Student Software Engineer (Intelligent RAN Automation)

Posted date:  Oct 9, 2021

Budapest, BU, HU


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.



We are now looking for a Student Software Engineer to contribute to the evolution of the way networks are managed. As a software engineer you will have the opportunity to work in the fields of

  • Microservice development
  • Site Reliability engineering
  • Devops
  • Test Automation

Our ambition is to establish an OSS ecosystem, which will be the foundation of an open multi-vendor automation solution for Intelligent RAN Automation for both purpose-built RAN (Radio Access Networks) and cloud-RAN.

We are embracing a start-up mentality to deliver our automation product that delights customers, breaks the complexity of network management, and brings innovation at record speed!

This open app ecosystem will also facilitate customers' contributions that will realize their own specific use cases.

This is an opportunity to work on a major R&D program and be part of the most disruptive technology areas todayYou will meet, learn and leverage concepts of automation, self-learning, cloud native microservices and dev-ops development models. Development will include creation of a cloud native platform for micros-services capable of deployment on multiple clouds with lab engagements starting during 2021.

About half of the development teams are located in Budapest and responsible for several microservices. Our multinational organization with its diverse culture supports a creative environment for innovation and creates products based on ideas from engineers — just like you. Besides software development, we are in close collaboration with supporting operations units in Ericsson with our Site Reliability Engineers within our teams.


You will


  • Work closely together with the cross functional team members and other teams in the organization
  • Create supporting tools and best practices


To be successful in the role you must have


  • To be in a Bachelor or Master Program majored in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Communications, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering or similar
  • To be able to work at Ericsson premises as intern no less than 6 consecutive months
  • Strong team spirit and being self-motivated
  • To be a proven quick leaner in technical domains
  • To be open minded and willing to take challenges
  • Good command of English
  • Hands on experiences with Java, Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, Devops and Microservices is an advantage


You'll have the opportunity to:


  • Work in a great team
  • Get involved in software development from design and implementation through verification to production troubleshooting
  • Work closely with the following technologies, concepts: Microservices; Java, Javascript, C++; Docker, Kubernetes, Helm; Git, Jenkins; CI/CD, Devops; Test driven development; And a lot more!
  • Possibility to build your career
  • Flexible working hours
  • High standard working environment
  • Easily accessible location
  • Professional communities



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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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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