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

Job description


We are looking for a passionate Software Engineer who strives for engineering excellence and excels in constantly changing environments. You are excited about software architecture, modern technologies (PaaS offerings & Cloud native technologies), innovative ways of working (cross-functional, autonomous, agile) and you want to take part in shaping the future of IKEA!

As a person you have a proven ability to develop high quality digital services using and applying good practices. You have a curious nature, and actively acquire new knowledge and skills, using them to champion new methods and processes to improve performance. On the same side you are happy to share your knowledge and help everyone around you to grow as individual engineers and strong engineering teams.

You will become part of the Database Platform Services team to contribute to the modernization of the area. We are on a journey to assist our consumers with shifting from traditional database hosting infrastructure into scalable, modern and cloud-like solutions that help improve the business objectives.

The IKEA culture and values are very much a part of our business and day to day work life. For you to thrive and grow with IKEA it’s important for us that you share our values! You can read more regarding our values and life at IKEA on our website or just watch this video:
We believe a healthy and flexible life balance is important, so together we will strive to create a work environment where you feel in control of your life balance, can be yourself, grow and excel in both your personal and professional life.

At IKEA, we welcome all dimensions of diversity. A diverse and inclusive workplace is good for our co-workers, for our customers and for our business. Working with differences helps us grow both as individuals and as an organization. ... Simply put, we believe the uniqueness of every individual makes IKEA better!

To succeed as Systems Engineer you have:

• 3-5 years’ experience in software development.

• Knowledge of Rest API design and development using NodeJS & Django Framework

• Experience of Building frontend web services using JavaScripts e.g., React.

• Experience Backend development in cloud environment– Java, Python.

• Knowledge of functional and automated testing, experience with CI/CD tooling.

• Experience working with Identify & Access management, Auth0 and OAuth2 solutions.

• Knowledge of DevOps tools and methods.

• Container experience and basic Kubernetes concepts.

Meriting skills include:

• Zero Trust Architecture

• Working with public cloud providers, Google primarily but Azure also meriting


As a Software Engineer in Database Platform Services, you will be part of highly skilled engineering team, responsible for building cloud-like database (Oracle, PostgreSQL, MS-SQL, MongoDB etc.) hosting services. Your responsibility area would be to develop software code for frontend and backend webservices using JavaScript frameworks, Python and Java tec, developing REST APIs for infra delivery and automations.

Among many tasks you will:

• Develop, run and maintain high-quality code of the assigned Product or Service using the right toolsets required in order to meet consumer expectations on the delivery

• Develop high-quality software design and architecture in accordance with good practices and agreed standards, such as Ingka Software Security Directives, to ensure delivery according to requirements and compliance

• Work in agile teams across areas, contributing to the development and maintenance of Products and Services

• Apply and promote good software engineering practices, including continuous integration and delivery, within an agile/iterative development approach in order to improve time to market and fulfill business needs.

• Drive change activities in different environments in order to secure functionality and availability

• Deliver tests, performance analysis, configuration management and creation of functional/feature specifications to improve the Product/Service delivery

• Continuously explore and evaluate new technologies in order to boost innovation and productivity for optimisation/modifications to the current design and development productivity

• Provide support and guidance as needed to consumers and other engineers encouraging good practices.

• Develop different engineering patterns for different types of Products and Services by working across initiatives within Ingka.


Group Digital set the digital agenda to keep IKEA leading in an uncertain and fast-moving environment. We drive the development, provision and operation of our digital products and services through the use of new and existing technology and agile delivery methods to deliver at pace. At the same time, we provide a home for digital skills to both develop and extend the technical, people and business skills needed to ensure continuous development and growth of our digital capability.


The position is located in Älmhult or Helsingborg, Sweden.
If you have any questions about the role, please reach out to Dinesh Adhikari, Engineering Manager – Database Platform Services at

Please also note that we do only handle applications in English and no applications coming in by email.

You might have some questions about the recruitment process, and we are more than happy to answer those! Feel free to connect with the recruitment specialist