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Affno is always looking for creative and driven individuals to join its dynamic team. If you love to learn, embrace new challenges, enjoy working with a team and crave intellectual and creative stimulation, Affno may well be the place for you.

A career at Affno offers incredible exposure to a diverse range of projects in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving industry. We work in an environment which fosters character development and encourages independent thinking, brainstorming and knowledge sharing. If you are looking for a career that will enrich you and compel you to achieve your utmost potential, Affno is just the nest for you.
  • Project Manager / Business AnalystNew

    • The successful candidate must be a leader, a strategic thinker and an excellent communicator. You are also someone who sets priorities, follows through on commitments and understands how to analyze data to help drive decision-making. However, most importantly, you are a person who values teamwork, capitalizes on opportunities and maintains a passion for winning.

      The candidate must collaborate with Marketing, Operations, Quality and Training to champion customer success for custom projects. The position requires depth of experience and ability across all client-servicing disciplines and a high level of comfort working independently, cross functionally and consultatively in a variety of roles. This person has a strategic outlook with a grasp of client centric tactical issues, IT solutions as well as an understanding of the client’s journey. The Manager must also demonstrate analytical ability with a key focus on client requirements.

      The candidate must be able to represent the company independently and internally with senior executives as well as the development cadre. The chosen candidate will have a collaborative, service-based leadership style that is focused on quality and performance excellence.

      This position is responsible for the delivery of projects and client services, while supporting the end-to-end client management processes of the company.



      Essential and Optional Requirements


      • Experience in Client Services & Strategic Relationship Management
      • Possesses clear, concise, and professional communication abilities
      • Proven project management skills, MS project or other
      • Proven analytical and problem solving skills
      • Ability to inspire both internal team and clients and set new standards for project delivery
      • Knowledge and experience in multi-channel marketing, including digital
      • Independent, self-starter who can define work as well as deliver above expectations
      • Able to travel up to 15%, per business requirement/client need.
      • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent work experience with a successful track record and supporting references
      • Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

      All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.



  • Junior Account Manager / Business Analyst New

    • Key Responsibilities


      • Identify and attract new clients in allocated market segments in order to meet revenue budgets as well as handling projects in production, client management and team
        leadership.
      • Leading multi-disciplinary teams to deliver integrated client solutions and achieve the expected business results.
      • Present solutions to clients with enthusiasm and professionalism
      • Negotiate and follow up to see opportunities through to closure
      • Maintain ongoing relationships with clients in order to cross-sell and up-sell



      Experience & Qualifications


      • A Bachelor's Degree, CIMA / CIM / ACCA or equivalent
      • 2- 3 years’ work experience in client handling, project management and business development areas
      • Experienced multiple full project life cycles from business development to final delivery.
      • Must have flexibility to work with diverse and dynamic teams to deliver balanced and integrated solutions to our clients' challenging business problems.
      • Experience in developing precise and easily understandable concepts and presentations.



      Personal Characteristics & Skills


      • Should be able to grasp complex business and technology problems quickly and drive them to resolution. Verbal and written communication skills are particularly important
        given the often globally distributed nature of the work.
      • Be able to travel overseas at short notice and be willing to work overseas for extended periods ranging from 3 months to a year.
      • Must have excellent relationship-building, leadership and team management skills.


      All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.



  • Marketing Executive

    • Affno is looking for bright young Marketing Executives to join its dynamic band of eggheads! You will be involved in research and writing on the latest innovative developments across the world, creating customised presentations to showcase ideas and crafting social media pages and online campaigns that connect with their audiences.

      If you have strong English language, research and writing skills, a creative streak, a solid work ethic and a good sense of humour, and if you have been employed for at least 2 years in the Marketing field, we want to hear from you.

      Key Responsibilities


      • Research and ideation on the latest innovations across the space of web and social media
      • Crafting and delivering customised presentations for top-tier clients, locally and internationally
      • Leading creative content management for client’s social media pages
      • Getting involved in branding, PR and communications



      Experience & Qualifications


      • 2 or more years’ experience in Marketing/Communications
      • A Bachelor’s degree, CIM or equivalent



      Personal Characteristics & Skills


      • Dynamic, self-motivated individual
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Excellent interpersonal skills
      • High level of attention to detail
      • A cool head under pressure (and a good sense of humour)


      All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.



