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)

You will 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 our CIO Ole Christian Tvedt +47 32 06 77 00, or just apply here.

Location: Norway (Slependen outside Oslo)

Developer/Senior Developer, Backend (Sweden)

You will develop and refine our cloud services through well-designed and implemented software, ensuring the production of functional, reusable code. Regular debugging and troubleshooting code to maintain our high-quality standards, crafting web services focusing on insights & analytics, and producing clear, thorough documentation to ensure workflow transparency and continuity are other important tasks. Handling bug fixes for existing code when necessary.

As a part of our forward-thinking tech team, you’ll be working with the following technology stack: Linux, GitLab-CI, Docker, Go, Spring FW, REST, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kubernetes, Elasticsearch and Agile software development methodologies (Scrum, Kanban)

You are an experienced Java Developer with a strong desire to make a significant contribution to a fast-paced industry. You hold a Bachelor’s degree in software engineering/computer science or a related field. You are proficient in object-oriented software principles, design patterns, and methodologies, and have hands-on experience with Java programming (Java, Java EE, JMS, Spring framework). You understand automated test frameworks and appreciate test-driven development, and demonstrate a structured approach to development with familiarity in issue-tracking, requirements estimation, and revision control. You also have practical experience with Agile software development methodologies.

Want to know more? Please click here for more information and to apply.

Location: Sweden (Gothenburg)

Developer/Senior Developer, Frontend (Norway)

You will 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 just apply here.

Location: Norway (Slependen outside Oslo)

Developer/Senior Developer, Frontend (Sweden)

You will use JavaScript, TypeScript, React, React Native, and GraphQL to design, develop, and test UI for mobile and web applications. This includes building reusable code and libraries for future use, and accurately translating user and business needs into functional frontend code.

As part of our innovative tech team, you’ll be working with the following technology stack: JavaScript, TypeScript, React / React Native, GraphQL, REST APIs, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and agile software development methodologies (Scrum, Kanban)

You are an adept Front-end Developer with a strong foundation in responsive design. You hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, and hav at least 2 years of experience in frontend development. You possess a strong understanding of object-oriented web applications in JavaScript, TypeScript, React, React Native, and GraphQL, are familiar with Scrum/Agile development methodologies, and are familiar with the use of REST or GraphQL APIs

Want to know more? Please click here for more information and to apply.

Location: Sweden (Gothenburg)

Developer/Senior Developer, Embedded (Norway)

You will 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 CIO Ole Christian Tvedt +47 32 06 77 00, or just apply here.

Location: Norway (Slependen outside Oslo)

Automation&Reliability Architect - DevOps (Norway)

You are responsible for systems automation, facilitating software development, ensuring scalability, security and reliability in platforms, participating in architecture design, and maintaining platform monitoring and alerting systems.

You have solid competence through work experience or from the passion for coding. You know backend coding, CI/CD, Kubernetes, DevOps and Agile principles, and project management.

Want to know more? Please call our CIO Ole Christian Tvedt +47 32 06 77 00, or just apply here.

Location: Norway (Slependen outside Oslo)

Roles in Marketing

How we work with marketing at DEFA

The DEFA marketing team is responsible for planning and executing marketing strategies that enhance the brand’s presence and leadership in the business of electric vehicle charging and automotive pre-heating and charging solution across 40+ countries. We manage a mix of traditional marketing, event-based marketing, digital marketing, and social media campaigns and forge strong partnerships to amplify brand reach and engagement.

We are a dedicated group of professionals who consistently focus on deliver great results. We work cross discipline internally – from product idea to launch to the market. We believe in the power of knowledge and creativity. Our team members are skilled marketers with a deep understanding of marketing strategy, partner collaboration and digital landscapes.

Our workplace is vibrant and engaging, making each day a new opportunity to learn and grow together. We’re proud to be recognized for our marketing strategy, having won prestigious awards for our compelling video content.

Collaborating with partners is central to our strategy, bringing the DEFA brand into new markets and communities.

We’re looking for you!

Are you passionate about marketing and communication? Do you have a can-do attitude and a thirst to make an impact, DEFA might just be the place for you. We are particularly interested in talents who specialize in social media and digital marketing—areas where we’re setting our sights for future campaigns. Be part of an exciting global growth path – taking a local Norwegian family company to a global player!

