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Lead Software developer, IKEA Planning Experience (IPEX) Inter IKEA Systems, Core Business Franchise

Malmö, Skåne County - Explore location Engineering & Technology Full Time

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IKEA is preparing for the future. Do you want to be part of creating it?

The world is changing and the IKEA business is changing with it. For IKEA though, one thing will always remain the same ─ our vision to create a better everyday life for the many people. We will strengthen and develop competences in order to meet the needs and dreams of the many people around the world and to be accessible, wherever and whenever they wish to meet IKEA.

About Inter IKEA Systems and Core Business Franchise
Inter IKEA Systems B.V. is the franchisor and the owner of the IKEA Concept, including the IKEA trademarks. In Core Business Franchise we are responsible for the IKEA strategic framework and keeping it together through an IKEA Concept which is updated, relevant, implemented and followed-up together with all IKEA trademark users.

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. 


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 a 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 software developers supporting and sharing knowledge between each other.

To be successful in this role

You enjoy creating solutions that are playful and intuitive. You are driven by creating value for our customers and co-workers. You are curious and coding is your passion. You do mistakes sometimes that keep you evolving and learning as you are not afraid to find new ways to solve a challenging task together with your colleagues.

You have a great interest and proven track record in creating great solutions/ experiences for users and you understand how future technologies and trends can improve customer and co-worker experiences throughout the product lifecycle. You have lead tech teams before and bring solid leadership experience.

You bring extensive experience and knowledge in software development, with a focus on the frontend. 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 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


More Information

Inter IKEA Systems offers an exciting work environment in a global marketplace with exceptional opportunities to grow and develop together with us. You will be part of a flexible, values-driven and open organisation and get the opportunity to work with a fantastic brand! This is a full time position (40 hours per week). The role is based in Malmö, Sweden.

Please send your application in English by 15 October. We will assess and interview candidates continuously as the applications come in and the position could be filled before 15 October.

If you have questions about the vacancy, please contact Annie Fridén (annie.friden@inter.ikea.com)