Cloud Software Engineer | IKEA Home smart

  • Älmhult, Sweden
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Business Area (BA) IKEA Home smart you will join an amazing group of talented, passionate people with an entrepreneurial mind-set who are set on democratizing the smart home. We develop smart products to enable a smarter life at home for people all over the world. We are curious and passionate about creating solutions that solve real-life problems and help people realize their dreams. All on their terms. Because we believe everyone deserves a smart home. To succeed, we look for new ways of integrating technology and digital solutions into furniture and life at home. We explore opportunities throughout the home and we work closely together with other Business Areas to both drive transformation of the existing range and develop new smart products to attract new customers to IKEA. We’re still at the beginning – there is lots more to come.

Job Description

Do you want to join our journey of creating a seamless customer experience and making our smart home products and solutions available and accessible for the many people around the globe?

We are currently building the next generation of the IKEA Home smart eco-system with our mobile application, cloud & backend services, and embedded systems. Right now, we are strengthening our teams with Cloud Software Engineers who are ready to take the IKEA Home smart products to the next level. As a Cloud Software Engineer you will focus on developing and enhancing our IKEA Home smart backend cloud services. You will be part of an agile team, that consists of 5 to 8 Software Engineers, continuously delivering high quality software code and also adapting existing.

Typical tasks in your role:

  • Cross-team collaboration between app, cloud & backend, and embedded systems
  • Bringing in third party open source tools as needed
  • Contributing to setting up the organization and ways of working
  • Prototyping new ideas, both individually and across teams (we love prototyping!)


We are looking for you who are a curious, driven and solution oriented team player. You are highly motivated and know how to build global, large scale, event-driven cloud native backend solutions on Amazon Web Services. Your skills in Node.JS  and Python are excellent. You have experience working with transfer protocol standards such as MQTT, data interchange formats (ex. JSON, YAML, XML), encryption protocols (ex. TLS/DTLS) and OAuth2 authorization framework. Apart from this, you know how to work with AWS services. Previous you´ve been working with systems built on using a micro service architecture.  You´ve a great interest in developing based on agile principles and you are energized of being part of a dynamic environment where the entrepreneurial spirit is high! 

Additional Information

Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English. For more information regarding our recruitment process, please contact [email protected] We are looking forward to meeting you soon!

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