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Software Engineer - Digital Product Development

Älmhult, Kronoberg County - Explore location IT & Digital Solutions Full Time

Job description

Company description

IKEA of Sweden, IoS, is responsible for developing the IKEA range and making it available to stores and customers all over the world. At IKEA of Sweden you will work in a company with endless opportunities to develop in different operational areas and countries.

Help us assemble our digital product development landscape for the future! 
We have an exciting time ahead of us where new technology will enable IKEA to leap-frog into a digital era where 3D visualisation and digital assets enable and accelerate our digital product development. We are rethinking our 3D capability and tools, challenging existing patterns and embracing new approaches.

We are looking for a Software Engineer to the Digital Product Development (DPD) team within Process & IT Tools, Range and Product Development

Do you have good communication skills, both verbally and in writing?

Do you easily build relationships and trust with people?

Do you have an interest in new technology?

Do you find it inspiring to build new solutions?

Do you have great motivation and energy to make changes?

Do you describe complex things in a simple and comprehensive way?

If this is “you”, then continue reading and reflect on how you, with all your experience, knowledge and capabilities, will contribute as a Software Engineer in our team.

We’re looking forward to your application!

Job description

You will be part of the Digital Product Development team within Process and IT Tools in Range and Product Development. As we are currently building up the team, you will also be able to contribute and influence the way forward.  As a team member, you will secure that the Digital Product Development tool runs smoothly for all users, develop new and improve existing features and also working closely with exploration projects around the Digital Product Development tool.  In other words, you will be part of securing a great end-to-end delivery of the digital tool. Do you want to contribute to how IKEA works digitally in the product development area?

In the role you will:

  • Collaborate with the product owner to understand business and user needs.
  • Design, deliver and verify the optimal technical solutions.
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation.
  • Continuously benchmark and analyse digital tool performance.
  • Work with solution roadmap and lifecycle management.

You will be a part of an exciting development agenda for the area, while IKEA is rethinking the very core of how we develop our products.


As a Software Engineer you need to have skillset around:

  • Docker and skills related to orchestration technology, service discovery and traffic routing.
  • RethinkDB (NoSQL), Elasticsearch, Thinkbox Deadline, RabbitMQ.
  • Insight into render farm management.
  • Linux environments.
  • Web development & web stack experience, Javascript / Typescript.
  • Understanding of cloud architecture.

More Information

Sounds interesting?

IKEA is a world leader in the home furnishing business. We are a values-driven company with a passion for life at home. Our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. Our operations include developing and supplying the global IKEA product range, including a range of IKEA food offers.

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

Please note that we have extraordinary times in the world during Covid-19, which means that we are currently working remotely.

Sounds interesting? We look forward to receiving your application, in English!