  • Release Engineer

    • Qualifications & Experience


      • Knowledge of Enterprise Java implementation
      • Experience in Database Administration in SQL / Oracle Server
      • Knowledge of SQL Server and Oracle Server tools
      • Knowledge of application servers such as Apache Tomcat, JBoss, Websphere and Cloud based implementations
      • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database issues, performance issues, connectivity issues, security issues etc
      • Experience in Performance Tuning, Query Optimization, use or performance monitoring tools
      • Knowledge of backups, restores, Clustering, Database mirroring, Replication
      • Collaborate with engineering team and perform builds, compilations of released software, troubleshoot and test
      • Provide assistance to the QA team by unit testing of setup on required environments, debug and fix issues in the build
      • Maintain build and deployment documentation and logs of deployment histories.



      Skills & Personal Characteristics


      • Dynamic, self-motivated individual and an outgoing personality
      • Good verbal and written communication skills
      • Excellent interpersonal skills
      • On Time Quality Delivery


      All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.



  • UI/UX Engineer

    • Affno is looking for a technically savvy UI/UX engineer to build innovative web, mobile and tablet solutions.



      Duties & Responsibilities

      • Execute high-end designs for web and mobile products
      • Understanding user needs and goals to build effective design solutions
      • Work closely with a cross-functional team to assess product requirements for easy-to-use and innovative user interfaces
      • Create wireframes and prototype navigation models and interactive designs for demonstration and usability testing prior to development
      • Revise UI designs based on ongoing user testing and customer feedback



      Technical Skills Required


      • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator or other visual design and wire-framing tools
      • Strong CSS/HTML skills (LESS/SASS, experience with HTML5 and CSS3)
      • Strong JavaScript skills and proficiency with multiple JS libraries such as jQuery, Backbone and Angular
      • Knowledge about responsive application design and mobile first development is must
      • Knowledge about frontend frameworks like Bootstrap and Foundation is a plus
      • A good understanding of cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility solutions



      Creativity Skills Required


      • Good understanding of modern UI techniques and skill in drawing UI mockups
      • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
      • Understanding of the best practices in web application design


      All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.



  • Management Trainees

    • Management Trainees wanted!


      Affno presents an excellent opportunity for vibrant, young individuals to join our management team. We are looking to recruit the best and the brightest and prepare them for management positions in the organisation.

      Being among the leading organisations in the country for top caliber knowledge workers, with a unique culture that can bring out the best in people, our programme provides graduates with world-class exposure and aims to develop you as a manager for a future leadership role within the Group.

      Your education, training or work experience can be from any one of a multitude of fields and need not be restricted to ICT. We are keen on attracting people of diverse backgrounds to add richness and variety to our intellectual pool. What you need to apply is to have completed your degree or professional qualification and have the drive to succeed in a challenging environment. Work experience or the lack of it is not an issue.



      Personal characteristics and skills


      • We expect you to have strong communication skills, be creative and innovative, and be a team player.
      • Have excellent problem solving skills.
      • Be able to travel overseas at short notice and be willing to work overseas for periods ranging from 3 months to a year.


      All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.



  • Sales & PR Manager

    • Key Responsibilities


      Identify and attract new clients in allocated market segments in order to meet revenue budgets
      Present solutions to clients with enthusiasm and professionalism
      Negotiate and follow up to see opportunities through to closure
      Maintain ongoing relationships with clients in order to cross-sell and up-sell



      Experience & Qualifications


      A Bachelor's Degree, CIMA / CIM / ACCA or equivalent
      At least 2 years of sales/marketing/business development experience
      Experience in developing precise and easily understandable concepts and presentations



      Personal Characteristics & Skills


      Present a high level of personal and commercial credibility and the ability to operate at both strategic and tactical levels
      Display strong interpersonal skills at all levels
      Demonstrate effective persuasive skills as well as good written and verbal communication skills
      A self-motivated, high achiever with the ability and drive to work in a dynamic environment

      All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.



  • Search Engine Marketing Manager

    • As the SEM Manager, you will need to manage all aspects of search engine marketing including but not limited to keyword management, creation of campaign messaging, bidding strategies, creative testing, competitor research, and analytics. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the top Sri Lankan brands and an established overseas client base.



      Key Responsibilities


      Manage day-to-day search marketing and paid social activities across multiple search engines and social media platforms
      Plan and implement campaigns, manage budgets
      Conduct performance reviews and optimisation of client paid search campaigns
      Develop short and long-term paid search account strategies and roadmaps
      Execute day-to-day tactics that increase revenue, site traffic, conversion and margins
      Grow and optimise our portfolio through testing with ad copy, display ads, landing pages, bidding strategies, negative key wording, etc.




