Senior Software Developer - Cloud RAN

Posted date:  Sep 24, 2022

Athlone, Leinster, Ireland

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?


Our Exciting Opportunity

PDU Cloud RAN is owning the acceleration and creation of a cloud-native Radio Access Network (RAN) product offering. This PDU contains in one organization total life-cycle capability from architecture definition to deployment in customer networks and capability to contribute to open source communities.


To set ourselves up for greatness we count on our technical staff to truly embody our business area’s three C’s, Customer Focus, Collaboration, and Can-do, to drive the realisation of the Ericsson Cloud RAN portfolio.


In this role, you will be part of an engineering team with full ownership of a key aspect of our product.


You will:

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and improve software
  • Support team priorities, and deliverables
  • Focus on product quality and user experience
  • Work with architects on the development and evolution of technical solutions


To be successful in the role you must have:

  • Experience in the development and testing of enterprise-scale microservices-based products
  • Understanding of API lifecycle
  • Knowledge and evidence of practical application of the best coding/design practices and patterns
  • Experience of Kubernetes or similar container orchestration platform
  • Experience in Linux or Unix
  • Engineering and technical leadership capabilities to help your team both deliver on short-term commitments and to evolve our solutions into the future
  • Have the technical and human proficiencies needed to help craft our vision for a truly Cloud-Native RAN solution
  • Be just as comfortable whiteboarding technical solutions with engineering teams as you are communicating those solutions to management and customers alike
  • Desire to work in a diverse team-based organization
  • Qualifications in relevant engineering or software field
  • Have 5+ years’ experience developing large scale products
  • Be a confirmed technical leader with a can-do attitude to make things happen
  • Demonstrate experience in achieving customer delivery timelines in application development and helping others to deliver on their accountabilities. All while balancing cost, time to market, and quality
  • Thrive when you get to engage with customers, external partners, within Ericsson and outside to strengthen alliances


What do we offer

We support all forms of workplace environments, from using the office as a full or part time workspace to full-time remote working (within Ireland).

A healthy work-life balance (flexible hours, maternity/paternity and parental leave)

27 days annual leave, family-friendly work environment!

Multifaceted sports and social club which hosts many sporting (e.g. golf, football, swimming, tennis) and social (e.g. gaming, theatre, movie, nights out) activities

Expand your horizons in a rich multicultural environment

Clearly defined career paths, improved with inhouse training and financial support for external study

Opportunities to travel around the world and work directly with our customers

Pension scheme, health insurance, company doctor, life cover and sick pay/income continuance plan

Tax saver commuter/bike to work scheme


You can also learn more about why our software campus in Athlone is a great place to work: Video Link 


Ericsson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer


What happens once you apply?

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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 can be the one who makes it possible.

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.

Click here to find out more about our benefits.

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