified Support

Clevest Solutions

Clevest Solutions

Software Engineering, Customer Service
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 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

The role IFS Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) exists within the Unified Support organization/division. By being a part of a shift operation, a SRE will contribute towards providing 24x7x365 support to IFS customers across the globe within the Manufacturing industry vertical.

As SRE, you will be responsible for handling functional and technical issues reported by the customers, service requests along with problem and change management. This role involves collaborating with various internal and external stakeholders to ensure problem-solution fit, which ultimately lead towards customer success. You will also play a crucial role in development and maintenance of IFS's products and internal systems.

Key Duties and Accountabilities

  • Demonstrate proficiency in programming, debugging, and SQL skills
  • Take ownership of functional/technical issues of customers’ and provide end-to-end resolution
  • Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction at all times, whilst adhering to SLA, OLA, and KPI targets
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to diagnose and troubleshoot complex technical issues
  • Utilize technical expertise to develop innovative solutions and optimize product performance
  • Continuously enhance product knowledge and be updated with the latest industry trends and advancements
  • Accurately analyze and interpret customer’s requirements
  • Apply best engineering and architectural concepts
  • Participate in comprehensive training to develop expertise in a designated product area and Cloud technologies
  • Ensure product performance and maintainability by adhering to IFS’ standards, guidelines, processes and tools
  • Test and verify the solutions before proposing them to the customer
  • Create and update relevant SOPs, FAQs, and other documentation to address known issues, workarounds, and service requests
  • Provide initial RCA for long term, complex or major customer incidents
  • Support the problem management team in performing postmortems, producing incident timelines, and identifying corrective actions
  • Support or execute the implementation of corrective actions from the problem management process.

Required Personal Attributes

  • Achieve deadlines and targets
  • Manage time efficiently and effectively
  • Work in international, multi-discipline and cross-functional teams
  • Be flexible according to the demands of the role
  • Read and understand technical documentation written in English
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Adapt and respond accordingly based on information gathered during the process
  • Business communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Be a team player with a can-do attitude
  • Proactiveness
  • Language proficiency in English
  • Be a self-learner
  • Be accountable for personal work items


Required Technical Skills

A desirable candidate will possess at least 3 of the following skills

  • Knowledge in C#, .Net framework, Java, Oracle Database, and Scripting
  • Expertise in GitHub and Kubernetes
  • Microsoft SQL Server administration
  • Exposure to GIT, Bitbucket, GitLab, and Azure Pipelines
  • Azure service administration and operations
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems
  • Usage of ITSM tools in a service desk environment

Furthermore, technical skills on the following will be an added advantage.

  • Windows & Linux Server administration
  • Kubernetes/Docker operations and administration
  • Weblogic Server administration
  • Terraform/Ansible/Powershell scripting usage

Required Qualifications and Experience


  • A university degree or an equivalent professional qualification in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or similar.
  • Understanding on Software Engineering or IT service management methodologies and best practices


  • Experience in modern ticket/service desk tooling such as ServiceNow, Jira Service Desk, or a similar tool
  • Experience in 24x7 service delivery in an SLA/KPI-driven environment
  • Hands-on functional experience working in Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Finance, Human Resources, Asset Management or Field Service Management etc.
  • Experience in ITIL, ISO 20000, or a similar service delivery framework
  • Experience in the provision of cloud computing services or IT service delivery
  • Specialist technical qualifications such as;
    • Windows Server MCP or Red Hat RHCE groups of qualifications
    • Microsoft Azure, AWS, or GCP certifications
    • Cisco CC or Juniper JNCP groups of qualifications
    • CompTIA group of qualifications

Working Environment

  • 24x7x365 operation based on a 5-team shift roster
  • Overtime may be paid according to requirements of the business operation

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.