Principal DevOps Engineer – R&D Build and Deployment Jobs At IFS, Colombo, Sri Lanka

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  • Post Date: May 27, 2022
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Job Overview

Principal DevOps Engineer – R&D Build and Deployment

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Company Description

At IFS you will work in a growing, global enterprise software company where informal hierarchies promote simplicity and trust with responsibility. We strive to deepen our expertise by taking on challenging and varying work assignments in a collaborative environment together with committed colleagues. With professionalism and a strong customer focus in everything we do, from R&D to Sales and Consultancy, we are proud to serve world-class customers all over the globe with our leading products.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

Job Description

The build and deployment team is the “spider in the web” team at IFS R&D. Team is working on facilitating that the whole solution is built together by owning and promoting the use of modern CI pipelines and automating the delivery of various test environments. The team also has the responsibility to help promote DevOps practices throughout the R&D organization.

An Architect / Principal 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 operating platforms.

An Architect / Principal DevOps Engineer at IFS is also the driver of further automation in the area in which the person is working and ensures the continued robustness of the team’s daily operations. This work is focused on ensuring that continuous integration, testing and deployments are facilitated through the use of industry DevOps best practices and tools.

Architects / Principal DevOps Engineers use their extensive 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 a leading role in further promoting process efficiency within the whole organization and are expected to continuously expand their process and technical domain knowledge and share this knowledge to guide others.


You will have knowledge/skills in the following areas.

  • A degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Information Technology along with minimum of 7 years experience in a similar role
  • Extensive Operational experience in DockerKubernetes
  • Extensive scripting experience in TerraformPowerShellAnsiblePython or similar
  • Strong understanding of Linux
  • Exposure to GITBitbucket, and Azure Pipelines 
  • Operational experience in Cloud monitoringInfrastructure monitoringApplication monitoring and Database monitoring
  • Experience in RookCeph storage and monitoring solutions like Prometheus will be an added advantage
  • Configuration management with Ansible
  • Cloud resource management (K8s, AKS, Scalability of cloud resources)
  • 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


Job Detail
  • Offered SalaryNot Specified
  • Career LevelNot Specified
  • ExperienceMore than 5 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYComputer and technology
  • QualificationProfessional Degree
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