5G System Developer

Posted date: Nov 21, 2020

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

Company: Ericsson


Approximately 40% of the world’s mobile traffic is carried through an Ericsson Network. The fifth generation (5G) of Radio Access Networks (RAN) is happening now and Ericsson is the recognized technology leader in bringing it to the market. With the first commercial 5G launches, there has never been a better time for you to make your mark.


Our exciting opportunity:

We are now looking for a 5G System Developer to join the existing 5G NR RAN function development. Your role will include all development activities such as: requirement analysis, system design, algorithm design, simulations, tools design, Product Lifecycle Management support and product documentation. Our focus is on Lean and Agile ways of working. We coordinate in cross functional development teams in which continuous improvement, innovation and knowledge sharing is part of the daily work.


You will:

  • Develop algorithms in radio resource management area for 5G NR Base stations.
  • Develop simulations for the analysis of 5G feature algorithms and implement extensions to simulation tools and environments.
  • Perform Continuous analysis and Requirements Handling
  • Develop deep understanding of Baseband product architecture
  • Work with product design teams to implement systems design algorithms. Understand memory and cycle constraints in the product and suggest implementation improvements.
  • Support System Verification and test result analysis, Customer trouble reports analysis
  • Detail all system analysis and performance expectations and results
  • Work closely with Product management teams to explain the algorithms as well help prioritize the requirements


To be successful in the role, you must have:

  • A background in communications theory and digital signal processing
  • Solid understanding of LTE & NR 3GPP specifications, especially in the areas of the Physical Layer, Radio Resource Management and Mobility
  • Experience in SW development for Link and Network Simulations. Languages include: Java, C and C++
  • Experience in the software development and analysis of simulations. Knowledge of simulation environments and tools like MATLAB would be an asset
  • Analytical mindset, high capacity, result oriented and ability to deliver under pressure.
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and manage many different projects at once
  • Excellent English skills, both verbal and written, providing effective communication building positive relationships internally as well as externally.
  • Candidate should be highly motivated, a self-starter, and a team player
  • M. Sc. or Ph.D. degree in a relevant area, preferably with demonstrated experience and knowledge in the above mentioned required skills areas


Why Ericsson:

We work in an industry where new opportunities are emerging every day. And as these new opportunities emerge, we see the potential to make a difference. Across 180+ countries, we have a culture that respects and supports your ambitions, in alignment with our values of Respect, Professionalism and Perseverance.

Ericsson is extremely passionate about learning and development, supports mobility and flexible working hours. We are also committed to diversity and inclusion and to be a responsible and relevant driver of positive change. We also offer some awesome benefits, outstanding career development and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world.



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. 


DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. 

They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. 
Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.


Primary country and city: Canada (CA) || || Ottawa || ProdMgt

Req ID: 421104 

This position will report to the Line Manager

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