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OPEN-SOURCE SOFTWARE ENGINEERING ADVISOR, ENGINEERING SERVICES, GROUP DIGITAL

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

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OPEN-SOURCE SOFTWARE ENGINEERING ADVISOR, ENGINEERING SERVICES, GROUP DIGITAL




OUR TEAM WITHIN IKEA

Group Digital set the digital agenda to keep IKEA leading in an uncertain and fast-moving environment. We drive the development, provision and operation of our digital products and services using new and existing technology and agile delivery methods to deliver at pace. At the same time, we provide a home for digital skills to both develop and extend the technical, people and business skills needed to ensure continuous development and growth of our digital capability.  

The Ingka Open-Source Program Office (OSPO) is a place where we support, nurture, share, and grow the Open-Source ecosystem.



WHY WE WILL LOVE YOU

At IKEA, you’re welcome no matter where you come from, what you believe, and what you look like. We don’t even care how you have furnished your home. We’re interested in you simply because you’re you. Our different views, backgrounds, and personalities make us better understand our customers, give us more fun at work and spark more and better ideas. Perhaps your unique take on something could lead to a great idea that creates a better everyday life for many people.

Do you have a drive to deliver high-quality services? Do you have a passion for leading, coaching, motivating, and developing team members? Do you have an ability to engage and communicate with stakeholders using the IKEA culture and values at heart? Great, then we are looking for you! 

As an Open-Source Software Engineering Advisor, 

- You are a senior Software developer / tester with several years of technical experience and familiarity with multiple programming languages and environments.

- You have 2 to 3 years of experience around Open-source and inner-source development along with a proven track record of working in successful and widely recognized Open Source project / community.

- You have leadership experience including coaching and mentoring.

- You are fluent with GIT, Github and are familiar with FOSS compliance tools like Blackduck.

- You are familiar working with agile, JIRA, and CI/CD principles.

- You are comfortable working with technical and non-technical stakeholders such as engineers, product management, and legal.



WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING DAY TO DAY

As an Open-Source Software Engineering Advisor, you will be part of driving the Digital Technology’s agenda by enabling products and services based on business needs within Ingka and Inter-IKEA Systems. You will lead and empower teams to deliver maximum value to the user with measurable impact. 

Your tasks will include: 

- Providing support and guidance to units, product teams, service areas and co-workers with regards to upstream open-source contributions and inner source.

- Identifying open-source projects and communities that are beneficial for IKEA contributions.

- Managing IKEA’s open-source presence on Github and other platforms by open-sourcing our own IPs.

- Advocating the release of open-source projects and maintaining of healthy open-source communities through documentation, workshops, and other internal events.

- Increasing awareness of OSPO by nurturing Open Source community internally and outside IKEA by increasing involvement in Open Source community.




In this role you will report to the Service Manager in Engineering Services. 



WHAT WE OFFER

You will be part of a global company with a great culture and an inspiring vision “to create a better everyday life for the many people” for customers, but also for our co-workers and the people who work at our suppliers/partners.


Some of the perks that we offer:

 - A great workplace in Malmö with breakfast every day and healthy snacks available for free and, obviously, furnished with IKEA furniture. A place where you can be yourself!
- Proper gear for you to do your job (high-end mac or windows laptop and an iOS or android phone)
- A balance between work from home and work from the office that fits your life and your team’s needs
- Co-worker discount at IKEA stores
- Opportunity to put your mark in the transformation of IKEA
- Continuous learning with our 80/20 rule. 80% working on a product, 20% working on yourself. We will provide you with Coursera and Pluralsight accounts




QUESTIONS AND SUPPORT? LET'S CONNECT! / APPLY NOW!

The role is based in Malmö, Sweden and you will report to Service Manager, Supriya Chitale.

Studies show that members of underrepresented communities don’t apply for jobs unless they’re 100% “qualified”. If this is part of the reason you hesitate to apply, we would like you to reconsider and give it a chance. Maybe your profile fits our needs much better than you think. We look forward to receiving your application.

From: “Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They’re 100% Qualified” by Tara Sophia Mohr, August 2014”

Thank you for reading all of that, and if you are as excited about this as we are, send us an application and we will hopefully speak soon. For any questions, you are welcome to reach out to our recruiter Batool Malik at Batool.malik@ingka.com

Please note that we will be interviewing continuously. We look forward to hearing from 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.







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.