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If you’re an experienced Developer with knowledge in Erlang and Python you can start a career that helps to solve the climate crisis, with Statkraft. Join our Global Software Development Team today.

Software Developer (m/f/d) Erlang

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. 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.  

From helping to run advanced renewable power plants, developing the technologies that power EV charging infrastructures, to supporting our business solutions and corporate functions. With Statkraft, you’ll be working and collaborating alongside other technology and digital experts to innovate, maintain and provide the world with renewable energy. 


As an Erlang developer, you will engage with the business by developing customized systems giving Statkraft a competitive edge in the power market. In this role you will:

  • Work closely with the business to understand the business process and needs; design the technical concept and develop high quality software within agreed timescales
  • Support the agile release- and sprint planning process through analysis and estimation of development work
  • Develop and maintain sophisticated robotic trading systems
  • Play an essential part of developing the team and processes within Statkraft


What you bring along:

  • MS degree in Computer Science or similar technical field of study
  • Experience in professional software development
  • Professional and/or open-source work in at least one “functional” programming language (ideally Erlang or Elixir, but Lisp or ML is also possible)
  • Excellent Python skills
  • Basics of Linux command line usage
  • PostgreSQL competence and knowledge of Azure technology would be beneficial
  • Some familiarity with web front-end, Angular, REST, GraphQL
  • Experience with the actor model (Erlang, Akka, Akka.NET)
  • Excellent communication skills in English – German is optional


What we offer:

  • 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, and much more  
  • German language courses for non-native speakers and other learning opportunities including LinkedIn Learning for all our employees  
  • Competitive terms of employment and excellent benefit schemes 
  • Being part of a company proudly certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ 


For us the ideas of our committed and ambitious colleagues make the difference. If you want to share our passion for renewable energy and be a part of tomorrow’s energy world, please apply through our online application form. 

Please note: Statkraft manages critical infrastructure and services in several countries. We conduct background checks on qualified applicants before hire. The position is based in Düsseldorf. 




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Düsseldorf, Germany


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