Researcher (m/f/d) 6G Physical Layer

Posted date:  Aug 5, 2022

Herzogenrath, North Rhine Westphalia, Germany

Our Exciting Opportunity: 


In our unit at Ericsson Research, Radio Network Concepts, we have the mission to develop and drive innovative algorithms, protocols, and architecture solutions for current and future wireless radio access networks and mobile systems. Become part of our collaborative, fast-paced, high-performance team working for a company that builds ground-breaking technology!


Our team in Herzogenrath close to Aachen is looking for passionate, smart, knowledgeable, and creative people to strengthen our efforts in creating a successful 6th Generation Mobile Network (6G). As a researcher, you will participate in exciting and pioneering research projects developing new concepts and solutions leading to future 6G networks. You will investigate 6G technology components, invent new features and evaluate their performance using state-of-the-art radio access simulators. Your most promising proposals will be protected by IPR. Once specified by international standardization organizations such as 3GPP, your ideas will be turned into reality through Ericsson’s ground-breaking 6G products.


These interesting tasks and activities await you:


  • You will be working in an international team of outstanding researchers from diverse backgrounds and experiences including some of the key authorities and visionaries worldwide
  • You will contribute to the development of the next Generation Mobile Network via 6G research projects, involving major players of the ecosystem as well as academic thought leaders
  • You have the opportunity to gain expertise in the global Ericsson organization
  • You work in a dynamic and cross-functional department where there will be opportunities for continuous professional development, trying out new roles and responsibilities, impacting ways of working, and much more


You bring the following knowledge and experience:


  • Ph.D. degree or equivalent experience in Wireless Communications, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Computer Science, or similar technical field; newly graduated or with work experience
  • Passion for wireless communications. An in-depth understanding ofthe physical layer, signal processing, MIMO, and/or joint communication and sensing is desired. Experience in standardization work, especially in 3GPP, is a bonus
  • Excellent analytical skills and eagerness to find innovative solutions to sophisticated problems
  • Rich initiative and creativity with strong personal drive and dedication
  • Programming skills and experience in computer simulations. AI/ML skills are a bonus
  • Excitement to work in an environment where you cooperate closely in a diverse team striving to fulfill common targets
  • Excellent communication skills both orally as well as in writing
  • Proficiency in English is a must, German skills are an advantage


We offer:


  • An international working environment with cooperative teams 
  • Flexible working hours with 38h per week as well as hybrid working with 1 mandatory day in the office, incl. home office furniture and IT-equipment package 
  • 30 vacation days per year and long-term account that days can be set aside and taken in a later year 
  • IPR grants for accepted inventions
  • Insurance package 
  • Excellent learning and personal development opportunities within Ericsson Corporation, Regular courses, seminars and on-the-job training
  • Ergonomic workplace
  • Company mobile also for private use
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Leasing of bicycles (JobRad)
  • Company parking spaces and convenient public transport connections on site
  • Canteen at the location

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: Germany (DE)  || Germany : North Rhine Westphalia : Herzogenrath     
Job details: Researcher   Job Stage: Job Stage 5  
Primary Recruiter: Jan Busching

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