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Engineering Manager

Amsterdamo, Olanda Settentrionale - Esplora la località IT & Digital Solutions Full Time

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Hi, my name is Hans, Product Engineering Manager within the Fulfilment Locations subdomain in Ingka Digital (IKEA). Our subdomain focuses on the systems that are being used in our warehouses and over 420 stores worldwide. Our systems are being used by over 170,000 co-workers and serve over 7 billion online customers globally!

To ensure our stores can adapt to the ever-changing needs of our customers, it is important to innovate and therefore we have decided to transform our system landscape from legacy monoliths to a highly scalable and extensible event-driven architecture. Considering our scale this is a truly challenging adventure we have set ourselves on.


As part of this transition to a digital future for IKEA, the Fulfillment Locations subdomain is looking for an Engineering Manager to lead our Tech Enablement team.

The Tech Enablement team is on a mission to provide a stable framework and foundation for all product teams within the Fulfilment Locations subdomain. Within this initiative, foundational architecture and common engineering standards need to be set and built. You will be responsible for building relations with other teams and steering our community towards a shared portfolio of tools.

You have strong opinions on what good engineering standards are and you know how to organize your team to make the team feel good and deliver value. You will foster a culture of innovation and knowledge sharing. You will guide the team to set standards for observability, automation, security, authentication, and communication between services. You will hire, coach, and support your team members and create a stable team with predictable output.


You share our vision of becoming the world’s leading multichannel home furnishing retailer and you believe good software is an essential ingredient of achieving that vision. We believe you have a great understanding of what simplicity, leading by example and togetherness means. You know when to take and to give responsibility for what needs to be done. You care about your team and its software, and you continuously push for improvements in quality and speed. Together with your team, you will design, develop, deploy, release, and run our applications.


Minimal 3 years of experience in a similar role and managing at least 5 employees

Minimal 7 years of experience in software development, preferably in a DevOps environment

Rock solid experience on software development practices such as TDD, CI, CD, Feature Flags, Canary, or Blue/Green releasing

Experience with agile software development methodologies such as Scrum

Experience with cloud computing solutions such as Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services or Alibaba Cloud

Experience with GitHub, Kubernetes, Terraform (or other IaC tooling), Vault and Docker are a pre


This is a hybrid role, based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

If you have any questions about the role or the recruitment process, please reach out to Hozan Said at

Please note that we will be interviewing continuously. We look forward to hearing from you, due to the coronavirus we will be continuing to interview remotely.

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.