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Solution Architect – Data Distribution & Integration

Helsingborg, Skåne County - Explore location IT & Digital Solutions Full Time

Job description

Company description

Inter IKEA Group have started the digital transformation. This is a journey which require that a new technology foundation is established. We have started the work to set up the technical services needed to support an IT landscape that will be developed and operated in a hybrid cloud model. The technical services we deliver, will enable the IT landscape to transform and take leverage on cloud computing services. We will contribute to IKEA strategic direction by making it possible for any service 'XaaS' to be translated into an affordable, accessible and sustainable product.

The Data Distribution & Integration team is responsible for all data exchange both inside the IKEA franchisor IT landscape and to franchisees IT landscapes, enabling a structured exchange of data across the whole IKEA value chain.

We are looking for the people that take individual responsibility to make sure that we deliver together as a team. Great colleagues, believing in a great IKEA vision with curiosity, drive, and technical competence with a desire to make a difference, please join us. We take a leading approach, transforming complexity for the few into simplicity for the many. IKEA culture and values will guide us on the way, today and tomorrow,

Job description

Responsible for solution architecture for integrations inside and across different IT landscapes including several of the below points depending on the work area:

  • Understand the architecture roadmap for the Data Distribution & Integration area, and its’ part of the overall roadmap for IKEA, by being an active member of the architecture community at Inter IKEA.
  • Work closely with high-level design input from our IT Architects.
  • Develop the solution design for your own area in close collaboration with your fellow solution architects and development team members.
  • Support projects and initiatives in defining data to be exchanged
  • Organise data/information that will be exchanged in and between different IT landscapes including managing the data catalogue and defining data objects
  • Hands-on support to your colleagues in the DevOps team to overcome development issues in an agile development environment.


To be successful in this role you need to have the knowledge and/or several years of experience in several of the following areas:

  • Have knowledge and experience in:
    • Designing and developing solution architecture for integrations
    • Working in and with a software development team
    • IT software development process, including integration across IT landscapes.
    • Modelling of data & information
    • Architectural frameworks
    • Agile and DevOps methodology and ways of working
    • Cloud computing services and microservice architecture
  • Technologies such as Kafka, Java Spring Boot and Oracle SOA/OSB/ODI
  • Have a genuine interest in people and a strong ability to influence a wide range of stakeholders
  • Be able to perform on both tactical and operational level
  • Be curious, eager to find better ways, and committed to removing manual work whenever possible

More Information

Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English. We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you would be a good fit for this role. The last day to send your application is April 25th.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact the hiring managers Jerry Andrén, +46 723618093 and Emma Bosson +46 76 6190076

If you have questions regarding the recruitment process please reach out to Recruiter Jakob Bergström at +46 70-147 48 90.