Principal Cloud Solution Architect

Powel’s Cloud Services and Smart Energy teams are looking for a unique candidate with a blend of technological and interpersonal skills to join us on our epic journey of transformation.

The team’s charter is to accelerate the transition of Powel’s rich portfolio of applications and services to the cloud and transform/reinvent Powel’s industry leading solutions into an “as a Service” (SaaS) offering.  Powel’s cloud solutions increasingly include analytics and machine learning services for a growing list of customers and products across the energy and utilities industries, where real-time data and resiliency are critical. 

As a Principal Cloud Solution Architect, you will join an approx. 130 developer-strong community working within a centralized cloud team on projects from across product lines. You will partner with other internal Powel teams to design secure, scalable and resilient cloud solutions.You will use your skills and passion for containerization and orchestration to drive automation and scripts that enable key DevOps characteristics like infrastructure as code, continuous deployment, continuous integration using technologies like Terraform, Chef, Puppet. You will have deep experience building resilient web & mobile scale-out applications using AWS and AWS hosted services for brand-new, born-in-the-cloud solutions using cloud native services as well as hybrid cloud solutions hosting VMs and kubernetes clusters.

You will also work directly with Powel account teams, customers and other teams within Powel to communicate best practices. Your wide breadth of technical knowledge, specific knowledge of cloud solutions and inquisitive nature will help you interact with a variety management levels and technical responsibilities. 

Who we are

Powel AS is a leading provider of software for utilities and energy companies with a broad portfolio including software for managing energy production, trading, grid assets, forecasting, and optimization, almost exclusively with renewable energy sources (hydro, wind, solar). Established in the Nordics over 22 years ago, Powel now counts some of the largest players in the European utility industry as customers. The company has approx. 400 employees.

Roles & Responsibilities


Location: Trondheim or Oslo  

If you are interested in this role, please send your application and CV to as soon as possible. Please mark your application with “Principal Cloud Solution Architect”in the subject field.

For any questions about the role, contact VP Head of R&D, Kevin Gjerstad tlf +47 90544225