Manager Software Engineering

  • Full-time
  • IFS Referral Bonus Code: SH
  • Job location: On site

Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 5000+ 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

Let's create the future together!

IFS R&D Manufacturing is looking for an experienced hands-on Manager Software Engineering that drives and improves the process of delivering state-of-the-art solutions for manufacturing businesses.

As a Manager Software Engineering you will have the line responsibility for a group of very talented Software Engineers, Architects and Product Specialists. You will have a key role in ensuring personal growth, career development and recruitment of new coworkers.

You will be part of our R&D operations with 60 skilled and passionate individuals distributed across Sweden and Sri Lanka. As a member of the Manufacturing leadership team, you will play an important role, both strategically and operationally, in our success.

As a Manager Software Engineering you coach and build both teams and individuals to get the most out of their potential. You provide knowledge and insight in DevOps mindset and continuously work to improve our Agile development processes.

At IFS you will work in a growing, global enterprise software company where informal hierarchies promote simplicity and trust with responsibility. 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.


  • People management experience with line manager responsibility.
  • Experience of DevOps and agile development methodology.
  • Knowledge in software engineering and/or design
  • Used to presenting, leading, and inspiring people.
  • English proficiency required.
  • University degree, or equivalent professional qualifications.

Domain knowledge within the manufacturing/supply chain area and/or ERP is desirable.

You are

  • Positive, determined and have a can-do attitude
  • Goal and execution oriented
  • Proactive, take initiative and responsibility

Additional Information

The position is permanent employment, located in Sri Lanka

Interviews and selections are being done continuously. If you are interested, apply as soon as possible, no later than May 1st 2023

As a step in our recruitment process, all final candidates will undergo a background check, to get us an understanding of our future employees.

For further information about the position contact

Björn Archenholtz, VP R&D, Manufacturing, +46 31 726 27.


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 5,000 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: 

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