      Experience & Qualifications


      4+ years of industry experience in Search Engine Marketing
      AdWords Qualified individual
      Advanced skills in Google AdWords
      Experience in running remarketing via Adroll is desirable
      Experience in Google Shopping campaigns is desirable
      Experience in Facebook Campaign Management is desirable

      All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.



  • Senior PHP Developer

    • Key Responsibilities


      Research and implement new solutions with minimum supervision.
      Proactively get involved in all phases of the development lifecycle.
      Take ownership of end-to-end delivery.
      Stay on top of latest design and technology trends and share that genius with your teammates.




      Experience & Qualifications


      B.Sc Computer Science or related discipline.
      3 or more years solid hands on experience with PHP language and PHP frameworks.
      Laravel PHP Framework - Experience would be an added advantage.
      Working knowledge of HTML5, Javascript, CSS, JQuery, Joomla.
      Should have at least 1 year of experience in Joomla.
      Willing to adapt to new bleeding edge technology .
      A cool head under pressure (and a good sense of humour).



      Personal Characteristics & Skills


      High level of attention to detail.
      High level of problem analysis and problem solving skills.
      Good communication skills.
      Good team player

      All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.



  • Senior JAVA Engineer

    • Key Responsibilities


      Design, development and testing of Affno's software products.
      Implementation of new product modules and features.
      Maintaining and upgrading products.
      Managing and mentoring junior JAVA engineers.



      Experience & Qualifications


      B.Sc. in Computer Science or Software Engineering.
      3 – 4 years of work experience.
      Experience with J2EE as well as Springs, Struts and Hibernate frameworks.
      Experience with web-based software solutions.
      Experience in working with and managing development teams.
      Excellent communication skills in English.

      Prominence will be given to work experience and technological exposure over educational background.

      All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.



  • System Administrator

    • Key Responsibilities


      Manage distributed databases to ensure security, data safety and integrity, disaster recovery, and backup procedures.
      Manage multiple servers, and workstations.
      Plan and implement system security policy, to include firewalls, host and client access, file permissions, and user accounts.
      Provide on-call consulting advice and technical support to various users/client organizations regarding specific operational/applications issues.
      Troubleshoot networks, systems, and applications to identify and correct malfunctions and other operational problems.
      Maintain currency of knowledge with respect to relevant state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and/or systems.



      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required


      Ability to plan, create, program and manage complex statistical computer databases.
      Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.
      Knowledge of data security and disaster recovery systems and procedures.
      Knowledge of a range of network systems, protocols, and applications.
      Knowledge and understanding of LAN administration in a secure environment
      Ability to determine computer problems and to coordinate hardware and/or software solutions.
      Knowledge of systems security protocol, policies, and procedures.
      Knowledge of a broad range of relevant multi-user computer systems, applications, and/or equipment. Knowledge of data management techniques.
      Ability to plan, implement, test, and troubleshoot system software.
      Knowledge of and competency in the use of a variety of programming languages.
      Knowledge of computer site licensure regulations and requirements.

      All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.



  • SharePoint Developer

    • Key Responsibilities


      Participate in requirements analysis and assist in the planning, development, and testing of client SharePoint-based solutions
      On-going support for applications
      Designing and customizing SharePoint solutions.
      Create and maintain system code and documentation
      Planning and implementing software version upgrade releases
      Troubleshooting and debugging SharePoint sites.
      Working on SharePoint customization projects Performs other duties as assigned



      Experience & Qualifications


      Degree/Diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent training and experience.
      Strong knowledge of SharePoint Architecture, Object Model, Shared Services, SharePoint Templates and SharePoint Features
      Familiarity with SharePoint design and development using Visual Studio and Sharepoint Designer
      Knowledge of C# and the .Net Framework
      Experience with web development, including XHTML, Javascript, JQuery, AJAX, CSS, DOM, XML and XSLT
      Experience building custom solutions in SharePoint 2010, including Web
      Experience with MSFT Team Foundation Services and working in a .NET development environment



      Personal Characteristics & Skills


      We expect you to have strong communication skills, be creative and innovative, and be a team player.
      Design, development and debugging skills.
      Should ideally have travelled overseas on work.
      Be able to travel overseas at short notice and be willing to work overseas for extended periods ranging from 3-months to a year.
      Excellent problem solving skills.

      You are entiled to an international remuneration packge
      All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.



