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Telecommunications Engineer (m/w/d)

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Heide
  • On-site
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Heide
  • On-site

We are looking for a highly organized and result driven Telecommunications Engineer who is service-minded and determined to contribute to a great working environment, shows grit and determination in finding the best possible solution, and has a can do-attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit to support the Factory Projects in Heide, Germany. This role will report into the IT project management organization and collaborate with both local stakeholders as well as central teams.

About the job

The Telecommunications Engineer will be a Subject Matter Expert for the passive network scope and representing the IT team for internal and external design discussions. Key internal Stakeholders will be Global IT Network Architects, Lead Network Engineers, Blueprint team and other related Design Engineers supporting Concept, Basic and Detailed design.

The Telecommunications Engineer is a key player in all design meetings with 3rd party contractors assigned to do the factory design for Northvolt factories.

In addition to a consultative role, the Telecommunications Engineer will also have the responsibility to keep the Northvolt IT Network documentation updated and in alignment with dependent departments and central guidelines.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Analysis, planning and designing the passive network (Fiber/Copper). Provide design requirements for the passive network to internal and external parties.
  • Review and discuss design output for passive network infrastructure covering both groundworks outside of and structural design inside of Northvolt Factory buildings. Approve and accept respective design work packages in compliance with Northvolt Standard design documents. Clarify Northvolt Ways of Working and Method of Procedures for 3rd party design vendors.
  • Act as a key spokesperson for final inspections to verify built versus design. Ensure that all design requirements are being captured and that the facility networks are installed in a correct and secure way. Work closely with respective assigned internal IT project manager and external contractors to ensure that all requirements are being captured in a timely manner.
  • Review and document test results, as built drawings, and all network related documentation provided by the contractors. Provide input to construction management regarding IT network installations, such as cost, timelines, and material calculations.
  • Work with internal Northvolt stakeholders to improve the quality of Northvolt IT Requirements and design documents for the passive network.

The person we are looking for is a strong team player, curious, and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Germany and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and natural talent to make things happen. Qualities that we cherish are sense of quality, friendliness, grit and a sense of humour.

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognise that while our actions as individuals have a role to play in driving Northvolt towards its goals, we always seek to move forward as a team. We offer you an open and welcoming atmosphere where we win as a team – and fail as a team. Northvolt is growing at the speed of light and we are a strong believer in internal career development. For us it’s important to look at your skills and potential, please refrain form including your picture and age with your application to help us with this.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile. Planned starting date is asap. This role will be based in Heide, Germany.

Please note that candidates considered for employment with NV may be subject to a mandatory background check process.

Work with great people

Josephine Korijn
Investment Manager
"We move at a fast pace and decisions are made in a deliberate, thoughtful, and bold manner."
Mohamed Farah
R&D Electrode Manager
"At Northvolt there is no right or wrong. Everyone brings something to the table."
Maria Åstrand
Director Raw Materials
"It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of starting up a new industry segment."
Erin Mathews
Industrialisation Manager
"I love being a part of such a bold effort to tackle the energy problem."

Skills & Requirements

We believe that you have :

  • Educational background in Engineering, IT, or other relevant educational background
  • 5+ years of experience within passive network design preferably in the construction industry.
  • Practical experience in networking is crucial. Preferably work with data centres and large-scale industries. In-depth knowledge of passive network components, such as cabling, sockets, racks, network equipment, etc. is essential.
  • Experience from applying network security principles and best practices to design and maintain passive network infrastructure. Good analytical abilities to assess network structure and identify areas for improvement.
  • Proficient in working with software such as Auto Cad, Revit, Navis Works, Netbox, Ekahau and Office 365. Excellent English and German, both written and oral skills.

Bonus points for:

  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Know-how of German standards and regulations applicable for IT Network installations.
  • Ability to collaborate with others in a team environment, as well as independently.
  • Ability to work in a high profile and international environment.
  • Exceptional communication skills are vital.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

  • 4 semaines de vacances / 4 weeks of vacation

  • Journées maladie illimitées / Unlimited sick days

  • Programme de parts / Employee Stock Option Program


  • Compte Frais Employés / Employee Spending Account

  • Télémédecine / Telemedicine

About the company

Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.

To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs, in Västerås, as well as our Gdansk facility for production of battery systems. We're also hiring for our gigafactory Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden. We want to work with smart individuals from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun.


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