System Manager
Luleå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Manager
Work model On location
Application due date 18 June 2024
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Company description

Vattenfall is one of Europe's largest producers and retailers of electricity and heat. Our main markets are Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and Great Britain. There are approximately 21,000 employees within the Vattenfall Group. We have been electrifying industries, delivering energy to homes and transforming life through innovation for over a hundred years. We now want to make it possible to live fossil-free within a generation and we are driving the transition to a sustainable energy system.

Job description

Are you a problem solver with good experience with IT systems? Are you driven by taking responsibility? Are you business focused? Then you might be our new System Manager!

Vattenfall IT is an internal IT integrated supplier that supports the entire Vattenfall Group. As an end-to-end IT provider, our goal is to excel in delivering effective IT services and solutions. This role belongs in the Asset IT part of the organization. Asset IT takes overall responsibility for all IT deliveries to asset-heavy business units within Vattenfall.

In this role, your focus area will be Vattenfall Vattenkraft Ab, which is a business unit responsible for Vattenfall's 90 hydropower plants and 400 dams in the north. Hydropower's renewable electricity production is a prerequisite for creating a climate-smart and fossil-free society. As part of your work, you discover new trends and developments in IT and decide on their relevance to the IT systems together with the IT architect and the line manager.

About the role

  • Resolve incidents in collaboration with relevant areas of expertise.
  • Make decisions and prioritize activities regarding cross-functional issues.
  • Ensure a controlled communication and planning of maintenance windows.
  • Lifecycle management for applications in your area of ​​responsibility.
  • Monitor and report KPIs to support the continuous maintenance of the systems and be responsible for actions related to the operation of the systems.
  • Ensure system documentation is maintained.
  • Apply technical safety requirements.
  • Responsibility for the annual operating maintenance budget (planning and follow-up).
  • Collaborate with people both inside and outside the immediate organization as well as with suppliers.

Requirements specification

In the role, you will ensure that applications are improved and optimized according to the customer's requirements, which includes upgrades and support packages. You will also collaborate with other system administrators in our effort to have a redundant organization. We would therefore like you to:

  • Has 3-7 years of relevant work experience as a system administrator.
  • Has general systems and ITIL knowledge.
  • Self-motivated and responsible.
  • Is cooperative and positive.
  • Has excellent communication skills in Swedish and English - verbally and in writing.
  • Meritorious if you have knowledge of Hydropower plants

The technical skills that are in demand are:

  • PowerShell
  • SQL
  • SQL Server
  • Windows Server
  • RHEL
  • Oracle

More information

We offer

In addition to helping you shape the smart energy society of the future, we offer you developing and varied work with many contact points. For us at Vattenfall, it is important that work and private life have a good balance, therefore we offer flexibility in work and the possibility to work from home if necessary. We also have a lot of other staff benefits, such as reduced working hours, advantageous occupational pension agreements, parental leave supplements and more. Read more about our benefits here.



For more information about the position itself, contact recruiting manager Bojan Begenisic, For questions about the recruitment process, contact recruiter Julia Norberg,

Union representatives: Sofi Wadström and Silvija Vatkovic, Leaders – Christer Gustafsson, SEKO – Juha Siipilehto, Unionen – Inger Strandberg. You can reach them via Vattenfall's exchange, 08 739 50 00

Welcome with your application no later than 2024-06-18. Selection and interviews are ongoing. We only accept applications via our website.

We are convinced that diversity contributes to building a more profitable and appealing company and strive to be good role models when it comes to diversity. Vattenfall works actively to ensure that all employees have the same opportunities and rights regardless of age, ethnic or cultural background, gender, religion/belief, sexual orientation or functional condition. Read more about how we work with diversity and inclusion here.

As the safety of Vattenfall and its employees is crucial, we will carry out a "pre-employment screening" before each employment. These controls are based on your role that you will fulfill within Vattenfall.

Vattenfall is part of Sweden's critical infrastructure, thus many of our services are security classified. If this position is security classified, a security check will be carried out before employment, in accordance with the Security Protection Act.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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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!