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Cloud Software Engineer - IKEA Home smart

Älmhult, Kronoberg IT & Digital Solutions Full Time

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IKEA Range & Supply has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA stores with home furnishing solutions available to the many people. Each year IKEA Range & Supply introduces 2,000 new products in the IKEA stores. The total range is almost 10,000 products.

Job description

IKEA Home smart is growing!
And we are looking for Cloud Software Engineers.

Do you want to be part of a passionate team that works with the latest and greatest technology? Sitting in the middle of the Swedish forest, with the possibility to influence the whole of the smart home industry; welcome to IKEA Home smart!

IKEA has decided to become a global leader in the area of the smart home. We are all about meaningful innovation, not creating gadgets. We always start from people’s dreams and needs in life at home, developing an offer that is relevant and affordable for the many people. Like everything we do within IKEA, but now in the field of technology!

IKEA Home smart is a new Business Area within the Range & Supply organization, responsible to develop and make the entire IKEA range available to stores and customers all over the world. Within the organizational responsibilities lie the design, development, sourcing, supply and steering of a unique, competitive and efficient range of smart products and digital solutions.

We are just getting started, are you ready to join us?

About the job
As a Cloud Software Engineer, you will work on our cloud solution, developing high-quality software code or using and adapting existing solutions for use in our IKEA Home smart ecosystem. You’ll work in our agile product development teams, close to our suppliers, taking our latest learnings and customer feedback into account. As Cloud Software Engineer, you’ll create software right by design, meaning that you’ll create code with quality, testability and security in mind. That is important since you’ll operate and maintain your own code!

As Cloud Software Engineer you are responsible for: 
•    Applying industry standards for software engineering that support development, maintenance and rapid, continuous software deliveries;
•    Delivering tested, ready to be deployed and well maintainable code that supports and enables business needs according to the agreed planning and budget;
•    Following defined architectural principles, security requirements, rules, best practices, guidelines and interoperability requirements. To which you will proactively contribute as well;
•    Working closely together with other software engineers and functions to produce all required design documentation and ensure that solutions work together and fulfil business needs.


You bring with you:
•    Relevant experience from the IoT/Electronics/Software Industry;
•    Capabilities and experience in developing and maintaining software in the following programming languages; Javascript (Node.js) and Python;
•    Experience in building modern event-driven cloud native backend solutions on AWS;
•    Strong knowledge about transfer protocol standards such as MQTT, data interchange formats (ex. JSON, XML) and encryption protocols (ex. TLS/DTLS);
•    Experience with AWS services such as AWS IoT, Lambda, Cognito and DynamoDB is a strong merit;
•    Knowledge about agile development methods and experienced in using continuous integration and automated deployment tools and methods;
•    Capability to have a holistic view across the different technology domains.

You are:
•    Passionate about creating innovative solutions and great user experience in the area of smart homes;
•    Driven and able to develop software and products right from the beginning;
•    Experienced and motivated in working in a rapidly changing environment; 
•    A solution-oriented team player, curious about new technologies and open to learning more about embedded and app coding, so you are able support across our full Home smart ecosystem;
•    Someone with high entrepreneurial drive, stretching boundaries, challenging what already exists and always striving to develop better products and solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations.

More Information

The position is located in Älmhult, Sweden. Älmhult has commuting possibilities with hourly trains to Malmö, Lund and Växjö and an IKEA shuttle bus back and forth to Helsingborg three times a day.

If you have any questions about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact recruitment specialist Johanna Hansson +46 (0)73 376 1744.

We are looking forward to your application! Please submit your CV and motivational letter in English today latest 9th February.