Senior DevOps Engineer for critical R&D service

Posted date:  Nov 7, 2021

Montreal, QC, CA

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 over 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. More often than not, 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.


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.


Our Exciting Opportunity


We are a worldwide large enterprise looking for an experienced DevOps engineer, who can identify and solve complicated problems requiring careful analysis by creating, using or adapting procedures, techniques and methods. The candidate shall be motivated, quick learner, autonomous and interested to continuously improve, also have experience and interest in mentoring and supporting a team.

You will be part of a large team across multiple time zones, supporting critical application services to manage binaries, use by Ericsson R&D. You will be directly involved in all phases of DevOps i.e. development up to and including deployment to production (requirements analysis, design, implementation, test, deployment, troubleshooting), as well as doing daily operations/administration tasks and supporting end users, including advanced usage. In addition, you will act as a mentor supporting part of the team(European and to some extent India time zone).

The scope is at application level, however a solid knowledge of the underlying IT infrastructure (network, storage, virtualization) is required in order to support troubleshooting and works with the relevant infrastructure services.

The work is in Budapest, Hungary, and you will be part of a global team with members in various countries.


You will:


  • Be part of development/automation/testing/deployment of the service (packaging, optimization of the solution, automated deployment, test automation, monitoring & analytics, HA, cluster, Cloud…) and integration to a large-scale IT environment.
  • Do application administration, monitoring, troubleshooting (including JVM level).
  • Be responsible for application support (1st to 3rd line, usage and technical). This includes advanced usage of various package managers supported by the application.
  • Mentoring and supporting a subset of the service team
  • Be active in internal community


To be successful in the role you must have:


Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer Science

10 years + of relevant experience in the below areas:

  • Software package managers (e.g. rpm, war, docker, npm, …)
  • Linux and Java application operation, troubleshooting and support
  • IT infrastructure (network, storage, virtualization)
  • SQL and basic level of database management/DBA (MySQL, Postgres)
  • Automation and scripting
  • Web Services (REST/SOAP)
  • Experience managing and mentoring teams
  • Great teammate and problem solver with a high level of self-motivation and initiative
  • Superb communication skills in English, both verbal and written


Highly desirable but not mandatory:


  • Binary management systems (Artifactory, Nexus) and continuous integration tools such as Jenkins
  • Automated deployment frameworks (e.g. Ansible)
  • Networking configuration and load balancing
  • Monitoring frameworks (Prometheus, Grafana, …)
  • Docker
  • Agile development methodology (Scrum, Scaled agile, Kanban).


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?


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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. 


We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or 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.

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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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