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Data Scientist

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

We are looking to grow the data team within Northvolt Software Engineering & AI. Our factories, batteries and R&D laboratories are producing large amounts of heterogenous data that get uploaded to our home-grown cloud platform, and are then processed, organized, and ready for analysis. Working together with the data team, you will partner and collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders across Northvolt. As a Data Scientist, you will contribute directly to solving problems, lead discovery of insights, and build a shared knowledge base. We strive to use technology and data to co-develop solutions that matter, and welcome applicants from diverse experience levels and backgrounds.

We are searching for someone passionate about using data visualization, statistics, and modeling to tell stories. The ideal candidate will have experience with data at scale and taking a model from a conceptual idea to a working product. We are looking for a curious life-long learner who takes ownership and is eager to collaborate to build better products. This role is a vital member of the Software Engineering & AI team and is key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Key responsibilities include

  • Developing models for predictive maintenance, manufacturing quality, reduce unplanned downtime, battery longevity and more
  • Developing solutions for tracking performance, characterizing operation patterns, and detecting anomalies
  • Defining requirements and supporting development of self-service data analytics tools across teams within Northvolt

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

Full-time employment, fixed salary.

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 Experience

  • Python: Data analysis and visualization (jupyter, pandas, matplotlib/seaborn/bokeh/plotly etc.)
  • Data-driven modeling (unsupervised learning, regression, random forest, SVM, etc.)
  • Delivering working explanatory/predictive models/analyses as part of product team and/or consultancy
  • Statistics, algorithms, clustering, uncertainty quantification
  • Comfortable writing SQL queries

Not Required (bonus points)

  • [Bonus] Analyzing and modeling time-series data and unstructured data
  • [Bonus] Manufacture industry and/or Li-ion technology experience
  • [Bonus] Engineering foundation understanding (electro/mechanical/chemical/physical), preferably within the energy domain
  • [Bonus] Data visualization using tools (e.g. Grafana, Kibana, PowerBI, Tableau, Qlik, Quicksight, etc.)
  • [Bonus] Software engineering (version control, unix, software workflow, either of C/C++/C#/Java/Go)
  • [Bonus] Cloud (AWS/GCP/Azure): Data storage, processing, and compute technologies
  • [Bonus] Data Engineering (e.g. Spark, Airflow) and Data Modeling (e.g. (de)normalization for OLTP/OLAP)


  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills
  • Independent, organized and entrepreneurial
  • Passionate team collaborator that can thrive in a diverse international environment (65+ nationalities and counting)
  • Qualities that we value are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor

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 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.

The future needs high-quality, green batteries. And it needs lots of them.

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!

Marcus Ulmefors | Hiring Manager

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