Fullstack Job: Senior Backend-Fullstack Software Engineer Order P

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Amsterdam - Netherlands

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Hej, my name is Sari, I work as an Engineering Manager within the Order Promise and Allocation subdomain at IKEA. One of the products we are working on will help to ease the configuration of our Fulfilment network and detect wrongful configurations at early stage through rules and simulations. As we have many teams contributing to configure our fulfilment network, we started our journey to co-create in ways that multiple, autonomous teams can contribute their parts.

Are you a Fullstack Engineer or strong backend specialist who wants to join our team and be part of shaping the future of IKEA?


As an experienced Senior Software Engineer, you strive for engineering excellence and excel in changing environments. You are excited about software architecture, modern technologies (cloud native, global scale) and innovative ways of working (gross-functional, agility, devops-minded). As a person you have a proven ability to develop high quality code. With a curious nature you seek for opportunities to improve your skills and the ways of working. On the same side you want to be part of co-operative and open environment and are happy to share your knowledge, provide support and help everyone around you to grow as individual Engineers and strong Engineering teams.


  • Feeling very much at home in different ecosystems and programming environments like JVM (JAVA/Kotlin), Go, GCP, cloud native Microservices, 12 factor app, Serverless, Event driven Architectures.

  • Solid background in designing APIs and developing backend applications.

  • Solid understanding of DevOps practices.

  • Being familiar or willing to learn frontend technologies like React and Angular is a plus.


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

  • Identifying with your team the right tool for the job, responsibly. You can choose from many options and at the same time keep the needs of your and accompanying teams in mind.

  • Owing the system end-to-end and being accountable for delivering quality software reliably, safely, and quickly into production, whilst understanding the customer impact and experience of your contribution.

  • Working in an aligned autonomous team and across the capability areas, contributing to the development and maintenance of products and solutions, community practices at the core of your delivery.

  • Applying and adhering to good software engineering practices (e.g. XP, TDD, BDD, CI/CD, pair programming, code reviews) within an agility focused iterative development approach.

  • Being an active part in our product development, sparring with product owners and business specialists.

  • Helping to identify, collect, automate, and use the right data points to improve our overall software engineering process, as well as helping with business measures to improve our digital products.

  • Contributing to the continuous development of standards against which software development should take place, as well as exploring and bring in new technologies and tools to boost innovation and development excellence in your team and beyond.

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 on our website https://about.ikea.com/en/about-us/ikea-culture-and- values.


The home office for this role is Amsterdam there might be limited travel globally to meet your stakeholders, teams, and partners. We believe a healthy and flexible life balance is important, so together we will strive to create a work environment where you feel in control of your life balance, can be yourself, grow and excel in both your personal and professional life.

You might have some questions about the role, or the recruitment process and we are more than happy to answer those! Feel free to contact, please reach out to our recruiter Veronika Danovich at veronika.danovich@ingka.com.

Please note that we will be interviewing continuously. We look forward to hear from you!