Final application date

26 June, 2020




Jerker Hultqvist

+46 13-460 3920


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.

You will be a part of R&D, reporting to Director Software Engineering.

Sound interesting? Then join us as our new Senior Software Architect!



This position provides an excellent opportunity to work with high-level architecture and design, ensure robustness and maintainability and adopt new technology.


As Software Architect you will have the responsibility to interpret and analyze functional and technical requirements to ensure creation of fit-for-purpose and enterprise-grade software solutions. Business value, usability, scalability, high-availability, maintainability, security, and performance are key aspects of this role.


As a Software Architect at IFS you will be expected to:

  • Define high-level architecture and design of software solutions to ensure extensibility and maintainability within and across solutions
  • Communicate effectively both internally and with requirement owners and other stakeholders
  • Be a real team player, share knowledge, guide and train colleagues
  • Contribute to improvements in IFS products, services and processes.


If you are looking for a challenge with a chance to inspire, then the position as Software Architect is something for you!



To be a successful Software Architect at IFS your mindset will be the key factor, and to get even further we would like you to have a relevant academic degree (M.Sc. or B.Sc.), preferably in software engineering. We believe you have at least 5 years of experience in software engineering or systems engineering working with complex systems.


We are looking for someone with outstanding knowledge and experience about architecture and technologies and are a skilled system or software engineer.  We think that your area of expertise is Kubernetes and that you also have knowledge about CI/CD, automation and monitoring.

Preferably you have practical experience of complex Kubernetes environments and it is a merit if you actively engaged in the CNCF community.


In addition, you need to have good skills and understanding within the following areas:

  • Git
  • Multiple programming and scripting language experience
  • At least one cloud platform
  • Docker


If you also have experience of agile development methodology, then you are the perfect match!



Location for the position can be Linköping or Gothenburg in Sweden or in Colombo, Sri Lanka

For further information, please contact Jerker Hultqvist +46 13-460 3920 in Linköping, Sweden or Buddika Hiripityage, +94 11-209 58 95 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Interviews and selections are being made continuously. If you are interested, apply as soon as possible, no later than 26th of June. Welcome with your application to and please write “Reference RD55” in the subject.

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, 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 to challenge the status quo and realize their competitive advantage. Learn more about how our enterprise software solutions can help your business today at