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Senior Software Engineer – Data

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Senior Software Engineer - Data

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka


  • Develop, construct, test, and maintain data architectures
  • Mentor and lead small data teams to execute/implement the architecture and design elements
  • Align data architecture with business/domain requirements.
  • Data acquisition and skills in setting up large-scale ETLs with integrations to multiple (sub) systems
  • Use programming languages and tools to set up correlations, create models and structures to support the data warehouse
  • Find hidden patterns using data
  • Identify ways to improve data reliability, efficiency, and quality
  • Conduct research for industry and business questions
  • Prepare data for predictive and prescriptive modeling
  • Deploy sophisticated analytics programs, machine learning, and statistical methods to cloud/on-premise environments
  • Familiarity with well-known reporting tools (i.e. Google DataStudio, Power BI, Apache Superset)
  • Practical experience in implementing/ running sophisticated data architectures within well-known cloud environments like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure
  • Experience in areas such as training a custom DNN, LLMs, and other Generative AI models will be considered as an advantage
  • Industry experience within the domain for at least 3 years


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • A degree in the following subjects is beneficial: Mathematics, Computer, Science, Statistics or Economic
  • Industry experience within the domain for at least 2+ years
  • Experience in data models and reporting packages
  • Knowledge of SQL (or similar) for data analysis and ability to analyze large datasets
  • Ability to write comprehensive reports and detailed data mapping and quality specifications
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • An analytical mind and inclination for problem-solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Proven experience in Agile practices and project delivery

General Responsibilities

Flexibility: The post holder may be required to work at any of the Mitra sites in line with service & operational needs. The post holder may be required to undertake such other duties temporarily, or on a continuing basis as may be required commensurate with this role. This may include periods of time working on client premises and / or internationally.

Confidentiality, Data Protection, Freedom of Information and Computer Misuse: All staff must ensure confidentiality and security of information dealt with in the course of performing their duties. They must comply with and keep up to date with Mitra policies and legislation on confidentiality, data protection, freedom of information and computer misuse. Any matter of a confidential nature, particularly information relating to customers or other members of staff, must not, under any circumstances, be divulged or passed on
to any unauthorized persons. This duty extends after employment ceases.

Communication: All staff should be able to communicate effectively and in line with Mitra style of communications.

Health, Safety, Security and Risk Management: All staff are required to adhere to and act consistently with all relevant health and safety legislation and procedures in order to ensure that their own and the health, safety and security of others is maintained. This will include identifying and reporting all risks to health and safety, security of equipment and property.

Equality and Diversity: Actively promote Mitra’s commitment to equality and diversity by treating all colleagues and customers with dignity and respect.
Mandatory, job related training and personal development: Take a proactive approach to own personal development in order to ensure that skills are aligned to the demands of the role as it evolves and develops to meet the organization’s changing needs.

Data Quality: It is the responsibility of all employees to ensure data is of a high-quality standard, in order to support Mitra in providing a quality service. Data must be accurate, valid, reliable, timely, relevant and complete.

Standards of Business Conduct: It is the responsibility of all employees to conduct all businessin an open, honest and ethical manner. Mitra is committed to acting with integrity in all its dealings and relationships with customers, partners and other organizations

To apply, please email your CVs to