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Senior Software Engineer -

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Senior Software Engineer -

We are currently looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the web development team.

If you are reading this, you probably already know that Polestar is an electric performance car brand. We work hard to create a unique experience for the customer, owner, and driver. The thrill of driving the car, the digital experience of buying, owning, and controlling a Polestar require us to push the limits of technology and software development. Sustainability has been there from the beginning, and we have set a moonshot goal for climate-neutral cars in 2030. There is an ocean of opportunities in this for talented IT professionals who want to dive in and make a difference.

Acquisition Tools

Acquisition Tools is a product area responsible for delivering and maintaining Digital Products to support sales activities and customer acquisitions. The products making up the Acquisition Tools product area include, our CRM platforms and content management system (CMS), as well as parts of the car remarketing journey. Acquisition Tools is part of the Customer Acquisition and Services domain, through which we deliver a wide range of digital solutions serving both our existing and future customers. Our primary goal is to provide our customers with a first-class experience in both the physical and digital touchpoints. The domain leverages a best-of-breed of technology, combining bespoke solutions with commercial technologies. The domain is a key enabler of Polestar's overall strategy as a Direct-to-consumer brand and the increasingly important aftermarket business.

About the role

As a Senior Software Engineer at Polestar, you will be a creator, transforming Polestar's digital vision into working solutions by building digital products, platforms & services. Thereby, Software Engineers directly influence the digital functionality and how users will interact with it. You also stay on top of the ever-changing technological landscape and invest significant energy in evolving their skills. You are not only up to date on industry trends regarding the Digital Product's technology stack but also know what the near future will bring.

What you will do 

  • Work closely with the Digital Lead and Business Analyst leading the digital product team
  • Build applications, often in close collaboration with designers, to optimize trade-offs between technical functionality and end-user experience
  • Design and develop the business logic and back-end systems of the Digital product
  • Ensure the code follows latest coding practices and industry standards
  • Write both unit and integration tests, and develop automation tools for daily tasks
  • Challenge ideas and opinions to avoid pitfalls and inefficient solutions
  • Maintain a close relation to Competence Group Leads and Architecture & Standards team (under Deputy CDO) to ensure latest guidelines and guardrails are followed when developing digital products/services/platforms


Who you are

  • You have solid problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly process and analyze information
  • You master one or several of the following technologies: .NET Core, Node.js, Typescript, React.js, GraphQL
  • You should ideally be able to work through the "full stack”, i.e., back-end and front-end
  • Experience developing serverless applications in a cloud environment, preferably AWS
  • Experience working with event-driven microservices
  • Experience with NoSQL-style databases, e.g., DynamoDB
  • Experience with writing effective unit and integration tests
  • Preferably, you have experience with design principles and concepts like SOLID and Domain-Driven Design
  • Preferably, you already have strong experience from previous positions as a Developer on a cross-functional and/or agile team
  • An interest in data and analytics and data-driven development is a big plus

Personal Qualities 

  • Great communicator, who is able to explain complex technical concepts and align organization on decisions
  • Team player and collaborator with an innovative mindset
  • Passionate about technology and excited about the impact of emerging technologies
  • Wants to unleash inner self-starter and work in an environment that fosters entrepreneurship
  • Believes in culture of complete transparency and trust
  • Open to learning new ideas outside scope or knowledge skillset
  • Ready to coach junior software engineers on the team


Polestar - the guiding star

Polestar is an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in by catalyzing the change to sustainable mobility. We are a global team of highly talented individuals who share a passion to change the world. We challenge conventions and we challenge ourselves for the purpose of innovation. We believe innovation is a team effort and that just like each component is critical to the performance of our cars each person working at Polestar is as important to the team and its performance. We work in close collaboration across empowered global teams that don’t settle for anything less than excellence.

At Polestar, the sky is the limit.

Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.


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