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Company: Ericsson
Location: Göteborg, Sweden
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Telecommunications, Broadcasting


Date: Jan 25, 2020
Job Summary:

We at Ericsson Packet Core, are currently looking for a software developer to work with one of Ericsson's industry-leading product that is a part of 4G and 5G-networks. We use Cloud Native technologies and tools to develop our 4G and 5G products on a container based micro-service architecture. To be able to utilize the cloud technology and build a product with cloud native attributes in the best possible way we need to strengthen our components development, which is used by network functions (NF) in the Cloud Packet Core system.

We stand at the forefront of Agile software development, using methods and principles like Lean and Scrum to create a product that excels. Early customer and stakeholder feedback are key elements in our development process which is based on Continuous Integration SW practices. We rely on team collective responsibility to complete all tasks according to a prioritized backlog.

To expand our organization's capacity, we are looking for ambitious, intelligent, creative and inspiring individuals to join us. We provide a fun and challenging environment where you can grow and help to inspire your colleagues to further growth. We want to mix people with cloud native skills and experience with experienced telecom engineers to make the transition into cloud in the best possible way.

Responsibilities & Tasks

Our teams are cross-functional, self-organizing and highly independent. You'll be working directly with your Product Owner and stakeholders in a collaborative manner. This requires maturity and a ‘team first' approach, which we believe is the best way to create great software. The team consists of 5-7 developers and are responsible for design, implement and test the feature, product and system from requirements to production and commercial deployment.

Our product, tools and infrastructure include high-performance application development, low latency requirements, multi-threaded/multi-process troubleshooting, and embedded system development in an environment with huge amounts of data.

Among other things, Unit/Component Test, Refactoring and Continuous Delivery are defining concepts and we are constantly improving our ways of working. We are not perfect and not afraid to say so. We are on a journey and we know we have many problems to solve and we need to learn new things on the way. We believe in trying new things that suits your team, e.g.:

- Software Craftsmanship

- Reserved time for improvements and innovations

- Hackathons

- Katas, Coding Dojos

- Knowledge sharing from external channels

Technologies we use

To understand our product, knowledge of modern web applications running in cloud native environments is essential. Most of our product code is written in JavaScript and Python. Full-stack development is key. Our applications run in cloud native environments with the help of tools such as Kubernetes, Docker and Helm. Test frameworks are using Jest, Puppeteer and Pytest. Active involvement in the open source community is a plus.

We are interested in candidates from a variety of backgrounds, with a keen understanding of cloud native web apps with a passion to learn and develop new skills. Experience in the telecom industry is welcomed. Here is a (non-exclusive) list of technologies that we currently use:

  • JavaScript, Python
  • Kubernetes, Docker, other cloud native tools
  • Linux development, working with high performance Linux application
  • GIT, Gerrit, Jenkins, GitLab
  • VS Code


  • MSc/BSc level in Computer Science or the equivalent level of knowledge
  • Data communication and networking (Cloud networking, Container networking, Private/Public Clouds)
  • Experience in agile software development practices
  • Fluent in English, written and verbal.

About you

We want smart, self-motivated product developers who love solving complex problems to join our great international development teams.

  • You are passionate about what you do which is obvious from your actions
  • You have a talent for software development and computer systems. Your love to discuss software development and are comfortable about sharing this knowledge
  • You are continuously developing your knowledge through experience, as well as reading and experimentation
  • You love troubleshooting and digging into complex problems where it is not evident what causes the failed checkpoints or other symptoms you see
  • You take pride in understanding the whole product and its environment
  • Software is more than just a job for you

Do you recognize yourself and want to join a great team? Please send us your application as soon as possible!

Please note we cannot accept applications via email.


Why is Ericsson a good place to work?

Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company's portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency, find new revenue streams, and create new user experiences. Ericsson's investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world ensuring our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. With close to 100,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and service leadership. 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic is carried over an Ericsson network. And, our Technology for Good and Connect to Learn programs include creating technology that makes it easier to save lives, feed societies, bring technology to emerging markets and connectivity to remote areas, and grow businesses and prosperity.

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big and navigate their career, on a global scale. We create technology that helps others, from helping people enjoy their favorite content to helping people recover from natural disasters by enabling better communications between rescue workers. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world, creating new connections, new possibilities, and new capabilities. We find that Ericsson is at its best when we bring together the diverse skills of our people. Working across business areas, across cultures, across geographical borders, across technical disciplines. Often, across ground-breaking solutions. Next generation technology can be staggeringly complex. But the simpler it is to use; the more people benefit from it. Join us and help build technology that makes it simple to connect with information, business, societies, and each other

Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.

Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.

Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetic information.

Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Göteborg || R&D

Req ID: 329707

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