Location: Uppsala

Control Software Engineer (R&D)

About Magstrom

Magstrom AB is a spin-off from the Ångström Laboratory at Uppsala University that was founded around the revolutionary innovation of Active Magnetic Balancing®.

The system contains a hardware and software solution for magnetic real-time compensation of irregularities in the airgap between rotor and stator in large electrical machines/generators. In 2020, Magstrom was awarded a place on NyTekniks 33-listan as one of Sweden’s most exciting tech start-ups.

Having further developed the product for a couple of years, Magstrom is now gearing up for a global expansion and needs to bring more people and expertise onboard.


Electronics Design Engineer (R&D)

Within research and product development at Magstrom you are joining a team with high knowledge, experience and passion for innovation, technology, and product development. As team member you are dependent on others and other are dependent on you – requiring good cooperation skills, communication, and documentation.

Your main responsibility lies within development of control software/hardware for Active Magnetic Balancing® of large hydrogenerators where the system control is critical part of the UMPZERO® system. In this position it is of uttermost importance to understand the design and function of the whole system as well the application in hydropower generators.

At Magstrom we will encourage you to challenge and take initiatives to improve our solutions and technology. We are open minded to new ideas to enable robustness, better functionality, safety, and secured quality. We will make sure that good ideas are brought into reality, as a part of our company culture.

Candidate competence profile

Control software engineer with knowledge/training/experience of LabView. The position includes support change of hardware, competence on micro-controllers, power electronics and synchronous generators.  Educational level is MSc or higher.


Written and oral proficiency in English is a requirement. Knowledge in Swedish is an advantage.


  • Quality and goal-oriented.
  • Analytical with problem solving capability.
  • Open to share knowledge and train others.
  • Good cooperative skills over technology and functional boarders.
  • Self-going with an ability to work independently.

Come join us in our company!

We review applications continuously.


For questions about the position and to submit your application, please contact:

Peter Isberg
Chief Technology Officer
+46 70 6488078

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Control Software Engineer (R&D)