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Senior Software Engineer

Älmhult, Kronoberg IT & Digital Solutions Full Time

Job description

Company description

IKEA of Sweden, or IoS, is responsible for developing the IKEA range and making it available to stores and customers all over the world. IoS is based in Älmhult – the heart of IKEA and the center of IKEA range development.

Range & Product Development shall enable outstanding customer value through world class capabilities in design, engineering, innovation and range and product management to strengthen all parts of democratic design. Processes & IT Tools´ (a part of Range & Product Development) assignment is to lead the development and implementation of relevant and user friendly processes and IT solutions in connection to range and product development.

We have an exciting time a head of us where new technology will enable new business opportunities. We come from a system landscape that has served IKEA well but it needs to be modernized. Old digital tools needs to be changed to new. Old patterns needs to be challenged. New patterns needs to be embraced.

To build the digital landscape of the future we are looking for a senior Software Engineer to the Sales Collaboration team within Process & IT Tools, Range and Product Development

Job description

Do you want to improve how IKEA works with digital tools in the commercial area?
Do you have good communication skills, both verbally and in writing? 
Do you easily build relations and trust with people? 
Do you have an interest in new technology? 
Do you find it inspiring to build new technical solutions? 
Do you have great motivation to make a change and do you have a bunch of energy to spread in your surroundings?                                                                                   
Do you describe complex things in a simple and comprehensive way                             
Do you have the right mindset?

If this is “you”, then continue reading and reflect in your application how you, with your experience, knowledge and capabilities, will contribute as a Senior Software Engineer in our team. We’re looking forward to your application! 

In the role you will:

  • Analyze requirements, design technical solutions and implement decided solution
  • Develop and maintain digital tools in different technologies to secure delivery on the incoming needs
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation
  • Continuously benchmark and analyze on digital tool performance
  • Work with solution roadmap and lifecycle management
  • Work together with the product owner leading the technical agenda for a set of digital tools and also being part an agile team (outsourced)


As a Senior Software Engineer you need to have skillset around:

  • Solution Architecture, having ability to design the architecture
  • Experience in DB development (Oracle, Mongodb)
  • Skilled in building full stack applications (frontend/backend)
  • Microsoft .Net

You will be part of the Product Communication and Sales Collaboration team within Process and IT Tools in Range and Product Development, which today consists of 9 co-workers. As a team member in our team you will focus on architecture and development within Sales Collaboration, which today consists of 3 digital tools. You will lead the design and architecture, setting frameworks in place for an agile development team that today is outsourced. You will also being part of the team, developing the digital tools.

You will be a part of an exciting development agenda for the area, while IKEA is rethinking the very core of how we manage product information.

More Information

We work in an international environment which could lead to some travelling but primary location for this assignment is Älmhult

Sounds interesting? Submit your application in English as soon as possible however not later than 2020-01-24. Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, which means that we may close the application process earlier than stated if we find the right candidate

You will report to Solution Team Leader Patrik Ranhed.

If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Specialist Jonas Levin at +46 72 886 53 84