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Solution Owner - Advanced Analytics/Data Science/Machine Learning, Business Steering

Älmhult, Kronoberg Business & Consumer Insights & Analytics Full Time

Job description

Company description

IKEA is about making things better. All the way from the factory floors to the homes of the many people. We have a passion for renewing and improving things. This is part of our DNA. But how do we know what’s better or what to improve? By unleashing the full potential of data about and around products. It is about taking quicker and better decisions with facts as a base - going from a reactive way of working to a more proactive and prescriptive way of working - enabling people to focus on value adding tasks. We need to start somewhere as change is happening fast. Machine learning and other advanced analytics tools have a learning curve, the more we practice, the better we get. It’s about exploiting opportunities where we have data now and exploring areas where more data can be captured and drive value and where we need to build new capabilities. We are now concentrating resources in a central function for building up capabilities and competence within advanced analytics.

Come join us as our next Solution Owner within Advanced analytics!


Job description

Welcome to the opportunity of a lifetime – the chance to create and influence IKEA advanced analytics environment and be part of building it from the ground and up!

We are creating a small team to enhance our advanced analytics capabilities and setting up a process to support agile development. Think on-your-feet DevOps in a petabyte environment.

The new platform will be in the sweet spot between the traditional data warehouse and our frontend visualisation tools, including QlikView and Qlik Sense. You will work in a highly collaborative team to devise solutions to real business problems, bringing your skills and ideas into every discussion.

As a Solution Owner you will:

  • be responsible for our advanced analytics platform.
  • model, and develop code, scripts, and data pipelines that leverage structured and unstructured data.
  • extract, transform, upload data to our advanced analytics platform.
  • collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders.

Qualification

We believe our next colleague have vast experience in R and Python for advanced analytics as well as machine learning, data implementation projects on-premises, in the cloud and in hybrid setups. It’s likely that you’ve previously worked as a data engineer, data scientist, solution owner or similar. If you have worked with Teradata vantage/aster, spark, databricks or other modern open source tools for integration, data management,  you have an advantage. 

Of course you share our values, not only by thought but also clearly mirrored in how you carry them out in your everyday life. To learn about what it means, please explore more here; https://en-global-jobs.about.ikea.com/lifeatikea.


More Information

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Solution Team Leader Advanced Analytics Niklas Skarstam, +46 723 527 378. 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.

Please send your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English by March 31st 2019. 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.

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