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Data Engineer

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg

We are building a state-of-the-art facility for research and development of the next generation of battery cells, and we need your help in making it happen.

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery.

Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

Few industries offer as great an opportunity for career growth and personal development as the new European battery industry. In working for this joint venture, you'll not only develop skills that are highly sought after in the global automotive and industrial sector, but you are also contributing to a climate-neutral way of life for future generations.

What we offer

We want to be very much data driven, where the organisation is empowered and fueled by data and analytic capabilities. You will be part of a data and analytics team to build and develop a data platform and analytic capabilities including future ML and AI capabilities. You will work in close collaboration with the battery cell developers and other parts of R&D and Production organisations, as well as Volvo and Northvolt. We are in a startup phase, so you have great opportunities to contribute to our future success by your entrepreneurial spirit and “can do” attitude.

About the role

· You will manage and secure the flow of structured and unstructured data from multiple sources

· You will develop and practice the policies and guidelines for data wrangling

· You will ensure that data services securely integrate with other data platform technologies or application services

About you

In general, you have a long experience in Data Engineering ingestion data from various data sources and managing cloud data platforms. You know the importance data governance and how to build robust and secure solutions.

To be successful in this role you need to have experience of managing data at large scale with purpose of finding insights. You have hands-on experience of:

· Developing complete end-to-end Data Pipelines

· Managing various file format conversions

· Performing Data Transformations

· Performing Data Cleansing

· Maintaining Data Integrity

· Developing Data Models

· Performing ETL and/or ELT jobs

· Enriching Data for downstream Analytical Purposes

· Performing Data Analytics

· Performance Tuning

We also think you have the skills below:

· Strong problem-solving skills both with respect to how digital capabilities can be used within an R&D organisation to how the digital technology works

· Experience with agile software development methods and DevOps processes including good understanding of Agile frameworks

· Have a strong sense of curiosity and willingness to learn new things

· Excellent English written and oral skills. Swedish is a plus

· Brings a “can do” attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit to day-to-day work

We see that previous experience from Automotive industry or Battery cell industry is positive, and we hope you share our passion for developing the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery for next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

Work with great people

Josefine
Engineer, R&D
"Working here, you get to wear many different hats and try new things each week. It’s very much a start-up culture but with the resources of a multinational company!"
Claes
Senior Program Manager
"Everyone working in this joint venture are genuinely passionate about our bold mission & have a clear sense of purpose. When you work with people like that - every challenge turns into an opportunity."
Martin
Senior Software Engineer
"I get to work in a promising industry but also with the most innovative technologies. The old- fashioned image of a heavy industry does not apply. This is industry 4.0 (or 5.0) it is quite high-tech!"

Great Place to Work

  • International Environment

  • Leading Edge Technology

  • Purpose

  • Flexible working hours

  • Hybrid work

  • Collective agreement

About the company

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

Our Gigafactory in Gothenburg will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe, with a potential annual cell production capacity of up to 50 gigawatt hours (GWh) - thereby enabling a supply of batteries for approximately half a million Volvo and Polestar cars per year. Our state-of-the-art R&D facility will gather leading expertise from all over the world, to create the next generation battery cells.

You can read more about this joint venture in these press releases, here and here.

2022R&D facility established

2023Start of construction of Gigafactory in Gothenburg

2024Volvo Cars will source 15 GWh of battery cells per year from Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå

202550% of Volvo Cars’ global sales will be fully electric

2026Production start of Gigafactory in Gothenburg

2030Volvo Cars will offer only pure electric cars

NOVO Energy

Gothenburg
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