Inner Source Leader

Posted date:  Nov 23, 2022

Linköping, Östergötland, Sweden

About this opportunity

Business Are Network (BNEW) is responsible for Ericsson's industry leading radio products and solutions and is the foundation for Ericsson's technology leadership. BNEW is passionate about securing our ongoing market leadership in radio, taking a leadership position in 5G, and continuing to invest for sustainable technology leadership within a highly attractive but challenging market.


As an Inner Source Leader, in the Test & Inner Source Management unit within PDU Traffic Control, you spearhead and inspire change to introduce inner source practice across organisations to increase source code sharing and quality of the code, shorten projects’ time to market and drive innovation through collaboration in-between teams. This initiative includes outreach and community building across the company, helping to define the onboarding processes, working with teams to onboard, defining success metrics, and tracking progress on metrics.


We are seeking an experienced leader with a strong development background, who will develop and ensure standard methodology for Inner Source across several organisations and projects.

What you will do?

You will work closely with all units in the PDU, as well as other organisations, to define and drive inner source strategic direction, deployment, and continuous improvement together with a collaborative, diverse, high-performance team. A few key focus areas listed below


  • Inner Source Strategy coordination
  • Work across the organizations to promote the use of Inner Source and help remove any barriers to adoption
  • Drive consistency and standard methodology for inner source across teams, organizations, and programs
  • Analyze success of the inner source programs based on relevant metrics

You will bring

  • Demonstrated technical understanding and ability to convert into strategy statements
  • Strong product development background and understanding of test
  • Good understanding of open source and how to drive successful projects with excellent collaboration and openness
  • In-depth understanding of the technology and solutions concepts related to a modern ecosystem in area of cloud computing (cloud architecture, micro services, automation) and related practices (DevOps, CI/CD).
  • Understanding of the concepts of Lean and Agile ways of working
  • Leading and/or architecting experience on software development projects.

Why join Ericsson?

At Ericsson, you´ll have an outstanding opportunity. The chance to use your skills and imagination to push the boundaries of what´s possible. To build never seen before solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems. You´ll be challenged, but you won’t be alone. You´ll be joining a team of diverse innovators, all driven to go beyond the status quo to craft what comes next.

What happens once you apply?

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Location: Linköping/Stockholm, Sweden


In case of questions please contact the recruiter: Kris McGenily ( ) 


Please send in your application in English as soon as possible since the process is ongoing


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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, 

Primary country and city:  Sweden (SE)   ||  Sweden : Östergötland : Linköping || Sweden : Stockholm : Stockholm  
Req ID: 682555  

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