Industry PhD Internship on AI - Join the R&D

Posted date:  Aug 12, 2022

Massy Palaiseau, Île-de-France, France

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?

About this opportunity

In the fifth-generation mobile networks 5G, AI technologies are an integral part of making the networks meet the new challenges and deliver performance that far exceeds networks of today. Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies are vital to build optimized and highly automated systems towards the zero-touch vision of the future 6G network platform.

Position Summary:

Ericsson is looking for internship students with a background in AI and Data Science, who get inspired by technology and the opportunities of data and AI to solve complex problems. You have strong programming skills and very good understanding of data science and Machine Learning.

You will be working on AI research and development projects with other specialists to drive portfolio innovation and evolution in the areas of data driven networks. Given the ubiquitous presence of AI models across the network and the strict performance requirements of the latter, the focus of the work will be on out-of-distribution and model drift detection, with AI for PHY and/or for Cell Selection as illustrative use cases.

What you will do

  • PhD program in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or related field (e.g. applied mathematics/statistics).
  • Very good understanding of Machine Learning theory and techniques
  • Experience on transfer learning theory and techniques
  • Knowledge on techniques to detect and characterize out-of-distribution inputs and model drift
  • Experience in writing and presenting technical contributions at world-class venues.
  • Good programming skills in Python, (R, Scala)
  • Applications/ domain-knowledge in telecommunication is a plus.
  • Good communication skills in written and spoken English.
  • Creativity and ability to formulate problems and solve them independently.

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.

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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.

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