Senior Backend Developer

Join Statkraft as a Senior Backend Developer in Oslo. Shape a career in renewable energy with a global leader. Work on high-performance computing platforms and contribute to a sustainable future.

Oslo, Norway  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   16 days ago

About Statkraft

Company Overview

Statkraft AS

Oslo, Norway


Business Model

Renewable Energy

Electricity generation, energy trading, and heat supply services.

$16.4 billion in revenue in 2022, primarily from power generation and energy trading.

Locations & Geography

Operates in over 20 countries including Norway, Germany, Sweden, the UK, Albania, Brazil, Peru.

Company Culture

Committed to renewable energy and sustainability, focusing on being a leading green hydrogen producer and renewable energy provider.

Supports innovative and sustainable solutions in energy, with a focus on continuous development and environmental responsibility.

Emphasizes skill development and training opportunities in the renewable energy sector.

Activities & Projects

Statkraft is focusing on the development of wind, solar, and hydro projects, particularly in Europe. Notable is the large wind farm in Brazil and the hydrogen projects in Norway, Sweden, UK, Germany, and The Netherlands.

Investing in green hydrogen technologies and the integration of renewable energy into new markets, including a significant role in the maritime and heavy-duty land transport sectors.

Statkraft publishes the Low Emissions Scenario report, outlining strategies for energy transition to reach net zero by 2050.

Career Opportunities

Various roles in engineering, project management, and sustainability focused positions.

Offers comprehensive benefits including health insurance, flexible working hours, and strong emphasis on employee development.

Contact Information

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Statkraft Careers

Statkraft has been making clean energy possible for over a century. That’s what we offer. 125 years of unrivalled expertise in supplying the world with what it needs most. We envision a world that runs entirely on renewable energy. Because in the fight against climate change, we don’t see renewable energy as part of the solution – we believe it must be the solution. With us, you’ll shape a career that is truly forward-facing with many amazing opportunities and offerings to match.

But there’s more work to be done – that’s why we need you to join us.

Working in Nordic Software Development

Nordic Software Development is a software development team in Statkraft that delivers class leading software for the Energy Management process in Statkraft. Some examples are:

  • Developing our high-performance computing platform where we run all the computationally heavy models and the tooling around that platform.
  • Delivering customized solutions to the Energy management process that optimizes the sales of our renewable power on the spot and reserve markets
  • Working with the construction and maintenance teams that build and operate our power plants to optimize maintenance

On a technical level we deliver a wide range of solutions ranging from web applications to advanced analytics tools using Python and C++.

Custom software development is essential for Statkraft to remain a market leader in renewable energy production and we are now looking for great people to join our software development team. If you enjoy challenging yourself and working in a competitive industry where technology is evolving the business we operate in, then we would love to talk to you. If you are motivated by working for a company that is a key part of the solution for creating an environmentally sustainable society then Statkraft is the company for you.

As part of the team, you will have the opportunity to work closely with experienced developers specialized in diverse area and share knowledge with them. You will also collaborate with business users and will learn a lot about producing and selling power and maintaining renewable power assets as well as many types of analysis such as hydrology, power markets and preventive maintenance.

Your role

  • Help develop our high-performance computing platform, where we run all our computationally heavy models, and the tooling around that platform. This platform is used in the Energy management process that optimizes the sales of our renewable power on the spot and reserve markets and is essential for Statkrafts success.
  • Work with our many analysis teams, such as market analysis, hydrology and climate and short-term optimization to help develop their tooling and automating time consuming manual processes. A close collaboration with the business is a key success factor so the ability to understand what the business users do and to have a good dialogue with them is crucial.
  • Work in agile product teams and contribute in all areas of software development from architecture to testing and CI/CD.


  • Extensive commercial experience in software development spanning multiple years.
  • Solid Python development experience
  • Computer science background and solid understanding of all aspects of the developer role
  • Good social and communication skills
  • Eager to learn about new trends and technologies
  • Fluent in English, and preferably Norwegian

Other useful skills in this role:

  • CI/CD pipelines
  • Containerisation (Kubernetes)
  • C++ experience
  • Experience working with time series data
  • Understanding of mathematics/statistics
  • Experience with Agile Methodology (Scrum)

What we offer

  • Unlimited learning opportunities at various levels of the organisation
  • The chance to grow your career alongside a truly global network of experts, leaders, specialists and graduates from different countries and backgrounds
  • A work culture that puts emphasis on the individual, offering flexible working solutions, parental leave and work life balance principles
  • Statkraft offers competitive terms of employment and benefits schemes, and we’re a trusted employer that puts the safety of our people first. We believe that a safe and healthy working environment is a matter of choice, not chance
  • Relocation support if needed.

Statkraft manages critical infrastructure and services in several countries. The applicant must be eligible for security clearance and authorisation.

Statkraft's vision is to renew the way the world is powered. To navigate the complex journey ahead, we need every voice at the table. We therefore work actively to be a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcome all applicants regardless of background, gender, age, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnicity, nationality or disability.

We evaluate applications for this role on a rolling basis, so please apply with your CV through our career pages as soon as possible.

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About the role

Jul 06, 2024

Full Time


Jan 01, 2025



Oslo, Norway



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