Kubernetes Engineer for 5G Cloud Native Core - PC

Posted date:  Jul 20, 2022

Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

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 Great Opportunity


We at Ericsson Packet Core development are a very passionate team on the mission to build the world’s best Cloud Native Packet Core solution. We are now looking for hard-working Kubernetes engineers with an interest in Product security and privacy in Network Functions and Infrastructure. Join us if you like to come up with new ways to automate repetitive tasks so that you can focus on the more stimulating work instead. Like you, we believe software is more than just a job! Furthermore, we believe you are results-oriented, curious and creative. It´s a plus if you have a keen understanding of IP protocols and IP-based routing in an embedded environment and a passion to learn and develop new skills.

We stand at the forefront of Agile software development, using methods like Lean and Scrum to create a product that excels. Our teams are multi-functional, self-organizing, international and highly independent. This requires maturity and a ‘team first’ approach, which may not be right for everyone, but which we believe is the best way to create great software.

We are constantly improving our ways of working. We are not perfect and not afraid to say so. We are on a journey, and we know we have many problems to tackle, and we need to learn new things on the way!


Technologies we use


  • Linux
  • Scripting (Bash, Python)
  • Kubernetes
  • Helm (2 & 3)
  • Docker


You will


  • Work with some of the best software engineers in Hungary
  • Be working with high-performance application development, low latency requirements, multi-threaded/multi-process troubleshooting, and embedded system development in an environment with huge amounts of data
  • Drive strategic technical leadership
  • Develop and test high quality products


To be successful in the role you must have


  • BSc, MSc or higher level in Computer Science or the equivalent level of knowledge
  • Proven solid experience with Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with cloud-native principles e.g. Scalability, service-based architecture, Kubernetes and network plugins, helm charts
  • Scripting skills in for example Bash, Python, Perl
  • Talent and passion for problem-solving and computer systems
  • A curious demeanor and strive to continuously develop your knowledge
  • Customer focus and ambition to understand needs on developed features
  • Awareness of security and privacy principles e.g. Certificate handling, encryption, authentications, secure protocols (SSL, TLS, etc.) (advantage)
  • Experience is Linux security (AppArmor or SELinux) (advantage)




What happens once you apply?

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For more information on our presence and activities in Hungary, please visit Areas in Ericsson Hungary



Encouraging a diverse and inclusive organization is core to our values at Ericsson, that's why we nurture it in everything we do. We truly believe that by collaborating with people with different experiences we drive innovation, which is essential for our future growth. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and realize their full potential as part of our Ericsson team.

Ericsson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, learn more.

Primary country and city: Hungary (HU)  || Hungary : Budapest : Budapest     

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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