WHO YOU ARE
We are looking for passionate engineers who are excited about technology and innovative ways of working and want to be a part of shaping the future of IKEA!
As a person you have a proven ability to develop high quality code using and applying good practices. You have a curious nature and actively acquire new knowledge, skills, champion new methods, digital systems and processes to improve performance.
Doing so, will enable you to change direction based on new ideas, approaches and strategies. You will be empowered to work agile and through continuous improvement within the software engineering function.
By encouraging simplicity, efficiency, ownership, accountability makes you easy to collaborate with others to achieve our common goals.
To be successful as a Software Engineer you have advanced training in computer science or similar experience through keeping up with current best practices in your areas of expertise.
In addition, you have demonstrable experience in working in an Agile and DevOps environment and thrive on taking full accountability for the products and the customer experience.
You get energized by delivering high quality software in an agile environment, with a focus on well-functioning software ecosystems, democratic data, smart infrastructure and building a resilient foundation, which is all part of our Technology strategy.
Tech stack :
oMicroservices technology (Docker, Kubernetes, especially in GCP )
oExperience with CDI, CI processes.
Typical tasks in your role :
oContributing to setting up the organization and ways of working (Design patterns, clean code enthusiast, )
oCross-team collaboration between app, cloud & backend, and embedded systems
oBringing in third party open source tools as needed
oPrototyping new ideas, both individually and across teams (we love prototyping and MVP!)
The IKEA culture and values are very much a part of our business and day to day work life. For you to thrive and grow with IKEA it’s important for us that you share our values! You can read more regarding our values and life at IKEA on our website :
As Software Engineer, your main responsibilities will include you :
obeing accountable for delivering quality software quickly, reliably and safely to production, and understanding the customer impact and experience of your contribution
oworking in agile teams and across the capability areas, contributing to the development and maintenance of products and solutions, community practices at the core of your delivery
oapplying and adhere to good practice software engineering practices (, TDD and BDD, continuous integration, automated tests, pair programming, code reviews) within an agile / iterative development approach
oproviding support and guidance as needed to other developers within the development team encouraging good practices, as well as creating an environment based on psychological safety
ocontributing to the continuous development of standards against which software development should take place as well as exploring and bring in new technologies and tools to boost innovation and development productivity
oworking closely together with other software engineers and cross functions to produce all required design specifications and ensure that digital solutions work together and fulfil business needs
ABOUT THIS WORK AREA
At Group Digital, we set the digital agenda to keep IKEA leading in an ever evolving and fast-moving environment. We drive the development, provision and operation of our digital products and services through the use of new and existing technology and agile delivery methods to deliver at pace.
At the same time, we provide a home for digital skills to both develop and extend the technical, people and business skills needed to ensure continuous development and growth of our digital capability.