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Data Engineer

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

As part of the Software Engineering & AI team at Northvolt, you will be collecting, processing and analyzing datastreams from manufacturing equipment and from connected devices in the field.

You will enable next-generation green batteries by building data pipelines to empower us to rapidly prototype and deploy complex models.

This role requires deep knowledge working with modern data processing technologies. Tuning, troubleshooting and scaling these big data technologies are crucial to our work. A large part of your time will be spent writing code, as well as designing and architecting systems, collaborating closely with the DevOps team and supporting the Data Scientists.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Build and optimize big data pipelines for processing large-scale raw data streams from IoT devices
  • Design, maintain and monitor cloud architectures comprised of databases, data lakes and ETL systems
  • Define efficient and flexible schemas and make data accessible to technical and non-technical stakeholders

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. As Data Engineer you are a vital member of the Software team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.

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

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • MSc in Data Engineering/Data Science/Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Experience with IoT systems for large data volumes (collection, storage, transformation, preparation for analysis)
  • Comfortable working with time-series data
  • Not afraid to dig into hardware specifications
  • Enjoys working with unstructured data
  • Experience in Go or Python, and SQL
  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry is a plus

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish/Korean/Japanese is a plus
  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • AWS (or equivalent tools in Azure/Google): Kinesis (Streams/Firehose), IoT Core, EMR, Glue, Athena, Lambda, ElasticSearch, S3
  • GraphQL, Terraform, Balena, Kubernetes
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • "Can do" attitude and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • Great team collaborator that thrives in multi cultural and international environment
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor
  • Passionate & purpose driven

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!

Jonna Lindell | Hiring Manager

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