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      January 26,2021
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    Senior Software Engineer, Mobile Apps - Android, Group Digital

    We are looking for a passionate engineer who is excited about technology and innovative ways of working and wants to be a part of shaping the future of IKEA!

    You have a proven ability to develop high-quality code, using and encouraging good practices. You have a curious nature and actively acquire new knowledge, skills, champion new methods, digital systems and processes to improve performance. Doing so will enable you to change direction based on new ideas, approaches and strategies. You will be empowered to work in an agile environment, applying continuous improvements in the software engineering function. By encouraging simplicity, efficiency, ownership, and accountability, you can easily collaborate with others to achieve our common goals.

    To be successful as a Senior Software Engineer, you have advanced training in computer science or similar experience, keeping up with current best practices in your areas of expertise. You have experience leading tasks or teams to ensure well-architected and scalable solutions are delivered according to business requirements and in a timely manner. In addition, you have demonstrable experience working in an Agile and DevOps working set-up.

    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


    As a Senior Software Engineer, your main responsibilities will include:

    • being responsible for the development of high-quality software code which has been tested and is ready to be shipped
    • working in agile teams across capability areas, contributing to the development and maintenance of products and solutions
    • applying and adhering to good practice software engineering practices (e.g. DRY principles, TDD and BDD, continuous integration, automated tests, pair programming, code reviews) within an agile/iterative development approach
    • recognizing when to provide support and guidance to other engineers within the team, encouraging good practices on both the technical and non-technical aspects of working as an empowered team
    • contributing to the continuous development of standards against which software development should take place, as well as exploring and introducing new technologies to boost innovation and development productivity
    • taking a lead on working closely with other software engineers and cross functions to produce required design specifications and ensuring that digital solutions work together to fulfil business needs


    At Group Digital, we set the digital agenda to keep IKEA leading in an uncertain and fast-moving environment. We drive the development, provision and operation of our digital products and services through the use of new and existing technology and agile delivery methods to deliver at pace. At the same time, we provide a home for digital skills to both develop and extend the technical, people and business skills needed to ensure continuous development and growth of our digital capability.

    In this team we are responsible for developing the highly-rated IKEA app which has millions of visits every week from users all over the world. We continue to rollout to more markets across the globe, as well as implementing features that support our customers in-store. We strive to improve the customer shopping journey, investigating how we can incorporate the latest innovative technologies. We listen to and respond to customer feedback and analytics, prioritising our efforts with our users in mind, being adaptable and changing direction where necessary. We are looking for engineers passionate about mobile technologies, native development (Kotlin for Android) and creating great user experiences!


    If you have any questions about the position, please reach out to hiring manager Emma Lee-Choon at

    If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please reach out to Igor Micanovic at or Martina Wickström at

    Warmly welcome with your application!

    Please note:
    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.

    We would love to meet our candidates face to face, but to prevent the spread of the virus this recruitment will be handled through digital appointments and solutions.
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