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Software Engineering Manager - Northvolt Systems

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

We are looking for an experienced Software Engineering Manager to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our excellent Software team based in Stockholm. By joining us, you will be a key player in the development of battery systems to the grid, industrial and automotive market.

About the job
As an Engineering Manager in our Embedded Software Engineering Department, you will play a crucial role in leading and managing a team of software development or test engineers. Your primary focus will be on overseeing the development of embedded software solutions for our products, ensuring adherence to coding standards, safety regulations, and project deadlines.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead and manage a team of software engineers, including performance reviews, goal setting, and salary reviews. You will provide technical guidance and support to team members, fostering their professional growth and development.

  • Oversee the design, development, and testing of embedded software solutions, ensuring high quality and reliability.

  • Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement within the team.

The person we are looking for is driven, caring and structured. You thrive by leading others and work towards common goals. You are used to a high paced work environment and got good time management skills. Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor.

Apply with CV in english or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.

Please note that any applications submitted via email or direct messaging will not be considered.

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...

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire a team to achieve common goals.

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in embedded software development.
  • Proficiency in C coding, preferably with knowledge of MISRA C guidelines.
  • Experience with real-time operating systems (RTOS) and bare-metal programming.
  • Familiarity with debuggers such as Lauterbach and Segger.
  • Knowledge of schematics and hardware-software integration.
  • Understanding of safety coding standards and regulations (e.g., ISO13849, ISO26262).
  • Experience working in Agile/Scrum teams and familiarity with Agile methodologies
  • Previous experience with formal requirements management tools like Polarion is

Personal success factors: ****

  • Track record of delivering high-quality embedded software solutions on time and within
  • Commitment to continuous learning and staying updated on emerging technologies and industry trends.
  • Adaptability to changing priorities and business needs.
  • Passion for innovation and driving excellence in embedded software engineering

Bonus points for:

  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry
  • Fluency in other languages (Japanese, Swedish, Chinese, French)
  • Experience from a multi-cultural environment

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, sustainable, and high-quality cells and battery systems. Built to enable the future of energy.

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 the world’s greenest batteries.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re looking for smart people 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!

Rebecca Burtus Sevemar | Contact Person

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