Fullstack Job: Senior Frontend-Fullstack Engineer

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Amsterdam - Netherlands

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Hej, my name is Sander, Engineering Lead within the Fulfilment Locations subdomain in Ingka Digital (IKEA). Our subdomain focuses on the systems that are being used in our warehouses and over 420 stores worldwide. Our systems are being used by over 170,000 co-workers and handle and 7 million customer returns yearly.

To ensure our stores can adapt to the ever-changing needs of our customers, it is important to innovate and therefore we have decided to transform our system landscape from legacy monoliths to a highly scalable and extensible event-driven architecture. Considering our scale this is a truly challenging adventure we have set ourselves on.


As part of this transition to a digital future for IKEA, the Fulfillment Locations subdomain is looking for software engineers to build the inbound capabilities for our stores, such as returns and receiving processes.

Our team is creating products for co-workers to receive products in stores and distribution centers in a simple, efficient and predictable way. As a Senior Frontend Engineer you will continuously improve these products by creating new interfaces and experiences, add integrations and measuring the impact for the co-worker.

The user experience of the product is a top priority for you as a developer: with your contribution our product feels fast and consistent.

As a person you have a proven ability to develop high quality software using and applying such as SOLID and DRY. You are not afraid to share your opinion and join conversations with other product teams to set common standards. You have a curious nature and you actively acquire new knowledge, skills and digital systems to improve your way of working.

To be successful as a Senior Frontend Engineer you have computer science degree or relevant experience and you have demonstrable experience in working in an agile and DevOps environment


You share our vision of becoming the world’s leading multichannel home furnishing retailer and you believe good software is an essential ingredient of achieving that vision. We believe you have a great understanding of what simplicity and togetherness means. You know when to take and to give responsibility for what needs to be done. You care about your team and its software, and you continuously push for improvements in quality and speed. Together we will design, develop, deploy, release, and run our applications.

Your skills include:

Feeling very much at home in different ecosystems and programming environments such as React/NextJS, Node/Typescript, microservices and event driven architectures.

Kotlin/Java and cloud systems experience such as Google Cloud is a pre.

Dedicated to give our co-workers the best user experience possible.

Being part of the full product development process, from understanding the problem to designing the solution - to delivering and running our products on production.

Applying and adhering to good software engineering practices. We love simplicity!

Providing support and guidance as needed to other developers within the development team and encouraging good practices.

Contributing to the continuous development of standards against and exploring and bringing in modern technologies and tools to boost innovation and development productivity.

Helping to identify, measure, automate and use the right data points to improve our overall software engineering process and helping with the business to improve our digital products.


The role is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

If you have any questions about the role or the recruitment process, please reach out to Hozan Said at hozan.said@ingka.com.

Please note that we will be interviewing continuously. We look forward to hearing from you, due to the coronavirus we will be continuing to interview remotely.

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.