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Software Engineer, Customer Meeting Point Web, Group Digital - IKEA.com

Malmö, Skåne County - Explore location IT & Digital Solutions Full Time

Job description



WHO YOU ARE

We are looking for several passionate engineers to Malmö, Hubhult 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 and 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 to use continuous improvement within the software engineering function. By encouraging simplicity, efficiency, ownership and 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 good practices in your areas of expertise. In addition, you have demonstrable experience in working in an Agile and DevOps working setup. You get energized by delivering high quality software in an agile environment.

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 www.IKEA.com


YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

The scope of the role is to assist IKEA in

- being responsible for the development of high quality (software) code which has been tested and is ready to be shipped.
- applying and adhere to good practice software engineering practices (e.g. DRY principles, continuous integration, continuous deployment, pair programming, code reviews) within an agile/iterative development approach.
- providing support and guidance as needed to other developers within the team
- contributing to the continuous development of standards against which software development should take place as well as exploring and bring in new technologies to boost innovation and development productivity.
- working closely together with other software engineers and cross functions to explore UX and system needs, 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 uncertain and fast-moving environment. We drive the development, provision and operation of our digital products and services using 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.

In Customer Meeting Points Web, we work on the overall user experience of IKEA.com – a website with over 4.3 billion visits per year. Here our teams are cross functional product teams that consist of four legs; Product, UX, Data and Engineering. We drive the development, provision and operation of our product and services using new and existing technology and agile delivery methods to deliver value at pace.

We are working with a lot of great technologies and we strive to stay up to date with the technology trends. Some examples of what we are currently working with are React / Preact, NodeJS, Redis, Typescript, CICD, Serverless, Content Delivery Network/Edge Compute, GCP and Amazon Web Services. The teams work include page performance, legal compliance (including accessibility), user interface consistency, and analytics tools to help us better understand our users’ needs.

In addition to global framework code, we work on making our users’ journeys through the site better by providing them with a consistent and usable navigation system. We also provide a stable and fun platform for our editors to build the required information architecture and content for hundreds of thousands of pages, ranging from support sections up to the home page, and all the components that run on them.

QUESTIONS AND SUPPORT? LET'S CONNECT!

For more information about the role, please contact our recruiting manager Magnus Dahl at magnus.dahl5@ingka.ikea.com.

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please reach out to Usha Rao at usha.rao@ingka.com

Warmly welcome with your application!







We’re the ones who make it possible for people to have a smarter life at home and a hassle-free and rewarding shopping experience. Together we work to find new digital solutions for every business need to help make IKEA a great and efficient place to work. We like to think of ourselves as innovative and modern, and we believe that nothing would actually work without us.

Why we will love you

“At IKEA, you’re welcome no matter where you come from, what you believe, and what you look like. We don’t even care how you have furnished your home. We’re interested in you simply because you’re you. Our different views, backgrounds, and personalities make us better understand our customers, give us more fun at work and spark more and better ideas. Perhaps your unique take on something could lead to a great idea that creates a better everyday life for the many people



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”