Statkraft AS

International Trainee Programme: IT Trainee Positions

 Are you looking to start your career as a trainee in a company where you’ll be surrounded by and learn from smart people who truly care about their work positively impacting the green energy transition?

Statkraft’s International Trainee Programme is a great introduction into working life. You will spend 16 months learning and developing yourself alongside other graduates, and kick start your career in renewables. The programme consists of three job rotations across the company, of which at least one will be abroad. As a trainee, you will participate in various professional development courses and gatherings to acquire new skills and share experiences. You will also become a part of our brand-new CEO-led Future Board – an advisory board made up of trainees and young professionals at Statkraft who will advise and challenge our CEO on key issues and topics. For the first time ever, young professionals get a seat at the table, and will help shape our future here at Statkraft. 


We have two trainee positions available across this area. Please specify on your application if you have a preference for a particular focus area. 


Trainee IT Security, in Security Architecture Team 
Location: Oslo 

As an IT Security Trainee , you’ll: 

  • Learn and help communicate IT Security policies and requirements, standards and best practices, delivering value and defense mechanisms to the IT Solutions and Projects  

  • Help the IT teams implement security controls and configurations In order to make the IT Architecture robust and defendable 

  • Learn about and support penetration testing and ethical hacking, risk assessments and architectural reviews, gaining key skills and insight in working in an IT Security Department to further your career in IT Security. 


Trainee Software Development 
Location: Oslo 

As a trainee in Software Development, you`ll: 

  • Deliver customized solutions to the Energy Management process and Trading processes to optimize our renewable power portfolio 

  • Collaborate with analysis teams to build useful tools and automate time consuming manual processes 

  • Work on data harvesting and integration solutions, creating new data insights and efficient business processes  

  • Coordinate implementations with international customers and our internal engineering department 

  • Prepare release notes and operational handover documents 

  • Participate in system development projects on a cross-company basis 


About You: 

We are looking for IT trainees who is motivated to learn and develop essential skills that will contribute to future-proof our business and renewable energy solutions. This includes: 

  • Master’s degree in science and technical fields, for Security trainee role preferably within IT security and Cyber security 

  • For Software Development role:  

  • Some knowledge of Net C# programming, Python and/or Microsoft Azure 

  • For IT Security role:  

  • Knowledge of IT Architecture, IT Networks, OSI stack, Client/Server Architecture, Cloud solutions 

  • Some knowledge of security policies and best practises – CIS Controls, ISO and NIST standards 

  • You are team player who can communicate with different stakeholders 

  • You have a proactive and independent way of working, and enjoy collaboration with different cultures/countries 

  • Fluency in English and Norwegian 


At Statkraft, we’re always looking for people with great social and communication skills. People who love to lead, teach and help others learn.  


Why Statkraft? 

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 and we need your help in doing that. With us, you’ll shape and build a career that is truly forward-facing with many amazing opportunities and offerings to match.  


What we offer 

  • Unlimited learning opportunities at various levels of the organisation including Linkedin Learning and inspiring leaderships program like IMD  

  • The chance to grow your career alongside a truly global network of experts, leaders, specialists and graduates from different countries and backgrounds 

  • The opportunity to work somewhere with pride, and to be able to honestly say “My work is contributing to saving the planet” 

  • A work culture that puts emphasis on the individual, offering flexible working solutions, parental leave and work life balance principles  

  • A focus on fun outside of work, supported by various activity groups such as soccer, yoga, sailing, climbing, boxing, cabin rentals, and much more (programmes vary depending on location) 


Practical information 

To apply please attach your CV, motivation letter and certificates/grade transcripts. In your application clearly specify which of the roles above you are interested in (can be multiple).  If multiple locations are presented, please specify wanted location. 

To be eligible to apply, please note that you must hold a completed Master’s Degree within September 2022, and have no more than two years of work experience (excluding internships, summer jobs, part-time jobs and similar). 

For more information about the International Trainee Programme please access our website, 


Deadline to apply is October 3rd, 2021. 

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



For questions please reach out to, and we will handle your request as soon as possible. 


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