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Lead Software Developer | Core Business Franchise

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

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Company description

At IKEA, we aim to make healthy and sustainable choices affordable and accessible for all. To make that happen, we need people with imagination. People who know that everyone has a right to feel at home. People who share our vision of a better everyday life. Together we’ll innovate the future of life at home through data, technology, retail and home furnishing know-how. We need future architects, down-to-earth data scientists, unboxed engineers, cyber guardians, common sense makers and more! Are you one of them?

Job description

As a Lead Software Developer in the IPEX team, you will be part of creating solutions that enable customers to design any space in their homes and businesses and configure home furnishing solutions digitally, exploring and utilizing different technologies and approaches. You will work on our entire technology stack, with the main focus on frontend.

You will work closely together with the Product Owner to secure the technical requirements and that they are aligned with the overall IPEX technical roadmap. You will work linked to a chapter with other Lead Developers supporting and sharing knowledge with each other.


You embrace this global working environment and everything that comes with it. You bring extensive experience in software development and a true passion for coding. You are fully familiar with and have experience working agile and DevOps. You enjoy an agile and iterative, yet structured way of working and achieving results together with a team in a flexible environment, but also have a strong individual drive to deliver high-quality results on time. 

You have a great interest and proven track record in creating great experiences for users and you understand how future technologies and trends can improve customer and co-worker experiences throughout the product lifecycle. You have led tech teams before and bring solid leadership experience. You have great communication and networking skills and are fluent in written and spoken English.

In the team, we are mostly working with the following languages, techniques and frameworks: Javascript, Kotlin, WebGL, NodeJS, React, AWS, Azure, Java, Git, DevOps, NPM

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About IKEA Planning Experience (IPEX)
The goal of IPEX - IKEA Planning experience is to support and empower customers to find their personal best home furnishing solutions. We run and develop digital solutions used by customers and co-workers enabling them to design homes and home furnishing solutions for the entire IKEA range for all IKEA retailers. Part of our portfolio are planning solutions for Kitchens, Bathrooms, Storage solutions, Beds... Our next big step ahead will be to enable customers to design their full homes.

IPEX delivers solutions to all IKEA retailers spanning over 50 markets worldwide and over 400 stores and IKEAs digital channels. All solutions are made to help customers and co-workers in all customer meetings, from a mobile phone to the largest IKEA store in the world. 

Another thing fuelling our success is our values-based culture. While we are unique individuals with endless differences, something we share is our commitment to lead by example, work together, find better ways and to get things done. We believe in life-long learning, where we all play a part in helping each other (and our business) grow. 

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This role is full-time and based in Malmö.