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Software Engineer within People Domain

Helsingborg, Sweden Informatique & Solutions Digitales Temps Complet
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Description de poste

Numéro de l'offre: 244018

Date de publication: 02/07/2024

Here at IKEA, we are looking to hire passionate engineers, excited about technology and innovative ways of working to shape the future of IKEA. In Total rewards(payroll) you will be part of a team that operates continuously develops our solutions used in 20+ countries as well as implement solutions for new countries. With several solutions, it requires the team to develop country specific APIs to our library in order to fulfill our decoupled architecture, thus we safeguard the standard and parameterization for the new landscape.

You have a passion for technology, you welcome change and you love to learn. As a person you are innovative and work towards putting modern architecture and requirements into place. It suits you to work cross functionally both independently and interdependently, with the support of a vast software engineering network and agile methods.

• Formal qualifications in computer science, software engineering, or any engineering equivalent
• Minimum 6 years of professional experience as software engineer with similar level of experience in the specific tech stack for the area
• Minimum 4 years’ experience of working in agile/iterative software development teams with a DevOps working setup and with an emphasis on self-organization and delivery to agreed commitments
• Demonstrable experience with cloud computing environments
• Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
• Preferred: Knowledge of IKEA Brand, culture, values and way of working

To succeed in the role, we see that you have:
• Proven experience as developer with demonstrable proficiency in at least one programming language, preferably (PYTHON) and your potential for growth. knowledge in Python Programming, including Python data structures, syntax, and libraries and API framework.
• Advanced understanding of software engineering principles and demonstrable experience on application of software design patterns to real use cases
• Strong analytical skills, experience in debugging, code optimization, test
• Experience working in agile/iterative software development teams and agile development practices
• Strong knowledge of design and architecture concepts (i.e. microservices).
• Strong knowledge of Python API development.
• Work on containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes.
• Experience in different testing tools and frameworks
• Knowledge in coaching techniques, with demonstrated history of mentoring team members including technical knowledge transfer, peer-programming and agile ways of working
• A big plus is a verifiable code contribution to open-source projects
• Good knowledge of IKEAs corporate identity, core values and vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people

You should feel comfortable working with a variety of technologies. Experience with cloud-native app development on GCP – you have a good understanding of cloud storage, databases, serverless and you understand how to use cloud-native in production.

Our tech stack consists of (but not limited to):
• Embracing design and process principles such as ETL, an API-first mindset, REST API design, and event-based architecture.
• Both on-premises and cloud environments are integral to our operations, with a significant emphasis on Google Cloud Platform.
• Utilizing services like Cloud Functions, cloud run, Dockers to enhance our capabilities.
• We use Terraform and Cloud Build to create fully automated CI/CD pipelines.
• Work is planned, tracked, and documented using primarily Jira/Confluence and our code is versioned in GIT.

As a Software Engineer you will be part of the transformation of modernizing the digital landscape by designing, developing and delivering high-quality software and engineering in order to support consumers across Ingka and Inter-IKEA Systems to be more efficient and reach the many people. Lead and coach engineers, and promote modern software engineering principles, proper tools and increase of automation to enable the specified business outcomes and create a strong software ecosystem for IKEAs digital products and business.

You will be:
• Responsible for developing, running, monitoring and supporting software for the assigned Product or Service using the right toolsets required and applying Ingka Software Security Directives, in order to deliver according to requirements and compliance
• Be responsible for developing software for the assigned Product or Service. Work on coding, testing, and debugging to ensure software quality and functionality.
• Participate in the operational aspects of software, including running and monitoring. Gain experience in ensuring that software applications run smoothly in production environments.
• Ensure that software deliverables meet specified requirements and compliance standards as you contribute to the growth of IKEA's digital products and business.
• Apply Ingka Software Security Directives to your work, maintaining a strong focus on security in the software development process.

Studies show that members of underrepresented communities don't apply for jobs unless they're 100% "qualified". If this is part of the reason you hesitate to apply, we like you to reconsider and give it a chance. Maybe your profile fits our needs much better than you think. We look forward to receiving your application.

From: "Why Women Don't Apply for Jobs Unless They're 100% Qualified" by Tara Sophia Mohr, August 2014"

Please submit with your application in English. Note that we cannot process any applications through email.

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please reach out to tech recruiter Jay Mistry at

Your internal title in the organization will be Software Engineer. This position is placed in Helsingborg, Sweden. The selection process will take place continuously.

“In this recruitment there is no relocation support provided by Ikea, hence we are looking for people living in the mentioned location.”