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Software Engineering Manager

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

Northvolt has a great job for an experienced software engineering manager with a technical background in backend, devops or data engineering. You will help build one of the first large scale European battery factories. Northvolt is committed to a fully green production process through using emission free energy sources for production and recycling. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society, and we hope you want to be part of this mission too.

As an engineering manager at Northvolt, you will play a critical part in supporting and growing people in our Software Engineering and AI team. You will make sure they thrive in their roles and have access to all the tools, training and coaching they need. As somebody with a strong technical background, you will also help guide and shape the design of our solutions and be an important influencer in our technology and architecture choices. You will help us build a strong culture, facilitate technical delivery and work with us to continuously improve the way we work.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements

Some of the things you will do:

  • You will grow and guide a team of engineers through recruitment, coaching, mentoring, establishing healthy processes, and general support.
  • Work towards ensuring the team is aligned on business needs, delivering the expected value.
  • Be involved in forming the way we design and implement our systems, both through support and direct involvement in design decisions.
  • Make sure our way of working and agile software development practices are clear, modern and suited to bring out the best of the team.
  • Be part of the Automation management team and cross-functional collaboration on business needs, deliverables, and culture. You will collaborate with other managers in material flow, control systems and electrical engineering, IT, and infosec.
  • Work towards building a friendly, collaborative environment in line with the company culture.
  • Learn what it takes to manufacture batteries, build big factories, as well as continue developing your organization management toolkit and technology knowledge.

In the first year, your team’s successes will include:

  • Being part of the Northvolt story and making its first production-grade lithium-ion battery in its new Västerås factory.
  • Making first data flow from the factory floor and turning it into an operational digital twin.
  • Delivering backends and APIs for battery systems and factory equipment.
  • Enabling data scientists and machine learning engineers to build models on top of our digital twin.

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious and eager to learn. You love working with people and finding ways to grow a team and its people to make them thrive in the work place and to do better work. You are passionate about technology and should be able to reason about and influence the direction we’re going on an architectural level. You have a technical background in software engineering. Relevant experience in manufacturing industry is a plus.

The job is located in Stockholm with regular travel to Västerås.

Apply with a resumé or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Start-up possibilities

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant & Team Training Tuesdays

About the company

Northvolt was founded in 2016 with the mission to build the world’s greenest battery cell, with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling, to enable the European transition to renewable energy. Northvolt’s team of experts is building the next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, it will be Europe’s largest battery cell factory and produce 32 GWh worth of capacity annually.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a busy, fast moving 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 our Gdansk facility 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 battery 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 difference for real. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!

Landon Mossburg | Hiring Manager

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