IC Design Researcher

Posted date:  Dec 31, 2021

Lund, Skåne, Sweden

About this opportunity


We are now looking for a Research Engineer to build and transfer technology competence to ensure technology leadership and profitable business for Ericsson by:

  • Contributing to Ericsson technology strategy
  • Developing novel concepts, solutions and algorithms
  • Introducing the solutions into product development
  • Presenting prototypes, concept demonstrations and publications.


What you will do

  • Perform, document and communicate research studies, measurements or computer simulations
  • Create new technical solutions and protect them with Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
  • Represent Ericsson in external fora such university collaborations, and customer meetings
  • Supervise and coach other researchers
  • Develop Research strategies
  • Develop evaluation tools, demonstrators or test beds
  • Innovate


You will bring

  • The minimum requirement for the ideal candidate is MS in Electrical Engineering or similar with 3+ years of experience or a PhD in RF or Analog integrated circuit design in CMOS/BiCMOS/FinFet.
  • Deep understanding of RF IC Transceiver architectures, design and tradeoffs, both in devices and base stations.
  • Solid understanding in CMOS technology and device properties.
  • Hands-on experience in designing RF circuits such as LNA, Mixer, Filter, VCO, PLL, and PAs as well as other analog circuits.
  • A detailed understanding of the physical layout requirement and ability to perform critical layouts as well as post-layout simulation.
  • Experience in system level simulations (Matlab, Simulink).
  • Experience in lab-validation through measurements.
  • Solid understanding on IC design CAD tools and simulators such as Cadence, Mentor, ADS, Spectre, Calibre, Momentum, HFSS as well as modelling using Matlab, Simulink, Verilog-A, Verilog-AMS, or similar.
  • Digital design competence (RTL coding, place and route, digital backend) a strong plus.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Motivated to carry out a wide variety of tasks with clear communication and presentation skills in a dynamic team environment.
  • Great teammate.


Additional Requirements:

  • Skills in supervising master thesis students and Researchers
  • Ability to build Ericsson Internal and external contact network



As the selection process and interviews are ongoing, we encourage you to send your application in English as soon as you can. Placement in Lund, Sweden. If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact Recruiter Sofia Kolbovich at sofia.kolbovich@ericsson.com. Note that we cannot process applications sent via email.


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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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:  Sweden (SE)   ||  Sweden : Skåne : Lund  
Req ID: 638831  

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