Why should you join IKEA?
At IKEA, you’re welcome no matter where you come from, what you believe, and what you look like. We don’t even care how you have furnished your home. We’re interested in you simply because you’re you. Our different views, backgrounds, and personalities make us better understand our customers, give us more fun at work and spark more and better ideas. Working at IKEA is a unique opportunity to contribute to our vision to create a better everyday life for the many people.
You are invited to join exciting area of Planning & Forecasting (Business Insights). Here we help shape IKEA's future by providing meaningful insights in terms of short- and long-term financial planning and support IKEA’s journey to become a true omnichannel retailer. We manage and develop several digital products to provide insights for IKEA expansion and market penetration process, set the monthly goals and forecasts across global IKEA units. Our products are even used by the supervisory board of IKEA to enable decision making.
We are looking for you to lead engineering agenda in our team developing products with great value to steer our business. Together we have a glorious future ahead of us and see a potential growth in the capability area in the coming years, with focus to simplify and improve the ways of working for our many co-workers and introduce predictive forecasting. We are a small team based in south of Sweden, Malmö and Helsingborg, but a mix of local and remote work is not a problem.
WHY WE WILL LOVE YOU
Through your previous experience you know how to build and grow agile software engineering teams, as well as develop an engineering culture allowing continuous learning through mistakes and innovation. You should know what it takes to develop, run, monitor, and support digital products or services based on a mix of on-premises and public cloud infrastructure. You care about compliance, automation, scalability, resilience, and data quality and how that impacts the product life cycle. You should also have an interest in keeping up with the latest advancements in DevOps and Agile ways of working.
We expect you to have following knowledge / experience:
•Team leadership and coaching of a high-performing, multi-disciplined and autonomous team. Experience to set the strategic direction for an area and manage senior stakeholders across organization.
•Extensive knowledge of software engineering practices including Behavior Driven Development, Test Driven Development, test automation, DevOps, code versioning, using industry standard toolsets (Jira, Confluence, GitHub).
•Proven education in information technology, computer science or any engineering equivalent.
•Minimum 5 years of experience as software engineer with experience/knowledge in various tech stacks, prior to taking leadership roles.
•Budget & Planning tools (preferably IBM Planning Analytics) including Designing cubes and stored procedures to enable business logic and rules.
•Corporate Performance Management and/or Financial Planning & Analysis.
•Good knowledge of the IKEA Concept, brand identity and IKEA Culture & values.
It will be beneficial if you have worked with:
•Exposing data to data mesh Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
•ETL from the planning tools with the use of python scripts and SQL.
•Planning & Budgeting tools like: Anaplan, Jedox, SAP BPC & SAP Analytics Cloud.
• Recruit, lead and develop a multi-cultural team of software & system engineers to implement, evolve, support, and own software and system components to Group Digital quality standards following DevOps principles.
• Be accountable for technical delivery of one or multiple products. Provide technical domain knowledge, architectural leadership and coach the teams in high class standards for software engineering and operations. Help the team drive a cloud first agenda, adhere to modern software engineering principles, utilize the proper tools, enable automation for the specified business outcomes.
• Work closely with the assigned product owners and all groups within the Digital Technology organization to support the overarching product owner’s roadmap.
• Secure that product teams are resourced with the right level and standard of engineers, Manage all technical resources and capacity plans within budget.
Questions and support? Let's connect!
The role is based in Helsingborg, Sweden and you will report to Insights & Safeguarding, Product Engineering Manager (Group Digital). If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please reach out to IT Recruiter, Vefa Andersson at email@example.com. We will be interviewing continuously and are looking forward to your application!
Due to data privacy (GDPR) we can’t review any applications coming to us in other ways than through our recruitment program.
Studies show that members of underrepresented communities don’t apply for jobs unless they’re 100% “qualified”. If this is part of why you hesitate to apply, we would like you to reconsider and give it a chance. Maybe your profile fits our needs much better than you think. We look forward to receiving your application.
From: “Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They’re 100% Qualified” by Tara Sophia Mohr, August 2014”
We’re the ones who make it possible for people to have a smarter life at home and a hassle-free and rewarding shopping experience. Together we work to find new digital solutions for every business need to help make IKEA a great and efficient place to work. We like to think of ourselves as innovative and modern, and we believe that nothing would actually work without us.