  • Accountant

    • You will work closely with the members of the Corporate Management Team and play a proactive role in the areas of Financial Accounting, Budgeting, Forecasting, Cash Flow Management and Management Reporting. With the Company being in a major growth phase, you will also have the opportunity of getting involved with projects and cross functional initiatives. Preferably you should be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACMA or ACCA) with 2-years work experience at senior level. Sound technical skills, an ability to work in a team and willingness to be hands-on will be required. Sound interpersonal, communication and management skills and hands-on experience in working with accounting packages will also be required.
      All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.



  • Project Manager

    • Key Responsibilities


      Project management, client management and team leadership.
      Leading multi-disciplinary teams to deliver integrated client solutions and achieve the expected business results.
      Manage projects to an acceptable level of risk by balancing scope, time and cost, while maintaining a positive environment that promotes individual development and high performance standards.



      Experience & Qualifications


      Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
      3 years work experience.
      2 years project management experience in successfully delivering information technology solutions, preferably in an IT services organization.
      Have led diverse teams of people in dynamic and fast-paced environments.
      Experienced multiple full project life cycles from business development to final delivery.
      Have led teams with multiple discipline representation (especially technology, user experience and business consulting).
      Must have a deep understanding of project management tools and approaches to manage complex, multi-disciplinary projects and the flexibility to lead diverse and dynamic teams to deliver balanced and integrated solutions to our clients' challenging business problems.
      Experience with object-oriented design and development methodologies preferred.
      Experience with J2EE or Microsoft .NET preferred.



      Personal Characteristics & Skills


      Should be able to grasp complex business and technology problems quickly and drive them to resolution. Verbal and written communication skills are particularly important given the often globally distributed nature of the work.
      Should ideally have travelled overseas on work.
      Be able to travel overseas at short notice and be willing to work overseas for extended periods ranging from 3 months to a year.
      Must have excellent relationship-building, leadership and team management skills.

      All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.



  • Copywriter

    • As a Copywriter for Affno you are responsible for the conception and execution of innovative copy. You should be passionate about words and possess sharp writing skills and have the ability to understand more than one voice; adapting your writing skills as necessary to long copy or short copy. You should be able to relate to diverse client messages and communicate clearly. You should thrive on finding simple communications solutions to complex messages and be able to partner with designers to ensure the visual design supports the concept. In addition to being an exceptional writer, you must be able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously, and work closely with clients. You must be self-motivated with a positive attitude and have strong communications skills. Strong experience working on rich media and web will be a definite advantage.
      All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.



  • Software Engineer (JAVA) Mobile Development

    • Key Responsibilities


      Build a creative identity for an application, portal or website
      Work with the Project/Marketing Manager and Creative Director to generate fresh ideas for projects
      Bring together the work of both application developers and designers to create the finest interfaces
      Stay on top of latest design trends and share that genius with your teammates.



      Personal Characteristics & Skills


      Deep-seated passion for creative design in any medium
      Eagerness to research, experiment, tinker around and try new things
      A cool head under pressure (and a good sense of humour)
      Technical skills are not required!

      All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.



  • Software Engineer (JAVA)

    • Key Responsibilities


      Understanding of Java and associated technologies (Spring, Struts, Hibernate, Swing).
      Good knowledge of the Java enterprise application development process.
      Knowledge and use of design patterns in building applications.
      Practical experience with other web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX).
      Knowledge of XML and related technologies.
      Knowledge of database modelling and working with an RDBMS.
      Experience in writing and deploying web services, ESB would be an advantage.



      Experience & Qualifications


      B. Sc Computer Science or related discipline. 1-2 years software development experience. 1 years solid experience with J2EE.



      Personal Characteristics & Skills


      We expect you to have strong communication skills, be creative and innovative, and be a team player.
      Should ideally have travelled overseas on work.
      Be able to travel overseas at short notice and be willing to work overseas for extended periods ranging from 3-months to a year.
      Excellent problem solving skills.

      All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.



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Culture
As a company with innovation as its bedrock, Affno offers a dynamic and intellectually nourishing environment which will accelerate your development, both personally and in your career. At Affno, we believe in fostering a Research & Development culture, and support this creed with an emphasis on learning, innovation and creativity. In keeping our offering cutting-edge, we cultivate a stimulating and challenging environment for our staff. Our close-knit, high-spirited team builds fun into each day, both inside and outside the office. Cricket matches, excursions, bowling nights and barbecues are all a part of the egghead repertoire.