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Bangalore, India - Standort erkunden IT Vollzeit


Who you are

Why should you join IKEA?

• Working at IKEA , is a unique opportunity to contribute to our vision to create a better everyday life for the many people.
• We are inspired by our past and we apply our culture and values in our day to day work to create a unique offer and amazing ways of meeting our customers.
• While inspiring from the past, we need to look for the future. We are in the middle of a huge transformation of our brand, quoting our CEO Jesper Brodin we need to “Change everything (almost!) where Digital will be an enabler in serving our customers and empower our co-workers.
• Our DNA is Testing & Learning, marries with my belief of leveraging technology to enable/unlock Business Value for our business and help serve our customers better. I believe in a practical approach focused on optimizing costs while delivering outcomes at pace.
• At IKEA we have a high focus on diversity. We believe everyone has the right to be treated fairly and be given equal opportunities, regardless of their age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, ethnicity, race, nationality, religion or any other dimension of their identity.
• We truly value differences and encourage our co-workers to be themselves, because the uniqueness of each individual makes IKEA better.
• The power of IKEA stays in the IKEA incredible people: humble, supportive and absolutely committed to lead home-furnishing retail into the future and create a better life for more of the many people, by putting the customer at the heart of all we do

you will utilize your strategic thinking by balancing immediate priorities against long term technical direction.

For you to have success in this role we believe you have advanced training in computer science or equivalent. You have experience from leading a technology transformation from outsource landscape to developed products, services and integrations into scaled platforms. You have previously been in a position where you successfully developed teams and leaders.

We Prefer;

• Extensive software engineering practices including BDD, TDD, test automation, DevOps, code versioning, with experience of using industry standard toolsets (from ground up, e.g. you will need to lead by example)
• Designing and architecture of concepts (i.e. microservices) and ability to apply knowledge within the development cycle
• The needs of the service management and operations phase, including L2/L3 support, incident and problem management
• Technologies and best practices within modern retail or similar industries.
• Product and services, as well as relevant cloud services in relation to the domain.
• You have at least 3 years’ experience from building and growing engineering teams and culture, balancing direction setting and autonomy.
• Wide experience in a breadth of technologies like Java, Springboot, Apache Kafka, Kubernates, GCP and Azure Cloud
• Tax domain has major Azure footprint inform of Data Factory, Servicebus, etc. And working knowledge of Azure is an advantage

A day in your life with us

What is the amazing opportunity?

This is the great opportunity to be part of something never done before –being part of a huge digital transformation. You are leading a technology transformation from an outsourced landscape to internally built products, services and integrations into scaled platforms. You have the opportunity to be a major part of building and growing agile software development teams and the culture, balancing direction and autonomy. You will do this with an emphasis on empowered teams and delivery to agreed commitments, along with strong leadership skills.

You will:
• Lead and motivate a large team of passionate engineers, through technical direction and people skills, including both internal and external colleagues (contractors and 3rd party vendors).
• Act as a role model to attract new talent as well as supporting the continual development of the team, including recruitment, performance, competence and career development of individuals.
• Develop and deliver the technology roadmap for a group of core IKEA products or platforms.
• Maintain a balance between the delivery of a core technology agenda and driving the functional change to support the businesses growth ambitions.
• Be accountable for all parts of the technology development lifecycle in your area; from design & strategy to support & operation.
• Take shared ownership for the business outcome (jointly with peer in product organization) and act as single point of contact for all technology aspects.
• Act as a senior member of the broader technology organization, expected to represent technology both internally within IKEA and external in the market.
• Continually review and analyze business trends, technologies and opportunities with the objective of continually improving the areas capability.
• Drive the adoption of Inner Source and Community of Practice within Ingka Group

Together as a team

At Group Digital, we set the digital agenda to enable IKEA to become the world´s leading omnichannel home furnishing!
We drive the development, provision and operation of our digital products and services using new and existing technology with agile delivery methods. At the same time, we provide a home for digital skills to both develop and extend technical, people and business skills needed to continuous development and growth.
The Tax capability, part of the Business Support domain, covers all the technology related to Indirect taxing across Ingka. The technology stack is a mix of business specific solutions on new and legacy technologies like Spring boot, Apache Kafka, Postgresql, Neo4j, Java, kubernetes, GCP, Azure, SQL, Azure Data factory, Azure service bus, Azure App servers etc.

We are big believers in enabling our leaders to act with autonomy and as such you would lead on the technical decisions of how you want to build and implement your products.