Senior (Frontend) Software Engineer, Fulfilment Configuration, Order Promise, Group Digital
WHO YOU ARE
We are looking for passionate Senior Engineers who strive for engineering excellence and excel in changing environments. You are excited about software architecture, modern technologies (cloud native, global scale), innovative ways of working (cross-functional, autonomous, agility) and you want to be part in 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, using them to champion new methods, digital systems and processes to improve performance. On the same side you are happy to share your knowledge and help everyone around you to grow as individual Engineers and strong engineering teams.
Being a successful Senior (frontend) Software Engineer, you have advanced training in computer science or equivalent experience gained through keeping up with current best practices in your areas of expertise. In addition, you have demonstrable experience of working in a changing, agility focused and DevOps-minded environment; you thrive on taking full responsibility for the products and the customer experience. To enable others, you are energized by delivering high quality software with a focus on the surrounding ecosystems, democratic data and smart infrastructure. These build the resilient foundations which is all part of our Technology strategy.
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 :
We believe a healthy and flexible life balance is important, so together we will strive to create a work environment where you feel in control of your life balance, can be yourself, grow and excel in both your personal and professional life.
As Senior Software Engineer, your main accountabilities will include:
•being accountable for delivering quality software reliably, safely and quickly into production, whilst understanding the customer impact and experience of your contribution
•working in an autonomous team and across the capability areas, contributing to the development and maintenance of products and solutions, community practices at the core of your delivery
•being an active part in our product development, sparring with product owners and business specialists
•applying and adhering to good software engineering practices (, TDD, BDD, continuous integration, automation, pair programming, code reviews) within an agility focused iterative development approach
•feeling very much at home in different ecosystems and programming environments like the JVM, Java/Kotlin, Node/Typescript, Python, GCP, cloud native Microservices, 12 factor app, Serverless, Event-Architectures
•Identifying with your team the right tool for the job responsibly. You can choose many options and at the same time keep the needs of your and accompanying teams in mind
•helping multiple teams to align on cross cutting concerns and figure out the optimal way to compose our frontend so our users get the feeling of ‘one application’
•guide decisions about used frontend technologies in a lateral environment with respect to other teams needs and knowledge.
•helping to identify, collect, automate and use the right data points to improve our overall software engineering process, as well as helping with business measures to improve our digital products.
•providing support and guidance as needed to other engineers within your development team, encouraging good practices as well as creating an environment based on psychological safety
•contributing 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 excellence in your team and beyond
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 modern 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.