Software Engineer

Requisition Number:  11061
Company:  W Electric Sweden AB

Västeras, U, SE, 721 63

At Westinghouse Electric Company, we are pioneers in nuclear technology and our technology is the basis for nearly half of the world's commercial nuclear power plants in operation. Today, we are also building several new reactors that contribute to more fossil-free energy. Globally, we have over 10,000 employees in 19 countries, of which 1,000 are at our Swedish workplaces in Västerås and Täby. Our Swedish operations were founded in 1969 and supply nuclear fuel as well as products and services in automation, maintenance, testing and decommissioning for customers around the world. Read more about us 

Software Developer, Westinghouse Västerås


Are you interested in working with advanced technology and being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? Do you have software development background, analytical skills and do you enjoy a dynamic and international working environment? Great – you should join our team!


The Software Development team in Västerås, Sweden is responsible for calculation software for BWR, VVER and PWR reactors. Our work provides a critical contribution to the operations and business of nuclear power plants around the world.


Our team is part of the EMEA Fuel Engineering department and is responsible for the codes used for core design, thermal hydraulics, criticality analysis, mechanical design, safety analysis, method- and software development.


Your Day-To-Day Work

Development, maintenance and quality assurance of  Westinghouse-specific software codes such as ABBOT, ACE and Fuel Inspection AI where your tasks also includes documentation in reports, where English is the language.


Examples of innovation projects that you may be involved in is development of codes containing machine learning, optimization and front end development.


Who You Are

Your academic background is Master or Bachelor of Science (computer science, data science, engineering physics, system analysis or equivalent) whereas working experience in the field is a plus. 


You have knowledge in software development using Python with version handling using Git. You feel comfortable working in a Linux environment. It is valuable if you have experience from front end development using modern web frameworks such as Vue or Svelte and have general UX/UI skills. Knowledge about machine learning and especially PyTorch on the Azure platform is valuable.


You are an analytical person with a good sense of accuracy, accountability and safety. Your communication skills are good in both written and spoken English and preferably also in Swedish, and you enjoy working both independently as well as in a team. As documentation is an essential part of the work, you should also have a talent for writing reports.


Additional Information

We hope that you find this opportunity interesting, appealing and challenging! We are looking forward to receiving your complete application as soon as possible, we are working with continuous selection.

You need to be resident in Sweden.


For more information about the position, you are welcome to contact us:


Recruiting manager Kristina Johansson Frank (Manager, Software & Fuel Rod Design, EMEA Fuel Engineering, Västerås Sweden), phone +46 21-34 70 12 or e-mail


A security clearance will be part of the selection process.


This position is part of the collective agreement Teknikavtalet.

Akademikerförening på Westinghouse (AFW):
Cecilia Wahlström, +46 21 44 01 505,

Maria Gunnarsson, +46 21 347 595,

IF Metall:
Zlatko Grbic, +46 732 367 035,


We offer 

At Westinghouse, we offer an inspiring work environment in a high-tech industry. You will be a part of a network of global experts from several different areas and we offer great opportunities for competence development and career growth, both in Sweden and abroad.  
As a member of our team, you will work together with engaged colleagues and be a part of an environment that is both challenging and supportive. Many of our positions are based in activity-based environments which enables a flexible workplace. 

At Westinghouse, we have a strong safety culture. Our business is covered by the union agreement Teknikavtalet and local agreements.


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