5G System Developer

Posted date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: Austin, TX, US

Company: Ericsson

Location:  Austin, Texas


Taking advantage of the large pool of software talent of Austin, Ericsson has created a SW development team here to work on 5G!  

Approximately 40% of the world’s mobile traffic is carried through an Ericsson Network. The fifth generation (5G) of Radio Access Networks (RAN) is happening now and Ericsson is the recognized technology leader in bringing it to the market. With commercial 5G launches rolling out, there has never been a better time for you to make your mark.


Our Exciting Opportunity:

We are looking for a 5G System Developer to join our 5G NR RAN function development team. Your role will include all systems development activities such as: requirement analysis, system design, algorithm design, simulations, tools design, Product Lifecycle Management support and product documentation. Our focus is on Lean and Agile ways of working. We coordinate in cross functional development teams in which continuous improvement, innovation and knowledge sharing is part of daily work.


You will:


  • Develop algorithms in radio resource management area for 5G NR base stations
  • Develop simulations for the analysis of 5G feature algorithms and implement extensions to simulation tools and environments
  • Perform continuous analysis and requirements handling
  • Develop deep understanding of baseband product architectures
  • Work with product design teams to implement systems design algorithms
  • Understand memory and cycle constraints in the product and suggest implementation improvements
  • Support system verification and test result analysis; and  customer trouble reports analysis
  • Detail all system analysis and performance expectations and results
  • Work closely with Product management teams to explain the algorithms as well help prioritize the requirements


To be successful in the role, you must have:


  • A background in communications theory and digital signal processing
  • Solid understanding of LTE & NR 3GPP specifications, especially in the areas of the Physical Layer, Radio Resource Management and Mobility
  •  Experience in SW development for Link and Network Simulations. Languages include: Java, C and C++
  • Experience in software development and analysis of simulations. Knowledge of simulation environments and tools like MATLAB would be an asset.
  • Analytical mindset, high capacity, result orientation and ability to deliver under pressure.
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and manage different projects at once.
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written;
  • Candidate should be highly motivated, a self-starter, and a team player
  • Masters or Ph.D. degree in a relevant area, preferably with demonstrated experience and knowledge in the above mentioned required skills areas


Why Ericsson:

We work in an industry where new opportunities are emerging every day. And as these new opportunities emerge, we see the potential to make a difference.   Across 180+ countries, we have a culture that respects and supports your ambitions, in alignment with our values of Respect, Professionalism and Perseverance.

Ericsson is extremely focused on learning and development, supports mobility and flexible working hours. We are also committed to diversity and inclusion and to be a responsible and relevant driver of positive change. We also offer some awesome benefits, amazing career development and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world.



Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do. 


DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position, and may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.


We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson’s Code of Business Ethics.


Ericsson will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by Ericsson or (c) consistent with Ericsson’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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