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Senior Software Developer (m/f/d) - Germany

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

Northvolt Zwei in Braunschweig has an exciting job offer for a Senior Software Developer (m/f/d) to join our digitalization team at the new Gigafactory in Germany.

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 and collaborate on the data plumbing of the Gigafactory. 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:

  • Develop, test, and deploy state of the art software systems for automation, data collection and machine learning applications for our factories,
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional group of experts across the company to make sure we build the right things together for the right reasons.
  • Help us build a great team and make Northvolt Zwei a great place to work!

The Person (m/f/d) we are looking for is goal oriented, curious and eager to learn. 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 or your complete LinkedIn profile.

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Skills & Requirements


  • A degree in Computer Science and 7+ years of experience from a modern software company.
  • Experience with one or several cloud providers and programming languages (Go and Python preferred)
  • Knowledge of software development, web APIs, SQL database, and skills within hardware and PLC programming will be seen as a bonus.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage across multiple, often time-sensitive requests.
  • Keep up with the state of the art in software, distributed systems, and engineering processes, as well as develop more domain knowledge in related areas (among others, automation, battery manufacturing and connectivity

Specific Skills

  • Good communication skills, ability to Get Stuff Done, and a learning mindset.
  • Excellent English written and oral skills, German/Swedish is a plus.
  • Highly organized, collaborative and proactive problem-solver.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize a multitude of complex problems across cross-functional teams.
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, curiosity and 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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