Careers at DEFA

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DEFA is a family-owned Norwegian technology company established in 1946, with 450 employees on three continents. For more than 75 years, we have evolved from a local family business to an international charging company, driven by the search for new links between technology and people. Our most important principle is simplicity, and while it requires more of us, it brings more value to our customers. That's how we've grown, and that's how we'll grow in the future, creating products and solutions that work for everyone, everywhere.
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Roles in Electronics & Software Development

How we work with electronics & software development

Our Shared R&D function is responsible for improvements and new developments of DEFAs digital services within three main areas: embedded firmware & IoT, cloud services and client applications (mobile/PC/web apps), that are key for our customers user experience.

 

The team works according to established principles such as agile, object oriented and test-driven development, with some core languages and methods, such as Docker, Kubernetes, Linux and CI/CD-systems (GitLab) and Git. With continuous focus to find new and smarter ways of working, the team is not afraid to try new technology, languages and methods in order to improve and further develop the core services, and micro-services across the platforms.

 

Our software developers are located in Norway and Sweden, where they share challenges, smart solutions, competence and continue to develop their skills.

Developer/Senior Developer, Backend (Norway & Sweden)

Design, develop and implement backend/cloud services software through quality coding on assigned solution platform.

 

You have solid competence through work experience or from the passion for coding. Our backends are mainly written in Java and other JVM based languages (Scala, Kotlin etc.), with frameworks like Spring Boot and Play. Some other technologies and keywords used and heard are REST, JSON, Node JS, PostGraphile, GraphQL, Akka, PostgreSQL. Knowledge within web/API -development and databases is welcome.

 

Want to know more? Please call one of our Manager Cloud Services Arild Almås Berg +47 32 06 77 00 or Patrick Anderberg +46 10 498 38 00, or just apply here.

 

Location: Norway (Slependen outside Oslo) and/or Sweden (Gothenburg)

Developer/Senior Developer, Frontend (Norway & Sweden)

Design, develop and implement frontend/client services software through quality for assigned solution platform.

 

You have solid competence through work experience or from the passion for coding. Our frontend coding is mainly done in JavaScirpt/TypeScript and React/Vue.js, but we also use other technologies such as React Native, Backbone-Marionette, GraphQL, Docker, Kubernetes, and GitLab CI/CD to mention some.

 

Want to know more? Please call our CIO Ole Christian Tvedt +47 32 06 77 00, or Manager Client applications Patrick Anderberg +46 10 498 38 00, or just apply here.

 

Location: Norway (Slependen outside Oslo) and/or Sweden (Gothenburg)

Developer/Senior Developer, Embedded (Norway)

Design, develop and implement embedded software through quality coding in close cooperation with our hardware developers.

 

You have solid competence through work experience or from the passion for coding. Our embedded coding is mainly done in C++, Python or Linux, but we also use other technologies such as Yocto, ZeroMQ, Bluetooth/WiFi/LTE Cat M1, Docker, Kubernetes, and GitLab CI/CD to mention some.

 

Want to know more? Please call our Manager Embedded firmware & IoT Kanchan Jalawadi +47 32 06 77 00, or just apply here.

 

Location: Norway (Slependen outside Oslo)

More available roles

Product Development Engineer (Norway)

Responsible for dedicated development projects within pre-heating of cars from technical specification, design, simulations, testing and documentation in close cooperation with production and colleagues in Norway, Canada and China.

 

You have a Bachelor within mechanics, ideally with some mechatronics or electronics, and experience with construction/design & use of 3D design tools. You have knowledge within material- and production processes, and project management skills. You are structured, analytical, have eye for details, and strong communication skills in English and Norweigan.

 

You will be part of the Auto&Industry R&D team in Norway.

 

Want to know more? Please call R&D Manager Agnar Kopperud at +47 32 06 77 00, or just apply here

 

Location: Norway (Nesbyen)

What can we offer?

Employees

Working at DEFA

At DEFA you will meet energetic, ambitious, and skill-full employees, dedicated in their roles to deliver on our promise of simple products and solutions that work for everyone, everywhere and every time. With our strong innovation culture and technological expertise, you will have the opportunity to develop with us, connecting with different cultures, people and talents, and help drive us forward.

 

Our staff is located in Norway, Sweden, Finland, Germany, UK, Canada and China, within a wide range of product areas and competence, such as: Product & service development, Software development, Solutions engineering, B2B sales, Technical & customer support, Marketing, Administration, Purchasing, Supply Chain & Logistics, IT services, Project management, Production, and more..

 

We are dedicated and passionate about what we do, and focus on giving our employees training, development opportunities and the possibility to grow and thrive.

 

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Open applications

We are always searching for people who want to join our high performing and quality focused team! If you want to connect with us, you are welcome to send an open application with CV and what type of role you would like to be considered for.

 

Send you application to jobs@defa.com