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TechOps - Terraform Engineer (Hybrid)

Northvolt is looking for TechOps Engineers to join our IT team. As a TechOps Engineer, you will be contributing towards building one of the first large scale European battery factories, which will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

We work with a "cloud-first"-mindset which presents us with unique and interesting challenges, pushing the traditional ways of working in manufacturing. We have a ruthless focus on automating all our IT infrastructure and processes and applying IaC or IaC-like philosophy to each and every aspect of it.

We know that many different names are given to this role in other companies, and your experience likely spans a variety of areas. It is likely that in the past you have had titles like SysAdmin, SysOps, System Engineer, Infrastructure Engineer , DevOps engineer, SRE engineer or even System Architect. It is also very likely that you have significant experience with both *nix and Win platforms, and probably even a bit of networking.

We are a new company with great plans and great people. We are constantly figuring 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, test and deploy infrastructure to operate a modern factory producing large amounts of data and connected batteries daily and be at the cutting edge of a so-called 4th industrial revolution, Industry 4.0.
  • Bring best practices from various technical disciplines to industrial world and be part of optimization and value-added engineering of products, services and solutions.
  • Simply put, you would be helping us bring industry up to speed with technology.
  • Work to develop and help to document Northvolt’s processes around design, provisioning and deployment of our complete IT and IoT infrastructure.
  • Work with the InfoSec team to continuously test, monitor, and improve the security of our IT and IoT infrastructure.
  • Work with our networking team implementing SDN and IaC automation principles in our industrial, building and private & public cloud networks.
  • Collaborate with the senior engineering and product development teams
  • Constantly evaluate and provide early adopters feedback for some of their flagship products and services.
  • Share the platform (tools & competence) and work closely with our DevOps team. We like to think that our TechOps is very similar to our DevOps, just a tiny bit more fun!
  • We find ways to automate things that are not meant to be automated.

  • Work with all our IT teams to help build out the right enterprise architecture and integrate a wide variety of systems and business applications to minimize manual administration, eliminate repetitive tasks and automate them.

  • Slash the in admin so we can focus solely on fun and challenging tasks of further optimization and implementation of new solutions.

  • Make sure we build the right things together for the right reasons.

  • Keep up with the state of the art in IT infrastructure, “everything as a code,” virtualization, containerization and IT engineering processes.

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

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements

Skills & Requirements:

  • Some work experience (level of experience will determine seniority of the role)
  • Designing and managing various components and aspects of enterprise IT infrastructure - Linux and Windows platforms
  • deploying and managing infrastructure in public cloud (Azure, AWS, GCP) using infrastructure as code (IaC) - ideally Terraform & Terragrunt
  • Designing, building and managing on-prem data centers and private clouds
  • Working with distributed systems, microservices, load balancing, etc.
  • Working with virtualization, containerization and related technologies
  • Advanced scripting, and some basic programming skills (in at least one language).
  • Good communication skills, ability to Get Stuff Done, and a learning mindset
  • Passion for solving problems with technology in simple yet innovative ways, especially with open source software
  • Accepting that things change, constantly: requirements, designs, deadlines, technologies, solutions, tools, opinions... all those do, and should change. We do not want you to cope or deal with changes, we need you to drive them.

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

We offer :

  • Employment contract
  • Private medical care – upgraded package with co-funding
  • MyBenefit System - Multisport
  • Employee referral programme bonuses
  • Bike commuter reward programme
  • Christmas/holiday bonuses
  • Co-financing sports activities and team-building events
  • The possibility to invest in Northvolt group shares
  • Relocation package
  • Work in an international environment - English speaking, with on-site visits in Sweden
  • English classes
  • Opportunity to develop and acquire new skills at a company leveraging transformation to renewable energy
  • Friendly and open working atmosphere in a diverse team

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

About the company

Northvolt is a European supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems. Founded in 2016 to enable the European transition to a decarbonized future, Northvolt has made swift progress on its mission to deliver the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery with a minimal CO2 footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling. Among Northvolt industrial partners and customers are ABB, BMW Group, Scania, Siemens, Vattenfall, Vestas and the Volkswagen Group.

Northvolt Ett is a next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, the gigafactory will be one of the largest battery cell factory in Europe and produce at least 32 GWh of capacity annually.

Alongside Northvolt Ett, Northvolt is also establishing a manufacturing site for battery systems in Gdansk, Poland. This facility, Northvolt Battery Systems Jeden, will industrialize and produce world leading battery systems in order to meet the increased demand for complete battery solutions on the European market. The factory is a highly automated, state-of-the-art production facility for battery modules and energy storage solutions.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a dynamic 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 Northvolt Battery Systems Jeden, in Gdansk, 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 manufacturing 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 real difference. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!

Jagoda Koberstein | Contact Person

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