Your application needs to be submitted through our recruitment system. If you already have an existing profile in our system, you can apply by using the same personal details and adapting the desired information to apply for your selected position. If it is your first time applying with us, create a profile by filling in your personal details and following the steps to complete your application.
If required, make sure to upload your CV, a short motivational letter, and educational transcripts.
We assess all candidates based on the skillset and experience defined in the job advertisement. Evaluating and selecting candidates is always challenging. Sometimes there are difficult choices, as candidates often have similar qualifications and skillsets.
The screening phase might take some time, as we are fortunate to receive many applications and want to make sure we spend the time required to make a good assessment. Sometimes, we use screening tools, and your first touchpoint with us might be an invitation to complete one or several digital assignments. All applicants will hear from us after the application deadline.
We make decisions based on who we think is the best match for our team and invite qualified candidates for a first interview. You might be invited for a physical or digital interview. Most likely the interview will be held by your potential new manager, but sometimes other colleagues might also be attending. It is perfectly fine to ask the person inviting you for the interview to specify who will be attending the interview so that you can prepare accordingly. The first interview aims to get to know you as a person, your skillset and your experience, and of course for you to get to know us as your prospective new employer.
After the first interview you will receive feedback on the interview either in writing or by phone. Sometimes it can be hard to comprehend why you did not qualify. Even though we try to justify our reasons and give honest feedback, we also acknowledge that sometimes there are difficult choices, as candidates often have similar qualifications and skillsets.
If you are successful in the first interview, you might be asked to complete one or several assessments, such as a technical assignment, skill test, ability test or personality test. You will receive all necessary information by e-mail and are welcome to reach out to your hiring manager with any questions you might have. You will receive feedback on your assignments in the upcoming interview. Depending on the position you might experience that the second interview is a more technical interview where relevant.
The number of interviews you will have to go through depends on the position, field of expertise and position level. We encourage open dialogue throughout the recruitment process, please feel free to reach out to the hiring manager if you have any questions or concerns. We try to run time-efficient recruitment processes; however, we also want to spend enough time to ensure we both make the right decision.
In some countries we require a reference check. When relevant, the hiring manager will contact you to ask for two or three potential references. Note that none of your references will be contacted without your consent.
In some countries we require a background check. The purpose of a background check is to ensure the quality of our recruitment process and verify and discover information relevant to the security and integrity of our operations. Your personal data may be processed by service providers engaged by Nordic Semiconductor specifically to perform background checks. Third parties engaged by Nordic Semiconductor are subject to a duty of confidentiality. You will be asked for consent to perform the background check and the process will not be initiated without your consent.
When you have successfully been through the required steps of the recruitment process, the hiring manager will approach you. This is when the manager will clarify expectations and confirm that we want to offer you a position with Nordic, or give you feedback on why you did not get the role. The hiring manager will also go through our Employee Value Proposition with you to explain the benefits of employment with Nordic. If you get the role, the job offer will be sent digitally for you to review and sign in our HRM system. Please feel free to reach out to the hiring manager for further clarification and to go through the offer in further detail if needed.
Congratulations, we look forward to welcoming you to the Nordic family!
Writing a good cover letter can be difficult. Remember to be to the point and make it short and concise, focusing on your motivation for the position and what you can bring to the role and our company.
Here are some tips to excel the cover-letter:
Many people find the interview setting intimidating. Remember that our motivation solely is to get to know who you are and what you will bring to the role and our company.
Here are some tips to excel the interview: