Senior Site Reliability Engineer – Unified Support Jobs at IFS in Colombo, Western Province

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IFS company opens jobs for Senior Site Reliability Engineer - Unified Support positions in the Western Province region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Engineering and Information Technology skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

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Job Information

Position:Senior Site Reliability Engineer - Unified Support
Region:Western Province, Colombo - Western Province
Job Function:Engineering and Information Technology
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Employment Type:Full-time
Industry:Software Development

Job Description

Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 500+ 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 IFS Senior Site Reliability Engineer role exists within the global Unified Support organization. The role forms part of a shift team, which reports into a Unified Support manager who is responsible for the operational and people management aspects of that shift. The shifts together form the Unified Support – Service Operations team who provide 24x7x365 operations support to the IFS customer base across all IFS cloud services. The role handles multiple aspects of incident, service request, problem and change management. Working with multiple internal and external stakeholders related to our supported services.

Although not a role with people management duties, the selected individual will be a senior part of the organization and so will provide mentoring and examples of good practice to the more junior members of the team.

Key Duties:

  • Manage an incoming queue of cases, incidents and service requests within SLA, OLA and KPI targets.
  • Support the event management team and their work to enhance the related event processes and tools.
  • Support the triage team in their work to assess and correctly route incoming incidents and service requests.
  • Work with other Service Center functions and appropriate stakeholders to resolve long running, complex or major incidents.
  • Create and update relevant SOPs, FAQs and other documentation to address known issues, workarounds and service requests.
  • Provide initial RCA for long, complex or major incidents for customer incidents.
  • Support the problem management team in performing postmortems, producing incident timelines and identifying corrective actions.
  • Support, or perform, the implementation of corrective actions from the problem management process.
  • Resolving non-standard requests
  • Provide ongoing feedback to improve the service request process.
  • Support the automation team in creating and enhancing the tooling and documentation for standard service requests.
  • Support the change management process across the service.
  • Support the supplier management process across the service.
  • Perform operational items within the service transition process for new and updated products.
  • Work with other Service Center functions to define and produce various internal and customer reports on a recurring and ad-hoc basis.

Personal Abilities:

  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets
  • Ability to manage own time efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to work in international, multi-discipline, cross-functional teams
  • Flexibility to work to deadlines and needs of the role
  • Ability to read and understand technical documentation written in English
  • Ability to mentor and provide a good role model for junior team members
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to change approach based on information gathered during the process
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • A positive team player with a can-do attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to self-learn and quickly understand new and changing technologies in a fast-moving service driven technology landscape
  • Proactivity and ownership of work items in all aspects of the technical and team role


  • Mandatory
    • At least 3 years’ experience in cloud computing services, enterprise IT service delivery or an m role
    • Demonstrated knowledge of cloud computing services or IT service management methodologies and best practices
    • Experience in a modern ticket/service desk tooling such as ServiceNow, Jira Service Desk, or a similar tool
    • Experience of 24×7 service delivery in an SLA/KPI driven environment
  • Optional Value Add
    • Experience in ITIL, ISO 200, or a similar service delivery framework
    • Experience in the provision of cloud computing services or IT service delivery

Technical Skills

  • The successful candidate will have at least half of the following skills and for each relevant skill, the candidate should either have 2 years of commercial experience or a suitable professional grade qualification
    • Azure service administration and operations
    • Networking design and administration
    • Oracle database administration
    • Microsoft SQL Server administration
    • Windows Server administration
    • Linux Server administration
    • Weblogic Server administration
    • Kubernetes/Docker operations and administration
    • Terraform/Ansible/Powershell scripting usage
  • The following are value add skills if available
    • GCP administration and operations
    • Working knowledge of ERP systems
    • Usage of ITSM tools in a service desk environment

Working Environment

  • Role forms part of a 24x7x365, 5 team shift rota.
  • Overtime may be offered at busy times.


  • Mandatory
    • A formal qualification (degree, HND, etc.) in Computer Science, Information Technology or similar.
  • Optional Value Add
    • ITIL qualifications, at foundation or higher levels
    • Specialist Technical Qualifications, suitable examples:
      • Windows Server MCP or Red Hat groups of qualifications
      • Microsoft Azure, AWS or GCP certifications
      • Cisco CC or Juniper JNCP groups of qualifications
      • CompTIA group of qualifications

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 4,00 employees and growing ecosystem of partners support more than 10,00 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


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  • Salary bonus if there is overtime

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Company Information


IFS is an international business software provider specializing in enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. Founded in 1983, the company is headquartered in Linköping, Sweden, but has offices and partners in over 70 countries. IFS offer a broad portfolio of enterprise software solutions, including ERP, enterprise asset management, service management, and enterprise service management applications.

IFS is a cloud-agnostic enterprise software provider, with deployments ranging from on-premise to cloud and hybrid solutions. To ensure digital transformation success, IFS provides global cloud services, implementation services, and managed services for large-scale enterprise customers.

IFS’s customers come from a variety of industries, including automotive, aviation, construction, energy, financial services, manufacturing, and more. IFS provides robust industry-specific solutions to meet business needs. The company’s ERP solution is an integrated platform for finance, human resources, product development, supply chain, manufacturing, service management, customer relationship management, and more.

In addition to its enterprise solutions, IFS offers powerful analytics and insights tools to unlock data-driven outcomes and maximize operational efficiency. IFS also offers a range of digitalization services to help organizations transition to a digital and agile workplace.

At IFS, the company’s purpose is to help customers grow their business, become more agile, and improve customer service and satisfaction. The company is passionate about innovation and continually strives to create cutting-edge solutions to meet the changing business needs of its customers. IFS is also dedicated to its corporate social responsibility initiatives, which focus on sustainability, education, and the environment.

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