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Senior Software Engineer Java or Kotlin, Delivery & Services, Group Digital

Helsingborg, Skåne County - Explore location IT & Digital Solutions Full Time

Job description


HEJ! (Swedish for Hi)

We, Antonio, Fabio, Diego, and André are Engineering Managers within the Delivery and Services subdomain in Ingka Digital (IKEA). Our subdomain is responsible for managing the delivery and services partners' work within the last steps of the customer buying journey. Simply said, that includes checking the availability of delivery companies, execution of the delivery and additional services (like assembly of furniture), and the payment of the partner.


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. Perhaps your unique take on something could lead to a great idea that creates a better everyday life for the many people.

You will be part of an agile product team that aims to deliver best-in-class software to our customers (that can be IKEA co-workers, the IKEA customer or our suppliers). You share our vision of becoming the world’s leading multichannel home furnishing retailer and you believe good software is an essential ingredient in achieving that vision. We believe you have a great understanding of what simplicity and togetherness mean. You know when to take and give responsibility for what needs to be done. You care about your team and its software, and you continuously push for improvements in quality and speed. Together we will design, develop, deploy, release, and run our applications.


Background in Computer Science or Software Engineering.

Extensive knowledge of Java (10+ years) and/or Kotlin (3+ years)

Substantial knowledge and experience with Kafka, Solace, or any other event-driven technologies

Strong understanding of microservices and cloud-native technology, and you have experience with designing and creating the architecture of new platforms from scratch


Working with relevant frameworks like Quarkus

Defining and publishing APIs – API 1st mindset, REST API design

Working with GitHub, Kubernetes, Terraform, Vault and Docker

Designing data models in SQL and no-SQL databases

Defining, implementing, and monitoring KPIs to detect potential improvements on our services

Creating, maintaining, and improving the performance of CI/CD pipelines

Collaborating with Frontend Engineers to integrate our coworker-facing elements

Part of a DevOps and Agile team, working closely with multiple product teams


You will be part of a global company with a great culture and an inspiring vision “to create a better everyday life for the many people” for customers, but also for our co-workers and the people who work at our suppliers/partners.

Some of the perks that we offer:

 A great workplace in Helsingborg with breakfast every day and healthy snacks available for free and, obviously, furnished with IKEA furniture. A place where you can be yourself!

Proper gear for you to do your job (high-end mac or windows laptop and an iOS or android phone)

A balance between work from home and work from the office that fits your life and your team’s needs

Co-worker discount at IKEA stores

Opportunity to put your mark in the transformation of IKEA

Continuous learning with our 80/20 rule. 80% working on a product 20% working on yourself. We will provide you with Coursera and Pluralsight accounts


 The role is based in Helsingborg, Sweden.

Let’s Connect

Studies show that members of underrepresented communities don’t apply for jobs unless they’re 100% “qualified”. If this is part of the reason you hesitate to apply, we 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”

If you have any questions about the position, please reach out to Diego Lopez Osuna at, Fabio Fonseca at, Antonio Calvo Perello at, or André Baudeau at

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please reach out to Batool Malik at

Please note that we will be interviewing continuously. We look forward to hearing from you!

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.