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Senior Software Engineer - Yocto Project/OE- core

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm
  • On-site
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm
  • On-site

The perfect candidate should possess a solid foundation in embedded Linux development and specialized skills in utilizing the Yocto Project for constructing tailored Linux distributions for embedded systems. If you are enthusiastic about embedded Linux and have a successful history working with the Yocto Project, we are eager to learn more about you! Take the next step in your career and apply now to join Northvolt's dynamic team. Let’s innovate and build the future of Energy together!

Job Descriptions

  • Design, implement, and maintain Yocto-based build systems for embedded Linux projects
  • Customise and optimise Linux distributions using Yocto tools and recipes
  • Troubleshoot build issues and provide timely resolution
  • Stay current with industry trends and advancements in Yocto Project and embedded Linux development
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality, maintainability, and adherence to coding standards
  • Create and maintain technical documentation, including design documents, API documentation, and code comments
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including software developers and hardware teams, to ensure successful project execution

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

Please note that candidates considered for employment with NV may be subject to a mandatory background check process.

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

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
    • Experience in building and maintaining solutions to manage large fleets of devices
    • 5 years of experience working with the Yocto Project to build embedded Linux systems, demonstrating a deep understanding of system configuration, package management, and image generation
    • 5+ years of experience in scripting languages such as Python and Bash
    • Familiarity with open-source development practices and collaboration with open-source communities
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team

    Additional Skills (Preferred):

    • Knowledge of Linux kernel, device drivers, and bootloader configuration
    • Experience with building and maintaining systems for Over-the-Air (OTA) software updates
    • Experience with Go
    • Experience with AWS in general and AWS IoT Core specifically is a huge plus
    • Experience with GitHub Actions
    • Experience in the Networking domain
    • Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git) and build automation tools
    • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills

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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