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Embedded SW Engineer for Battery Control Systems

  • Stockholm
  • Stockholm

Northvolt is right now looking for embedded software developers for battery management and connectivity to join our team. You will be given the opportunity to develop High Performance li-ion battery systems as well as being a part of building the first European large-scale lithium-ion battery factory.

The control system team is responsible for HW architecture and SW development of all control systems in our battery packs. This includes e.g. control units for battery management and control, and control units for battery connectivity and data collection.

We are searching for experienced embedded software developers. You have experience of working close to a hardware application and have great knowledge of embedded software development, mainly on application level, e.g. from the automotive industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gather requirements for the specific functionality (based on customer requirements or internal requirements)
  • Do the SW-implementation and write unit test cases for your functionality
  • Do the initial testing and debugging of your developed functions on different levels, e.g. in a SIL-environment, on small test rigs with the control unit, or on the complete battery system.
  • Produce required documentation.
  • Work close to the SW test team to assure the quality of functionality.
  • Beside SW development you must be able to leave the desk and perform practical tasks like prototype mock-up of the control systems, making harnesses for debugging or for small test rigs, helping our customers with integration of our system and making prototype battery systems work.

At Northvolt we all work tightly together with a low level of hierarchy, and we encourage different backgrounds and levels of experience. What we all have in common is that we are bold, passionate and in whatever area we are working in we do it with excellence. Do you have what it takes to be a part of our team?

To be a part of this unique opportunity apply with a cover letter (mandatory) and a CV (or your complete LinkedIn profile). Please add to your application how you can contribute with your background to Northvolt and enable the future of energy.

This job ad does not have a last application date since we will be evaluating and recruiting continuously.

Full time employment, fixed salary. The Battery Systems part of Northvolt is located in Stockholm.

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

  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, Software Engineering, Applied Physics or a related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience to perform at this level
  • Excellent knowledge of C/C++
  • Good knowledge of Python.
  • Several years experience of embedded software development.
  • Experience with version control systems like GIT.
  • Excellent English written and oral skills
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently

Additional interesting merits:

  • Experience of development of battery management systems and/or charging systems
  • C development using the MISRA guidelines
  • Bootloader development
  • Flash procedure development
  • SW development following functional safety standards like IEC61580, IEC62061, ISO26262 or similar.
  • Experience with development in Rust or Golang.

Your personal characteristics can be flexibility, quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humour. You are also passionate & purpose driven – you want to join us on the journey of enabling the future of energy!

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

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.

Anton Wass | Contact Person

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