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Senior-/Systems Engineer within Travel, People Domain, Group Digital

Helsingborg, Sweden - Explore location IT & Digital Solutions Full Time

Job description



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”.

In People Management subdomain you will be part of an amazing team who will support and guide you in your new role. In this position, we are looking for a passionate and motivated Senior-/Software Engineer who are excited to use technology to make everyday life better for our IKEA co-workers and have fun doing it. To achieve our collective IKEA mission of making everyday life better for the many people, we in People Domain believe we achieve that by making our co-workers life better by providing them with state-of-the art IT solutions to do their jobs.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
In the capability area for Meet & Travel we work very close to our friends in People & Culture (HR) optimizing our travel solutions for IKEA co-workers. We are connected to our Travel Agencies, Online Booking Tool and Travel Risk solutions and collaborating with our 3rd party vendors.

We are a small Engineering Team with our own Integration platform built on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) which has replaced former B2B integrations with external vendors. Engineering tasks involve being hands-on developer as well as having the architectural perspective for the solutions. We constantly upgrade our external integrations with SaaS applications in alignment with the IKEA technical roadmap.

We are currently moving away from traditional file transfers of data with vendors instead focusing on using APIs in our integrations and thereby adhering to the Cloud First Strategy. Major skill set and technologies in our work are Solution Designing, Google Cloud, Java, Node JS and Python.

As Systems Engineer your required competencies and expectations will include:
•Several years of experience from working with programming is required, as well as applying and adhering to good software engineering practices
•Experienced with Architectural concepts and driving the architectural perspective for our solutions
•Focus on enhancing the data integration between our GCP data hubs and Travel
•Being committed in ensuring deadlines are met and deliverables meet the required functionality and quality
•Taking responsibility in cooperation and aligning key stakeholders within Ingka and vendors to develop product/service design and technical roadmaps
•Ability to clearly and concisely communicate, both verbal and written, with stakeholders in Business and IT
•Ability to advise and support other members of the team
•Building an own understanding of our purpose and values and explores opportunities for impact
•Understands how daily work contributes to the priorities of the team and the business
•Demonstrates strong commitment to personal learning and development
Good to have:
•Previous knowledge and an interest in travel solution area

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
We believe these keywords are a good fit for personality traits such as: Honesty, Driven, Leadership, Communicative, Positive, Responsible and take ownership, Structured, Solution-oriented, Results and delivery focused, Holistic, With an eye for detail, Team player, Independent and Driven by IKEA values.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER
•Great values and culture with an emphasis on togetherness
•A workplace where you can be yourself
•Equal pay (Our salaries are set independently of race, gender, age or other individual characteristics)
•Continuous learning on the job as well as taking part of structured trainings
•World’s greatest colleagues

TOGETHER AS A TEAM
You are passionate about delivery of high-quality software and motivated by continuously developing and enhancing self and others in programming skills and staying at the frontier of modern tools and technologies. You are energized by working both independently and in cross-functional teams. You are also motivated by working agile and being open to the changes and by sharing and living the IKEA culture and values.

LET’S START OUR JOURNEY TOGETHER!
The role is based in Helsingborg, Sweden.

If you have any questions about the position, please reach out to hiring manager, Pernilla Hecktor at pernilla.hecktor@ikea.ingka.com. If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please reach out to tech recruiter, Vefa Andersson at vefa.andersson@ingka.com.

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

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.