Software Architect / Senior Software Architect (Cloud Engineering)

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

Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 6000+ 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

We are looking for a Software Architect or Senior Software Architect to join our Cloud Engineering team. This work primarily involves collaborating with our engineering teams to design solutions for our IFS Cloud service together with the automation of their deployment. 

Designs will consider but not be limited to the following, usability, scalability, high-availability, maintainability, security and performance. This approach will ensure robust and consistent architectural design.

A software architect at IFS learns and applies successful strategies, implements improvements to engineering methodologies and practices across the product portfolio. A software architect actively engages with peers and team members to drive the spread of technical skills and knowledge throughout the IFS community. In addition, a software architect at IFS continuously expands their functional and technical domain knowledge, which includes keeping up to date on technical industry trends.


Key Responsibilities include the following:

Cloud Solution Design:

  • Develop robust and scalable cloud architecture that aligns with organisational goals and industry best practices.
  • Evaluate and recommend cloud services, tools, and technologies to optimise performance, cost, and security.

Technical Leadership:

  • Serve as a technical authority and mentor within the Cloud Engineering Team, guidance on best practices and architectural decisions.
  • Collaborate with development teams to ensure adherence to architectural principles and standards.

Cross-functional Collaboration:

  • Work closely with stakeholders, including developers, operations, and security, understand requirements and provide technical solutions.
  • Foster a collaborative environment to drive innovation and continuous improvement.

Cloud Infrastructure Management:

  • Oversee the implementation and management of cloud infrastructure, ensuring high availability, scalability, and reliability.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues related to cloud services and infrastructure.

Security and Compliance:

  • Implement and enforce security best practices in cloud architecture, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and standards.
  • Stay abreast of emerging threats and technologies to proactively address security challenges.

Cost Optimisation:

  • Monitor and optimise cloud resource usage to maximise efficiency and minimise costs.
  • Provide recommendations for cost-effective solutions without compromising performance or security.

Performance Metrics:

  • Successful implementation of scalable and secure cloud solutions.
  • Adherence to project timelines and deadlines.
  • Positive feedback from X-functional teams on collaboration and guidance.
  • Effective cost optimization measures implemented.

This role requires a blend of technical expertise, leadership skills, and effective communication. The Cloud Technical Architect will play a crucial role in shaping the future of our cloud infrastructure and driving the success of our organisation's digital initiatives.

Demonstrable experience working with Microsoft Azure will be a distinct advantage.

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.

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