Software Engineer - Java

  • Älmhult, Sweden
  • Full-time

Company Description

What if you could inspire to make everyday life just a little bit better? 

The answer is simple: You can. This is what motivates us at IKEA. We’re constantly searching to find new ways to be better. We use insights from real life at home all over the world, learning about the needs and dreams of people. We use our home furnishing knowledge to help inspire people with ideas and solutions that will help them live the life they want. 

At IKEA Marketing & Communications AB, we are people-centric, have a passion for making great stuff, and we aim to be the best communication partner for the whole of IKEA. We work closely and together with our colleagues across IKEA, creating state-of-the-art communication at the lowest price. Located in Älmhult, Sweden, we are melting pot of many different nationalities and cultures. Because to make things better for the many, we want to involve people from all parts of the world. Nonetheless, we never forget our Swedish heritage that forms the backbone of who we are today. 

We are on the lookout for passionate doers, idea makers, creative thinkers - people who want to find answers to everyday problems in people’s lives, for society and the planet. 

Job Description

We are looking for capable engineers who can go across the stack and various technologies, learn quickly, and contribute to solving complex problems. Ideally, you will have knowledge of platform/cloud technologies and distributed systems. We’re looking for senior backend engineers that are passionate about coding and automation that want to help shape the future of IMC. 


  • Experience in software development, preferably backend 

  • Familiar with the product technical lifecycle 

  • Java, spring boot, SQL, Azure, Docker 

  • Experience in the DevOps/agile way of working 

  • Enjoy solving problems and create efficiency in the development 

  • Write testable and well-documented code 

  • Want to work in a team 

  • Self-development skills to keep up to date with fast-changing trends 

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

Please send your application – CV and motivation letter, in English - by August 14th. Please note that we are continuously interviewing candidates and may close the ad earlier.   

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, reach out to People and Culture Recruiter Nichole Syjueco at [email protected] For questions about the role, please contact hiring manager, Taco Van der Maden at [email protected] 

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