System Tester for the World's fastest 5G userplane

Posted date:  Jan 15, 2022

Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden

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 small 5-unit-department with very passionate developers on the mission to build the world’s best User Plane. We work in autonomous empowered teams, and we feel pride in making the world a better place, simplifying and improving the lives for billions.


For us, building mobile systems that makes remote health care and self-driving cars possible is very motivating. We are just in the beginning of our 5G journey, which will bring us even more possibilities, such as remote surgeries and unprecedented speeds.


We believe that the teams have the best knowledge in their respective areas and encourage creativity, self-organization and provide an environment for independent decision making. The teams consist of 5-7 developers each. Our office is located in the scenic and vibrant Lindholmen area in the central parts of Gothenburg just on the shore of the Göta Älv river.


Now we are looking for skilled developers with a focus on System Test development to join our teams!



What we believe in

  • Trust– we trust each other to do the right things and taking decisions as close to the product and technical expertise as possible
  • Creativity – trying new things and learning from our mistakes
  • Happiness – we enjoy and feel passionate about what we do and value each other’s technical competence deeply



Our product

We are responsible for the development and maintenance of the Packet Core User Plane. The user plane handles packet routing and forwarding in the mobile data network between internet and the radio network. All 3G, 4G and 5G mobile traffic passes through the user plane. It runs on several platforms, including carrier-grade routers, virtual machines and containers.


We are continuously trying to beat the competition. The latest public achievement include delivering 193 Gbps throughput on an Intel processor-based server which was demonstrated on the Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2019.


We are market leaders and with mobile traffic from more than 2 billion people passing through our products (40% of the mobile traffic in the World).



Technologies we use

  • Linux development
  • Python and Java coding
  • L2/L3, Routing, 3GPP
  • Docker, Kubernetes, Openstack, Vmware


Our products put high technical requirements on the team including high-performance application development, low latency requirements, multi-threaded programming, embedded development, DPDK knowledge and framework design in the IP Connectivity competence area.


We develop in a Linux environment, and code is committed to Git repositories. We are proud of our modern Continuous Integration and Deployment frameworks using Jenkins with over 2500 commits per month and weekly pre-deliveries to customers.



You will

  • Work with some of the best software developers in Sweden
  • Have the possibility to try to set the next world record within mobile packet switching
  • Become a specialist in test development in a complex product environment with many dependencies and high data through put



To be successful in the role you must have

  • Passion for software test development and love to continuously experiment
  • Problem-solving skills and enjoy digging into complex problems
  • BSc or MSc level in Computer Science or the equivalent level of knowledge



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?

To prepare yourself for next steps, please explore here:


Come join our #TeamEricsson. Feel free to apply and include resume in English, outlining how you meet the specific requirements of the position.


The selection and interview process are ongoing. Therefore, send in your application in English as soon as possible. We encourage you to apply!


If you have any further questions, you are welcome to contact us:


Hiring manager: In this role you will report to Manager Gateway Development


Recruiter: Emelie Bohlin (


Location: Gothenburg, Sweden


Kindly note that we do not accept applications sent via e-mail



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.

Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || [[filter6]] || [[custCity]] || [[mfield2]]

Req ID: 631535 

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.

Click here to find out more about our benefits.

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