Experienced Researcher - Networks

Posted date: Apr 18, 2021

Location: Istanbul, 34, TR

Company: Ericsson

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.


Our Exciting Opportunity


Ericsson Research – Creating the full value of connectivity, through world-leading research, empowering an intelligent, sustainable, and connected world!


Ericsson, the leader of mobile communications, is conducting world-leading research in various research areas, under its global organization Ericsson Research (ER). Our headquarters are in Stockholm/Sweden and we are present in 12 countries across all the continents. We have the responsibility to provide Ericsson with new technologies and innovative system concepts, driving the standards and the development of future communication systems. This position is based in Istanbul/Turkey.


ER Turkey is looking for a Researcher to work with technologies and concepts that are underway for mobile communication networks. The main research topics for this role include intelligent network management and automation, applying machine learning and AI.


We collaborate with research teams, where continuous improvement, innovation, and knowledge sharing are part of our daily work! We cooperate globally with leading academic institutions, together with our customers, and with partners to drive the standards in 3GPP and other relevant standardization fora. Our work generates new standards, patents, technologies, and the required expertise to serve Ericsson’s product and business units with competitive knowledge.




You will


  • Work with multi-national teams in network management and automation research projects, to achieve next-generation intelligent and fully automated future industrial applications.
  • Engage in research projects that involve the development of new concepts and technologies, as well as prototyping activities to verify and demonstrate our research concepts
  • Communicate our research to the Ericsson business units, global customers, and standardization groups
  • Generate patents and publish results at in international scientific journals and conferences


To be successful in the role you must have


We are looking for graduated or about to graduate Ph.D. in the field of Wireless Communications, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics Engineering, or similar technical field. Industry experience is a plus.

  • Analytical thinking, creativity, and strong personal drive and dedication.
  • Consistent record of good knowledge on digital and wireless communications, mobile communication networks, mobile network functions and management, including communication interfaces and protocols, preferably also applying Machine Learning or AI techniques.
  • Ability to document, communicate, and demonstrate your findings and knowledge to others
  • Advanced communication in English
  • Good programming skills (Java, C++, Phyton, Matlab), and experience in running computer simulations
  • Excited to work in an environment where you collaborate closely in diverse teams, together striving to fulfill common targets according to set strategies.
  • Able to coach and mentor other researchers
  • Developed social skills


You should also have at least one of the below competencies:


  • Network control, intent-based management, and automation supported by ML/AI
  • Container technologies and Service-Based Architectures (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience in working with open source platforms (e.g. ONAP, OSM)
  • Familiar with 5G 3GPP or Open RAN (ORAN) standards
  • Software-Defined Networks (SDN) and Network functions virtualization (NFV)
  • 5G Radio Access Networks and management technologies (L1-L3)


What´s in it for you?


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 our culture. 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 there are endless opportunities to make true impact!



What happens once you apply?         


Read about the next steps here. For your preparation and reference, here is our overall Brand video and some insights about our innovations in 5G

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: Turkey (TR) || || Istanbul || R&D

Req ID: 511562 

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