We are on the journey to consolidate the digital capabilities at Retail Concept across the leadership areas IKEA Retail Experience, Brand & Marketing, Learning and Development and Expansion. A journey that needs passionate people who embrace change and development, dare to question and want to make a difference. If that sounds like you, come and join us. Together we can do great things so IKEA can be an even better home furnishing retailer in the future.
The main products in the Retail Concept digital capability area are
IKEA digital design system – Skapa
Digital retail experiences – Visa
IKEA knowledge graph (customer and co-worker)
IKEA.net for co-worker learning
Cornerstone learning solutions
SEO & Domain
Those product cover the digital conceptual frame for IKEA.com, the co-worker serving information for Inter IKEA group and all franchisees on IKEA.net
You believe that creating great digital products means that they are fit for purpose and software engineering is a mean for supporting the business. You have extensive experience in software engineering, working together with architecture and engineering leaders and you are curios to learn new things. As this job is an software engineer job in the IKEA.com Global digital product area, you must have an interest in the IKEA concept, understand brand and commerciality as the IKEA.com Global is the IKEA Brand front for users that want to know about IKEA and an entry point for how to meet our range and shop..
In addition, we expect:
Minimum 5 years of software development experience
Good knowledge of IKEA.com, IKEA.net and eCommerce
Experience of agile and domain driven product development
Familiar with Java and Svelte
Ability to encourage simplicity, efficiency, ownership and accountability
Ability to change direction as appropriate based on new ideas, approaches, and strategies
Ability to collaborate with others (including virtual) such as team members, stakeholders and suppliers to achieve goals
Good ability to communicate technical concepts and processes clearly at an appropriate level to team members, stakeholders and suppliers
Ability to understand the complexity of IKEA business and the role of technology as an integrated part of the business
As software engineer, you will
Develop, run and maintain high-quality code in the IKEA.com global product using the right toolsets required in order to meet consumer expectations on the delivery
Develop high-quality software design and architecture in accordance with good practices and agreed standards, such as security, performance, integration patterns, to ensure delivery according to requirements and compliance
Work in agile teams in the knowledge graph product, in a DevOps setup. “You build and you run it”.
Apply and promote good software engineering practices, including continuous integration and delivery, within an agile/iterative development approach in order to improve time to market and fulfil business needs
Drive change activities in different environments in order to secure functionality and availability
Deliver tests, performance analysis, configuration management and creation of functional/feature specifications to improve the IKEA.com product and service delivery
Continuously explore and evaluate new technologies in order to boost innovation and productivity for optimization/modifications to the current design and development productivity
Provide support and guidance as needed to consumers and other engineers encouraging good practices
Develop and adopting different engineering patterns in the knowledge graph product development but also in digital capability area
A few more details for you
This position is full-time (40 hours per week) and is located Delft, Netherlands. Some travel will be required.
Please send your application – CV in English latest Friday 13th Oct 2023. We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you want to work at IKEA and why you would be a good fit for this role.
In this role you will be reporting to the Software Engineering Manager.
We always recruit based on values, competence, potential and diversity. We will prioritize co-workers employed in Inter IKEA Systems BV, Inter IKEA Services BV, Inter IKEA Systems Service AB and Inter IKEA.