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Network Engineer (m/f/d) - Germany

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

Northvolt Zwei has an exciting job offer for a Network Engineer to join our passionate team in Germany. In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

As a Network Engineer you will be designing, implementing, and managing communication networks used throughout Northvolt’s offices and factories. In this role you will get the opportunity to work with some of the cutting edge technologies and latest developments in the field of enterprise networking, data center and both private and public cloud networking and industrial networking. It is a unique opportunity to work in design, implementation and management of networking solutions that not only span across these multiple domains but aim towards full automation ("network as a code") of the complete network infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Support or lead requirements gathering discussions with stakeholders across multiple business units.
  • Support project implementation from requirements gathering, to building and deploying our networking infrastructure.

  • Plan and support management of the network and its services.

  • Coordinate vendors involved in implementing, and supporting our networks.

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. You will be vital member of the Digitalization team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy. Apply with CV and cover letter in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • Masters Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience implementing communication networks for complex WAN/LAN architectures and cloud networks.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in similar position.

  • 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.

Preferred Experience

  • Experience working with Cisco family of products is a plus.
  • Experience working with Industrial Ethernet or any deterministic Ethernet protocols
  • Familiarity and/or experience with software defined networking.
  • Experience in telecommunications vendor selection/negotiation.
  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry is a plus-
  • Experience of Python programming.

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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