Software developers | IKEA Planning Experience Programme | Retail Experience | Core Business Franchise

  • Malmö, Sweden
  • Full-time

Company Description

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.

We are looking for people who have experience from diverse retail organizations and/or other parts of the value chain ─ from supply to product design, development to manufacturing and everything in between. We offer a unique opportunity to develop a holistic view of the IKEA business. When you grow, IKEA grows too. Do you want to contribute?

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.

 

Job Description

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

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

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.

Our customers should experience an inspiring, fun, simple and rewarding planning journey based on their needs and preferences. Our co-workers and service partners should experience a fun, efficient and unbroken sales process.

The solutions and capabilities we develop are an integral part of the entire seamless buying and selling experience and a key contributor to converting visitors into happy customers and to engaging with our customers from the start. Utilizing data around and about our products to create more personalized experiences is an integral part of the work we do.

IPEX deliver solutions to all IKEA retailers spanning over 50 markets and over 400 stores. All solutions are made to help customers in all customer meetings, from a mobile phone to the largest IKEA store in the world.

Being a Software developer in the IPEX team

As a 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.

Your first assignment will be will be connected to creating Kitchen planning experiences, where you´ll be working with a pipeline and a product which handles aggregated product data together with 3D assets. The orchestration is a spark based serverless pipeline sectioned in multiple regions. The product itself is browser native as a part of a suite of services within an online offer.

Qualifications

To be successful in this role

Coding is your passion. You enjoy creating solutions that are playful and intuitive, are scalable and maintainable together with a team. You are curious and innovative and enjoy solving challenges. You have a great interest and proven track record in creating great solutions/ experiences for users and understanding how new technologies can improve customer and co-worker experiences. Maybe you work or have worked with developing computer games.

Ideally you also have strong interest in home furnishing and people’s everyday life at home, experience from and a good understanding of customer and co-worker needs in the buying and selling process. You are interested in current and future digital technology trends and how they can contribute to solve business and customer/ co-worker needs.

You need to have:

  • Very good knowledge of Javascript (ES6)

  • Very good knowledge of CSS/SCSS

  • Very good knowledge of React

  • Very good knowledge of NodeJS

  • Good knowledge of AWS

  • Good knowledge regarding Serverless

  • Good knowledge of Jest (or other unit testing framework)

  • Some knowledge of Selenium (or other framework like it)

  • Some experience working with micro services

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.

Additional Information

It is a full time position (40h/week). Travel will be required. The position is located in Malmö. 

Please send your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English by 15th April 2020. If you have questions about the recruitment process, please contact Gregor Podlewski, HR generalist for IKEA Retail Experience.

We will assess and interview candidates continuously as the applications come in.

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