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Frontend Software Engineer – Payment Experience

Amsterdam, Netherlands - Explore location IT & Digital Solutions Full Time

Job description



HEJ! (Swedish for Hi)

We are building a seamless payment experience for the many people.
And therefore, we are searching for engineers who are excited about technology, innovative ways of working and want to be a part of shaping the future of payments at IKEA!
IKEA’s vision is to “create a better everyday life for the many people” by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low, that as many people as possible will be able to afford them.
How do we do this? We transform the complex landscape of payments into easy-to-use platforms. We create an environment that celebrates new ideas. We take a data-driven approach to continuous improvement, and we create systems that are secure, scalable, and resilient. And, in true IKEA fashion, we do it in the spirit of collaboration and togetherness.

The opportunity
You will help us create and improve a user-friendly omni-channel payment solution within IKEA to process many-thousands of payments per second for more than 30 markets worldwide. Each with its own unique payment needs. The work that we are doing is for a mainly customer facing so it is not only important that we strive for a frictionless payment experience but also that resiliency and scalability are important cornerstones of the deliveries.

What you have to offer

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 is important for us that you share our values! You can read more about our values and life at IKEA on our website www.ikea.com.

You are curious and view failure as a way of learning and pushing your skills. You believe in taking a pragmatic approach and value simplicity when building new solutions. You are also:
• Comfortable building advanced web applications using modern JavaScript frameworks, our current tech stack is primarily React, Typescript , Redux, Jest, NPM, Node, Cypress, HTML, CSS.
• Able to deliver secure, scalable, and resilient services based on DevOps principles.
• Familiarity with cloud computing platforms – preferably GCP (Google Cloud Platform), but other platforms are great too!
• An understanding of modern observability practices such as distributed tracing, structured logging and metrics.
• Have great written and verbal communication skills.

Are you curious about our stack? Check it out in this link: https://techradar.ingka.com/.

Bonus points
The following are nice-to-have’s:
• Experience working in e-commerce and online payments.
• Knowledge using deployment automation tools such as Terraform and GitHub Actions.

What we offer?
• A direct impact on the lives of millions of people worldwide. With us, you will be challenged to create scalable solutions that have a direct customer impact in more than 30 markets around the world.
• A challenging yet fun work environment. We believe that technical excellence and collaboration are key, and fun is a must.
• Continuous learning. We want to invest in you and your future. With our 80/20 rule you will spend 80% of your time working on a product and 20% working on yourself.
• A place to be you. Diversity and inclusion are written into our company’s DNA. When you work at IKEA, you join a welcoming community where you can be creative and be yourself.

Words from the manager

We are a super talented and helpful team that really embrace the IKEA values of “Togetherness” and “Give and take responsibility”. We are there for each other and utilize the knowledge that together we can move mountains. We embrace the learnings from failure as much as success and encourage experimentation.
The is responsible for the full product lifecycle and that pushes us even more to keep a high standard in our deliveries and improvements for the products we are responsible for.

Everything we do is with the customer in mind and since we are one of the last functions interact with them in their shopping journey, we can either make or break the experience. This is what makes our days exciting and our work meaningful because we make a difference for the many people!
Come join our growing team and be a part of our journey!

Have questions?

Are you curious about the opportunity and want to know more? Feel free to connect to our recruiter Reinier.bekker@ingka.com or call directly on + 31 6 51291094

We look forward to meeting you!







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.