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Solution Architect



Exciting opportunity to join a key player in the renewable energy sector

Are you a Solution Architect with a background from software development who wants to work with a high available IT environment? Do you want to be a part of a committed and technically driven team, and contribute to developing and making NKT’s ongoing digital journey even better? Then we have the right job for you! 


Strengthen our Group IT
NKT is on a Digital Journey – where we are developing new solutions for improved efficiency and quality. Group IT supports all parts of the NKT business – from Sales and Engineering to Manufacturing, Installation and Service. Our role is to advice, design and support on NKT´s Digital Enterprise. 


To support the business growth – we are looking for a Solution Architect with proven track record from developing software solutions – preferable towards the manufacturing industry. We think you have started to use more cloud based solutions but can act in a hybrid environment as well. At NKT we combine standard platforms with development that adds value. Information architecture is a cornerstone and therefore we want you to be a driver and enabler of our information models as well as system landscape. 


You will report to the Director and Head of Infrastructure and Service Delivery and be a part of the leadership team – where you will be the lead architect for our digital solutions. 

Some of your tasks will be: 

  • Advice and lead development of digital solutions
  • Being the IT Architect towards our business stakeholders – participating an innovation boards, digital initiatives, etc. 
  • Governance and Development of Information- & System Landscape for the business in Karlskrona. 
  • Architect support towards Production and Technology organisations – delivering technical expertise where machines, control systems and more – needs to be integrated with new software and cloud services
  • IOT dialogs – advising the business with when, what and how.  

You will support a growing organisation and be a part of the Group IT team in Karlskrona, where we are currently upscaling our production and testing capabilities significantly as well as personnel capabilities. This means that you will be employed at what will soon be the world's largest submarine cable factory, playing a key role in the creation of a better future by enabling the expansion of wind farms and optimizing energy supply between and within countries. We deliver complete solutions, cable systems and installation with our own vessel.

Analytical, energetic and self-driven 
To succeed in this position, you need to be a person who is analytical, driven and who enjoys collaborating and sharing experiences with your colleagues. Equally important is your solution-oriented mindset and previous experience from software development, software design and industrial automation. This position also puts high demands on your ability to be independent and have the ability to plan and lead your work as well as colleagues and subcontractor tasks in accordance with current internal quality processes. It is of great importance that you are analytical and easily familiar with customer needs and production processes.


You will work closely with several different professional roles where you will be responsible for the delivery of various IT services to NKT's operations. Moreover, you enjoy working in an international, dynamic and fast-moving environment that allows you to benefit from your creativity and great personnel skills.
Additionally, your CV includes:

  • BSc or MSc degree preferably within electrical engineering or computer technology
  • Extensive experience from application development and service delivery in multinational manufacturing enterprises. 
  • Recent experience from using public cloud solutions when delivering Infrastructure to a Manufacturing company. 
  • Relevant experience in various manufacturing applications and tools. (ERP, MES/MOM, Scada, Historian). Cable manufacturing process experience.
  • Hands-on infrastructure experience. Vendor management skills. Excellent customer service skills.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Swedish. 

Contact and application
NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work.


Apply with CV and personal letter via the link below, at latest 31th of August.


If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Recruiting Manager, Gordon Sjöqvist, gordon.sjoqvist@nkt.com or +46 455 534 01 or HR Business Partner, Andreas Christenson, andreas.christenson@nkt.com. Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail and that we will only consider candidates already residing in Sweden. Due to summer holidays you can expect feedback from us in the middle/end of August.


Union Representatives
Sveriges Ingenjörer - Christian Fisch, +46 455 56 380  
Unionen - Mikael Hammarin +46 455 75 972
Ledarna - Roger Jönsson, +46 455 55 911


Welcome with your application!



About NKT
NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.3 billion in 2019. NKT - We connect a greener world. www.NKT.com.


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Posting Date:  14-Jul-2021

Lyckeby, SE, 37165

Type:  Permanent

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