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The world is changing and the IKEA business is changing with it. For IKEA though, one thing will always remain the same ─ our vision to create a better everyday life for the many people.
We will strengthen and develop our competences in order to meet the needs and dreams of the many people around the world. And to be accessible and relevant, wherever and whenever they wish to meet IKEA.
About Inter IKEA Systems B.V.
Inter IKEA Systems B.V. (Core Business Franchise) owns the IKEA Concept and is the worldwide IKEA franchisor. We are specifically responsible for the IKEA strategic framework, ensuring the IKEA Concept is updated, relevant, implemented and followed-up – together with all IKEA trademark users.
How do we do this? By enabling people across the IKEA value chain, and creating unique content to develop the IKEA business. Here are some examples of our different assignments.
We develop solutions that will ensure a unique and successful meeting with IKEA customers.
We lead the work around when and how IKEA expands in the world, enabling one common way of working with high impact at a low cost.
We create the preconditions to strengthen the IKEA Culture and develop the right competence to meet customer and business needs.
An important part of our success is our unique culture and open working environment. Together, we create a workplace where everyone feels free to be themselves – to experiment, try new ways, and dare to ask, “What if…?” We believe in everyday personal growth and offer the opportunity to develop your career globally.
Read more about us at: https://about.ikea.com/
About business transformation and IKEA Consumer & Market Insights (ICMI)
In IKEA we continuously strive to improve how we work and meet our customers. We have started an exciting business transformation journey to create long term success for IKEA, together. We do this by building our digital capabilities, strengthening our connection with the IKEA value chain and creating a stronger franchise offer. This is a journey to deliver more, faster, and at a better quality - with happier customers, franchisees and co-workers as a result.
ICMI will play an important role in our business transformation journey, enabling us to try out in reality by learning & doing, step by step.
ICMI has the assignment to contribute to IKEA people making well founded decisions based on actionable and timely insights. ICMI delivers Consumer Insights, Strategy & Market Insights, and Brand & Range Insights. Each of these three areas develops and/or operates insight products to IKEA people across our value chain.
We are looking for Tech Leads to successfully contribute to one of our Insight products:
How People Live insights
Brand and Range performance insights
How People Shop insights
Customer Experience insights
Strategic market insights
About the role
As the Tech Lead you will
Lead the technical roadmap for a digital insight product;
Be responsible for the architecture of the product, making sure that technical and non-technical components work together and create a holistic whole;
Make sure that the technical aspects of the product deliver to the customers’ needs while likewise meeting technical needs;
Lead and hands-on contribute to the digital development and operations of the product.
Be responsible for the ongoing operation of the product together with the product owner
Make sure that the overall technology and architecture roadmaps are being considered in decision making;
Ensure application and consistency with relevant digital frameworks, principles, guidelines and standards;
Identify and manage inclusion of reusable assets from other products or platforms into the product and architecture.
Ensure reusability of product components outside the assigned product and area and contribute to relevant communities across IKEA.
Work closely together with partners, peers and other relevant roles like data engineers, data scientists, or architects across IKEA as well as in your team.
You’ll join us at an exciting time of business and digital transformation, and be a valued member of our IKEA Consumer & Market Insights Team (ICMI). As Tech Leader you will have solid skills across full stack development, with a track record of developing, maintaining and operating digital analytics products. Experience around data processing, integration, modelling and visualisation will be very highly regarded.
You’ll be experienced when it comes to leading teams (directly or indirectly) and be able to demonstrate a breadth of knowledge across digital technology, digital infrastructure, IT services and digital steering frameworks.
You’ll be competent when it comes to working in a DevOps focused environment, and be able to demonstrate knowledge using architecture frameworks, data and technology as a business enabler. Ideally you will have experience working with cloud based and advanced analytics technologies (like MS Azure, Databricks or other) and will be very comfortable working in an agile environment.
We’re looking for a team player who enjoys finding simple solutions to complex problems. You’ll embody the principles of working together, sharing competence and mentoring and leading others.
A few more details for you
This is a full time role (40 hours per week) located in Delft, Netherlands or Malmo, Sweden. You will report to the Chapter Manager.
16th of April is the closing date to apply for this role. Please send your application – CV and motivation – in English and tell us why you would be a good fit. We look forward to hearing from you!
Please note that we are continuously interviewing candidates.