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Network Engineer

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Network Engineer to join our passionate team in Skellefteå. In joining us you will play an important part in one of the first large scale European batteryfactories.

Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

As a Network Engineer you will get the opportunity to work with some of the world’s most advanced machine IoT networks in the field of industrial networking, as well as state of the art enterprise networking, datacenter & cloud networking. This is a unique opportunity to work with networking solutions that integrate across these multiple domains and will evolve towards full automation ("network as code") of the network infrastructure.

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious, and eager to learn. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. It is expected that you have the ability to drive tasks independently.

You will be part of the local Network team reporting to the local Site manager.

Your main responsibilities will be to work with our daily operations of the network and extensions of factory networks such as datacenters, public clouds, and office networks.

In this role you will collaborate with your peers both locally at site and with colleagues in the global network team to ensure that the network is reliable and stable supporting our factories 24/7.

Continuous improvement of the network infrastructure is also an important part of your daily challenges.

On call work outside office hours will be part of your role.

Other responsibilities included but are not limited to:

  • Support project implementation from requirements gathering/reviewing designs, to building and deploying our networking infrastructure.
  • Plan and support management of the network and its services.
  • Coordinate vendors involved in implementing, and supporting our networks.

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 :

  • At least Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent experience.
  • Certified in CCNA or any equivalent certificate in network industry.
  • Experience in incident and change management principles and best practices.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in networking.
  • Knowledge of network technology disciplines (e.g. IP Routing and Switching, Routing Protocols, WAN, Firewall, Packet Analysis, Infrastructure, Capacity Planning, IT Tools and other relevant technologies).
  • Familiar with Industrial Ethernet or any deterministic Ethernet protocols.
  • Basic knowledge of AWS/Azure Cloud networks.
  • Basic knowledge of GIT, Terraform and Python.
  • Experience with wireless networks, preferably Cisco wireless.
  • Knowledge of network hardware and software technologies and best practice.
  • Basic knowledge about network firewalls, preferably PaloAlto.
  • Basic knowledge working with Atlassian products ie Jira/Confluence.

Bonus points for:

  • Experience in large scale network monitoring, automation, and testing.
  • Familiarity with Cisco Intent Based Networking.
  • Hands-on experience with with Cisco IOS, IOS-XE and NXOS.
  • Adequate knowledge about Software defined networking SDN, preferably Cisco ACI.
  • Experience with Cisco Hyperconverged solution.
  • Familiar with Spine and Leaf network topology.
  • Hands-on experience with Cisco ISE, Cisco ASA and Firepower, Palo Alto Firewalls and Panorama.

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!


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