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Date: May 16, 2017

Location: Budapest, BU, HU

Company: Ericsson

Ericsson Hungary is looking for a Senior Engineering Program manager


Position Summary

Our department develops Platform as Services (PaaS) for purpose build HW as well as for virtual application in Cloud environment. As program manager you will work with our system and technology team to plan and deliver features to our new releases. You will be creating Swim lane plans (team plans) for 12 cross functional teams located in multi geographical locations. You will drive capability planning together with PaaS leadership team.


Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Definition of program goals, objectives, strategies, and priorities
  • Setting up the program organization and securing resources
  • Securing and maintaining adequate and sufficient information distribution
  • Building up an efficient project team and related forums as chairman
  • Driving for Operational Excellence in all areas, ensuring optimal utilization of drafted resources and applied processes



  • You are an experienced (>3 years) Technical Project Manager who is willing to take on big responsibility for managing and leading projects
  • Technical planning and organizing are two of your strong characteristics
  • Given the responsibilities and deliverables from the program, must have a high structural ability in order to create and drive the development teams on different levels
  • You are self-motivated, with the drive to solve problems and expand your knowledge
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience of R&D SW and HW processes in large global organizations
  • Lean & Agile Knowledge and Skills
  • Program Management in large matrix global organization is big plus
  • We expect you to be an excellent communicator, decisive, results-driven, people-oriented person with good networking skills along with the ability to motivate employees in the organization
  • You have a strong ability to see the whole picture and to focus on the important details in a pragmatic and result oriented way with ability to challenge when needed
  • International experience is a merit
  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification, with requirements for continued professional development is a plus
  • Team player with outstanding skills in cooperation amongst key stake-holders
  • Proven and documented leadership skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English
  • Engineering Master/Bachelor degree or similar


What we offer

  • Flexible working hours
  • High standard working environment (recreation room, sauna, bicycle storage, parking lots…)
  • Easily accessible location
  • Competitive compensation package, wide range of cafeteria elements, annual bonus
  • International career opportunities
  • Great team spirit, fun events
  • Professional communities
  • Extensive professional development opportunities
  • Subsidized language courses
  • Mobile with 4G, laptop
  • Local medical service
  • Sign on bonus for qualified newly hired candidates
  • Relocation support



  • 1117, Budapest, Irinyi József utca 4-20.


Ericsson Overview

Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment & services to mobile & fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, & more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Using innovation to empower people, business & society, we are working towards the Networked Society, in which everything that can benefit from a connection will have one. At Ericsson, we apply our innovation to market-based solutions that empower people & society to help shape a more sustainable world.


We are truly a global company, working across borders in 175 countries, offering a diverse, performance-driven culture & an innovative & engaging environment where employees enhance their potential everyday. Our employees live our vision & core values. They share a passion to win & a high responsiveness to customer needs that in turn makes us a desirable partner to our clients. To ensure professional growth, Ericsson offers a stimulating work experience, continuous learning & growth opportunities that allow you to acquire the knowledge & skills necessary to reach your career goals.


We welcome the opportunity to meet you!



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.

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Primary country and city: Hungary (HU) || || Budapest || R&D

Req ID: 184538

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