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Infrastructure Engineer (m/f/d) - Germany

  • Braunschweig
  • Braunschweig

Northvolt Zwei in Braunschweig has an exciting job offer for an Infrastructure Engineer (m/f/d) to join our IT team.

You will be contributing in your area from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories, which will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society. This is a greenfield project in a complex field, which requires a combination of proven technologies and design of new innovative solutions.

You will collaborate with a cross-functional group of experts from automation, control, materials flow, factory design, software engineering and machine learning to design, deploy and keep the lights on infrastructure which allows us to have highly automated development and production process, collect complete data from both manufacturing and battery systems, and develop innovative applications which optimize our processes and products.

We are a new company with great plans and great people. We constantly have to figure out solutions to new types of problems. If you are a problem solver, this is for you! Come join us on our journey of transforming the world.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Design, test and deploy infrastructure to operate a modern factory producing large amounts of data (and batteries!) daily.
  • Collaborate with software engineers to develop automation solutions for how we safely test and deploy code on anything from battery packs to cloud to factory equipment.
  • Work to develop and help to document Northvolt’s processes around infrastructure deployment and software deployment.
  • Work with the infosec team to continuously test, monitor, and improve the security of our infrastructure.
  • Work with our construction/IT department to help build out the right network architecture and deployment solutions.
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional group of experts across the company to make sure we build the right things together for the right reasons and learn how electrical batteries are designed, developed, and manufactured from cradle to grave.
  • Keep up with the state of the art in infrastructure, CI/CD frameworks, cross-platform software development, engineering processes, as well as develop more domain knowledge in related areas (among others, automation, battery manufacturing and connectivity)
  • Help us build a great team and make Northvolt Zwei a great place to work.

You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Germany and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. Apply with CV and cover letter in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Work with great people

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Skills & Requirements

Education/Experience

  • Masters Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent experience.
  • Deploying and managing infrastructure in the cloud (AWS, GCP or Azure) using infrastructure as code (ideally Terraform).
  • Working with distributed systems, micro-services, load balancing, etc.
  • Working with virtualization, containerization, Kubernetes and related technologies.
  • Strong programming skills in at least one scripting language (ideally Python) and desire to learn more (especially golang).

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Good communication skills, ability to Get Stuff Done, and a learning mindset.
  • Passion for solving problems with technology in simple yet innovative ways especially with open source software.
  • Excellent English both oral and written, Swedish/German is a plus.
  • Experience from start-up environment is a plus.
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor.
  • Passionate and purpose driven - we enable the future of energy.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Start-up possibilities

  • Wellness Grant

  • Newly renovated office in city center.

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 and Northvolt Zwei in Germany.

The Northvolt–Volkswagen Group joint venture is establishing a gigafactory in Salzgitter, Germany. Northvolt Zwei takes its design from the Northvolt blueprint for battery manufacturing developed for Northvolt Ett. Start of construction is planned for 2021 and start of operations beginning of 2024. Initial annual output will be at least 16 GWh.​


André Hellström | Hiring Manager

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