SoMe & Brand Community Specialist (Norway)

Join our team at DEFA as a SoMe & Brand Community Specialist! If you excel at building connections and crafting engaging content, we want you. Take charge of nurturing our online community, driving engagement, and shaping our brand’s future. Apply now and let’s make a difference together!

What you will do

  • Initiate and participate in discussions on various social media platforms (own & others), responding to comments and messages promptly to maintain a dynamic and interactive brand presence.
  • Create content and campaigns that promote customer loyalty and engagement.
  • Develop, build and engage online brand communities.
  • Monitor and analyze community trends and feedback for continuous improvement.

Qualifications

  • Education within Marketing, PR or similar is an advantage
  • Love social media and communication
  • Motivated by creating an impact through marketing
  • Tech savvy with ability to adapt messaging to all audiences

Want to know more? Please call our EVP Marketing & Business Development Anders Granquist +47 32 06 77 00, or just apply here.

Location: Norway (Slependen outside Oslo)

Digital Marketing Specialist (Norway or Sweden)

Join our team at DEFA as a Digital Marketing Specialist! If you thrive on driving measurable outcomes, this role is for you. Spearhead strategic campaigns, optimize digital channels, and collaborate with our talented team to ensure our brand maintains a compelling online presence. Apply now and let’s shape the future together!

What you will do

  • Develop and execute digital marketing campaigns
  • Optimize paid and organic reach across various digital channels.
  • Work closely with the team to ensure cohesive marketing strategies
  • Monitor and report on KPIs and performance evaluations according to plans

Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Advertising or similar
  • Broad understanding of digital and SOME platforms and best practices
  • SEO/SEM experience
  • Minimum five years experience from digital marketing

Want to know more? Please call our EVP Marketing & Business Development Anders Granquist +47 32 06 77 00, or just apply here.

Location: Norway (Slependen outside Oslo) or Sweden (Stockholm)

SEO & Web Specialist (Norway)

Join our team at DEFA as an SEO & Web Specialist! If you have a knack for optimizing digital experiences, we want you. Take charge of implementing technical SEO best practices, refining web content, and driving enhancements to elevate our online presence. Apply now and let’s optimize together!

What you will do

  • Develop and optimize web content in multiple languages, including landing pages, webshop and campaign pages.
  • Implement technical SEO best practices and improve website visibility.
  • Perform technical analysis and monitoring for ongoing website improvements.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Marketing, Computer Science or similar
  • Solid knowledge of website analytics tools
  • Experience with managing websites
  • Experience with SEO, both technical and optimalization
  • Experience with plug-in/ad-in tools
  • UX competence
  • Some coding experience is s a plus (html, Javascript)
  • Experience with WordPress

Want to know more? Please call our EVP Marketing & Business Development Anders Granquist +47 32 06 77 00, or just apply here.

Location: Norway (Slependen outside Oslo)

More available roles

ERP Manager (Norway)

Responsible for development and maintenance of the ERP system (Dynamics AX/365), including integrations to and from the system (EDI, BI, webshops, etct). You hold a Masters degree in Application design, Supply Chain or similar, and have 3-5 years experience, strong knowledge and hands-on experience with ERP systems and architecture.

Want to know more? Please click here for more information and to apply.

Location: Norway (Slependen outside Oslo)

Senior Accountant (Norway)

We are currently seeking a Senior Accountant to join our Finance team in Norway. As a Senior Accountant at DEFA, you will be responsible for managing accounting, payroll and financial matters for our Norwegian entities.

Want to know more? Please click here for more information and to apply.

Location: Norway (Slependen outside Oslo)

Technical Support eMobility (Kista, Sweden)

I rollen som teknisk support kommer du att lära dig mycket om DEFAs verksamhet och hur e-mobility branschen fungerar i stort. Du kommer ingå i ett mindre team som jobbar med att stötta sina kunder med tekniska frågor och problem kopplade till deras produkter inom laddstationer och laddboxar.

Som person är du en problemlösare och snarare uppmuntras av utmaningar än räds för dem. Du är en lagspelare och hjälper gärna såväl kollegorna i supporten som kunderna som ringer in. Vi värdesätter egenskaper som samarbetsförmåga, hjälpsamhet och social kompetens.

Vill du veta mer om tjänsten? Se här.

What can we offer?

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.

 

Do you want to connect with us?

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