Lead Backend Architect

Posted date:  Jun 12, 2022

Los Angeles, California, United States

Senior Backend Micro-Services Architect
Location: Los Angeles, CA 

As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead, and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in? Come, and be where it begins.
One Network (ON), based in Los Angeles, is an Ericsson technology acceleration unit within Business area Technology & Emerging Business (BTEB) designed to innovate, move fast, and change the world with 5G for Enterprises. ON is operated as a startup with complete functions including R&D, Product Management, Business Development, Sales and Service Delivery. However, it takes advantage of Ericsson as a market leader and everything that Ericsson has to offer.
Our Exciting Opportunity
Come join our team as a Senior Backend Micro-services Architect working in a startup environment. If you have a desire to lead and make a technological impact, Ericsson’s One Network is the place to be! We are a technology acceleration unit, designed to innovate, adapt quickly, and change the world operating as a startup within Ericsson. In other words, we have the best of both worlds: excitement of a startup and
impact of a market leader!
What you will do

  • Work with the overall End-2-End (E2E) One Network architect to design, maintain, and ensure that the Agile development teams are adhering to the architectural principles of the distributed telecommunications product being developed.
  • Work with product management to have a clear understanding of the business and product requirements to translate these requirements into architectural and system design requirements.
  • Work with the backend development teams to ensure the scalability, resiliency, and security requirements associated with the architecture are properly implemented and adhered to by the development teams.
  • Document, and maintain the evolution of the architecture. Ensure that system requirements are documented, communicated, and understood by development teams. Ensure that system requirements are prioritized and documented in Jira.
  • Communicate and organize relevant advanced technology session for the development teams.

You will bring

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PHD degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related quantitative field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 7 years of recent hands-on experience designing and developing advanced distributed micro-services architectures based on Kubernetes
  • Proficiency in microservice implementation in distributed applications in a Linux environment
  • A good grasp on containerization, virtualization, and service orchestration technologies
  • Hands-on experience with cloud-based technologies and solutions, such as Microsoft Azure, AWS
  • Advanced skills in Java and Java-based languages, Spring Boot and JavaScript
  • Knowledgeable with web-based and mobile applications with the backend in Linux eco-system
  • Ability to show in-depth knowledge in areas of expertise, from frameworks to low-level implementation details is desirable
  • Ability to explain technology choices and how the selected interworking of the technology stack
  • Experience in translating business and technical requirements into comprehensive architecture and software designs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to efficiently communicate with teams and across the One Network team
  • Experience with using Jira and GitLab in Agile software development environment and culture
  • Ability to build a sense of trust and rapport that crafts a comfortable and effective workplace
  • Passion for innovation and “can do” attitude
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Familiarity with Free Open-Source Software, its principles, and licenses
  • Keep yourself updated on the latest technology trends

You might also have

  • Certifications in public cloud technologies
  • Knowledge of telecom networks (packet core and radio)
  • Public pet projects showcased on GitHub profile or other media
  • Knowledge in Python and Golang
  • ELK, Data analytics, Monitoring
  • Database (SQL/NOSQL)
  • Internet protocols and security (SSL, HTTP, HTTPS, Certificates)

What’s in it for you?
Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.
What happens once you apply?
To prepare yourself for next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/hiring-process
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Be where it begins

Our Culture

Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless. Share your most innovative ideas, bring your unique perspective and bring your unique perspective in a speak up environment. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it at a company where you’re empowered to lead and perform at your very best.

Learning and Development

Being a part of our team means having the flexibility to take your career in many different directions, but it also means leveraging the supportive structure of a big organization, with clear personal and professional development opportunities. 

Benefits and Rewards

We believe that great accomplishments deserve great benefits and transparent rewards. We strive to offer competitive, unbiased, and fair rewards for all our people. We empower you to manage your own time and promote flexible working opportunities, along with family-friendly policies.

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