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Senior Software Engineer- Backend

Helsingborg, Comté de Skåne - Explore le lieu Informatique & Solutions Digitales Temps plein

Description de poste


“At IKEA, you’re welcome no matter where you come from, what you believe, and what you look like. We don’t even care how you have furnished your home. We’re interested in you simply because you’re you. Our different views, backgrounds, and personalities make us better understand our customers, give us more fun at work and spark more and better ideas. Perhaps your unique take on something could lead to a great idea that creates a better everyday life for the many people.


At IKEA we are in a large People Operations Transformation program to improve the experience for our 170,000+ co-workers. The People Administration and Organizational Management (PAOM) team that is within the People Domain have full responsibility for our digital products to enable the improved co-worker journeys. We do it by building technical solutions based on SuccessFactors Employee Central as well Google Cloud Platform, by building and running it Agile and as DevOps.

Through Datahubs, we implement tools and technical solution to manage and provide data about our co-workers, in a secure and modern way, to other internal systems and teams.

Our work and responsibilities are growing, and we need to grow our team with more great engineers, maybe you are one of them?

The IKEA culture and values are very much a part of our business and day-to-day work life. For you to thrive and grow with IKEA it’s important for us that you share our values! You can read more regarding our values and life at IKEA on our website


You will be part of the engineering team that is responsible for new Datahub that is built on GCP.

Your responsibility will be to:

• Building our new Datahub on GCP

• Troubleshoot and solve incidents

Be part of the ongoing digitalization project


Development of high-quality software design and architecture

Development of high-quality software code which has been tested and is ready to be shipped, applying and using good practices and agreed standards

Work in agile teams, contributing to the development and maintenance of products and solutions

Apply and adhere to good practice software engineering practices (continuous integration, automated tests, code reviews) within an agile/iterative development approach including validation and verification testing

Ensure good understanding of each user story and the expected outcome, asking for further detail when required

Contributing to the continuous development of standards against which software development should take place as well as exploring and bring in new technologies to boost innovation and development productivity

Create secure solutions to handle sensitive Co-worker data

See the data as a product that is made available through various interfaces that can serve our consumers with the required data


Ideally, you should have been working with migrating solutions from WebMethods to GCP and have the skillset to drive best practice within this area and nice to have 6 years of experience with GCP, building datahubs, APIs and knowledge of software engineering principles

Experienced in: Programming languages and tooling : JAVA-J2EE, Node JS, GCP tech stack like Cloud SQL (preferably PostgreSQL), Cloud Run, Cloud Build, Google Cloud Storage, IAM, etc.

Tech. Framework and Specifications : Springboot, QueryDSL, JPA, Open API Specification (both RESTful API and Async API), GraphQL, CI/CD pipelines

Infrastructure as Code such as Terraform and when it comes to architecture then its Event Driven Architecture (EDA), Microservice architecture.

Good to have: Knowledge on Service Mesh, Event Mesh, Openshift knowledge.

Knowledge of software engineering practices including test automation, DevOps, code versioning, with knowledge and experience of using best practice standard toolsets

Knowledge of sharing and securing data through different interfaces

Experience of working in agile/iterative software development teams, including delivery to agreed commitments

Previous experience of designing, setting up and optimizing data flows

Knowledge of design and architecture concepts and ability to apply knowledge within the development cycle

Experience in agile development practices, in which requirements and solutions evolve through the collaborative effort of self-organizing cross functional teams

Knowledge of IKEAs corporate identity, core values and vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people. You should be flexible / willing to work across the delivery landscape which includes and not limited to Agile Applications Development, Support and Deployment.

We’re the ones who make it possible for people to have a smarter life at home and a hassle-free and rewarding shopping experience. Together we work to find new digital solutions for every business need to help make IKEA a great and efficient place to work. We like to think of ourselves as innovative and modern, and we believe that nothing would actually work without us.

Questions and support? Let's connect!

We will be interviewing continuously and are looking forward to hearing from you!

In this role, you will report to the Engineering Manager Siv Almryd of the PAOM team. The position is based in Helsingborg Sweden.

If you have any questions regarding the role then you can reach Siv Almryd at or get in touch with our technical recruiter Usha Rao at


Due to GDPR we can't review any applications coming to us in other ways than through our recruitment program.
Our primary concern since the outbreak of corona virus has been the health and safety of our co-workers and candidates. Because of this, we have adapted our recruiting processes to be fully digital.

Studies show that members of underrepresented communities don’t apply for jobs unless they’re 100% “qualified”. If this is part of the reason you hesitate to apply, we like you to reconsider and give it a chance. Maybe your profile fits our needs much better than you think. We look forward to receiving your application.

From: “Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They’re 100% Qualified” by Tara Sophia Mohr, August 2014”