IT architect infrastructure
LULEÅ, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position IT architect/Solution architect
Work model On location
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Company description

Vattenfall Vattenkraft is responsible for Vattenfall's 90 hydropower plants and approx. 300 dams in the Nordic region. We are approximately 500 employees in Sweden and Finland with headquarters in Luleå. Hydropower's renewable electricity production is a prerequisite for creating a climate-smart and fossil-free society where we play an important role as an enabler for the sustainable energy system of the future. Our production corresponds to approx. 25% of Sweden's total electricity needs. In order to deliver high availability in our production, we need to constantly challenge ourselves, develop our working methods and take advantage of digital opportunities.

Job description

Do you want to have fun at work and at the same time work for a fossil-free society?

Now you have the opportunity to do it with us at Vattenfall Vattenkraft. We work together for a fossil-free society. To reach our goal, we need committed employees who want to contribute to a better climate on our planet. You become an important part of that work!

Now we are looking for an IT architect with a focus on infrastructure for Luleå!

As Vattenfall Vattenkraft's IT infrastructure architect, you have an important role in the work with ongoing digitization initiatives and in the work to continue developing safe and robust infrastructure for our electricity production. The work involves close collaboration with colleagues who work in different ways with our electricity production facilities and our IT/OT suppliers.

As an IT architect with a focus on infrastructure, you will, among other things:

  • Develop and maintain architecture descriptions of our IT/OT infrastructure, both from a current and target perspective
  • In collaboration with system administrators, develop and keep up-to-date development plans per technology area
  • In projects, transform different types of requirements into expedient solution architecture
  • Carry out investigations, analyzes and architecture reviews
  • Contribute to the joint development of methods, tools and relevant work processes.

Requirements specification

You have post-secondary education in IT, or other experience and education that we consider equivalent. In addition to that, you have:

  • Several years of experience working with IT architecture with a focus on infrastructure
  • Technical knowledge and experience in several technology areas such as networks, storage, virtualization, Windows/Linux, IT security solutions, etc.
  • Good experience in system integration, modern architecture and models for data exchanges as well as associated technology platforms
  • Worked with workshop management and compiling target group adapted results.

Meritorious are:

  • Certifications in IT architecture, e.g. IASA or DF competence
  • Experience of working in a business with high security requirements
  • Experience working in environments with industrial control systems (ICS/DCS) and knowledge of the protocols used by these systems.

You are motivated by analyzing different relationships and describing them, including associated solutions, in a clear and easily understandable way. You are self-motivated, get things done and are driven by creating results and clear business benefits.

Your way of working is characterized by curiosity, initiative and prioritization skills and a desire to understand causes and connections. You have very good communication and collaboration skills and are fluent in both Swedish and English. Travel in the service occurs, B driving license is a requirement.

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Contact persons

For questions about the position, please contact recruiting manager Anders Berglund, 070-372 64 03 or team leader Daniel Gotthold, 070-372 20 81. Union representatives are Anneli Jönsson Ledarna, Samuel Jernlif Unionen, Magnus Nilsson Akademikerna and Anders Karlström SEKO. All can be reached via Vattenfall's switchboard, 08-739 50 00.

Join us and lead the way towards change

To realize the goal of a fossil-free life, we need to make use of different perspectives, experiences and skills. We need thinkers, creators, developers, problem solvers and a wide range of other roles with one thing in common - that you contribute your unique talent and unleash your superpowers in the team. We work towards our common goal in a first-class work environment where everyone should feel equal and included.

Welcome with your application via our advertisement on Vattenfall's career pages no later than March 10, 2024. If you have questions, contact recruiter Ingela Skoog, 0730-243 164.

We look forward to receiving your application!

We are convinced that diversity enriches, and therefore work continuously for equality and inclusion in our workplace. Please read more about our work in diversity and inclusion

Vattenfall Vattenkraft is part of Sweden's socially critical infrastructure, thus many of our services are safety-classified. If the position you are applying for is security classified, in accordance with the Security Protection Act, a record check and security interview will be carried out before employment.


Why you should work with us!

Vattenfall is a European energy company with approximately 19,000 employees. For more than 100 years we have electrified industries, supplied energy to people's homes and modernised our way of living through innovation and cooperation. We are determined to enable fossil-free living within one generation. 

To succeed we must become fossil free ourselves. But that's not enough. We are looking beyond our own industry to see where we can really make a difference. Together with our partners, we are taking on the responsibility to find new and sustainable ways to electrify transportation, industries and heating.

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Application due date 2024-03-10
About the employer
At Vattenfall you’ll take part in a bigger challenge: To make it possible to live fossil-free within a generation. We want to show the way to a sustainable future and stimulate a climate smarter life. This requires new perspectives and actual changes. It requires people who want to make a real difference. Join us and power fossil-free living!