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Software Engineer - Frontend or Mobile

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Northvolt is looking for frontend and mobile software engineers to join our software team and help build out modern interfaces for a next generation manufacturing system. You will be contributing in your area from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories, which will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society. This is a greenfield project in a complex field, which requires a combination of proven technologies and design of new innovative solutions.

You will collaborate with a cross-functional group of experts from factory automation, battery systems, software engineering and machine learning to design and implement highly functional and responsive websites and applications. These interfaces will enable us to better operate our factories and battery packs, and be an essential part of our innovative applications which use data to optimize our processes and products.

We are a new company with great plans and great people. We constantly have to figure out solutions to new types of problems. If you are a problem solver, this is for you! Come join us on our journey of transforming the world.

Things you will do:

  • Design, develop, test, and deploy state of the art responsive apps, mobile interfaces and other human interfaces for the future of manufacturing.

  • Collaborate with a cross-functional group of experts across the company to make sure we build the right things together for the right reasons and learn how electrical batteries are designed, developed, and manufactured from cradle to grave.

  • Keep up with the state of the art in frontend libraries and frameworks, cross-platform software development, and engineering processes, as well as develop more domain knowledge in related areas such as automation, battery systems, manufacturing and connectivity.

  • Help us build a great team and make Northvolt an amazing place to work!

The stack:

  • Frontend: REACT application built with TYPESCRIPT. Other libraries include react-redux/thunk, CSS modules, Webpack.

  • IoT: For many applications, for instance manufacturing equipment in the factory or battery packs in electrical vehicles, we have IoT software to interface with the "things". These client applications are written in GO on custom pieces of hardware managed by BALENA.

  • Cloud: Our server infrastructure is written in GO, data persistence varies depending on use case, POSTGRESQL for current state of devices, OPENTSDB for timeseries data, BIGTABLE for, well, big data!

  • API: RESTFUL API's written in GO and proxy to OPENTSDB for retrieval of timeseries data.

Work with great people

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Skills & Requirements

  • Experience working with JavaScript (ES6) and modern JS frameworks, ideally React. If mobile, React Native.

  • Experience with the following technologies is a plus: Typescript/Flow, redux/mobx, Webpack, jest/enzyme, lodash/ramda.

  • Experience with functional programming practices, either in Javascript or other languages, is a plus.

  • Experience with building things that are responsive and performant, as well as work experience with a mobile first mindset.

  • Experience using test tools for verifying code/layout across different browsers and mobile phones, as well as general knowledge of mobile quirks (you probably know what we mean...)

  • Good communication skills, ability to Get Stuff Done, and a learning mindset.

  • Passion for solving problems with technology in simple yet innovative ways.

  • Preferred but not required, experience with IoT, cloud providers, and backend languages like Python or go.

Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Start-up possibilities

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant & Team Training Tuesdays

About the company

Northvolt was founded in 2016 with the mission to build the world’s greenest battery cell, with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling, to enable the European transition to renewable energy. Northvolt’s team of experts is building the next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, it will be Europe’s largest battery cell factory and produce 32 GWh worth of capacity annually.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a busy, fast moving environment, dealing with a wide range of stakeholders. We are 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 are also preparing for upcoming positions at the main factory, Northvolt Ett, in Skellefteå.

We want to work with experienced battery experts as well as talented and purpose driven people from all kinds of disciplines to make this happen. Those of us already on board share a bold streak and a passion for our mission. We are prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!


Galina Shubina | Hiring Manager

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