ML System Developer - Cloud RAN

Posted date:  Jul 17, 2022

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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?


Come, and be where it begins.


Our Exciting Opportunity at PDU Cloud RAN!


Are you ready to create the future of 5G?

At 5G Cloud RAN Distributed Unit team, our main task is to systemize and implement baseband algorithms in our vDU product that would keep Ericsson’s vDU product the front runner in the market. We specify the wanted behavior of sophisticated radio network functions for the 5G NR RAN that runs over COTS HW and on the cloud. We develop and use real product and simulators to optimize signal processing algorithms, develop cloud RAN baseband architectures, collect and analyze data, and perform troubleshooting. We are looking for a Radio Network Systems Engineer with strong AI/ML background that will join our excellent team in Ottawa and work with the AI powered RAN features, signal processing algorithms, 5G RAN SW including BB, rApp, and xApp, and much, much more!


What you will do

Design new AI powered algorithms for baseband features, systemize the solution, implement the proof of concept in the product, and help with testing the solution in the lab, over the air, and in operator’s network.

Perform systems studies in Radio Physical Layer and Radio Resource Management for radio functions such as beamforming, massive MIMO, carrier aggregation, dynamic spectrum sharing, scheduling, link adaptation.

Contribute to the architectural evolution of the system and SW.

Help with systemization, implementation, and testing of RAN features.

Research new software development tools and technologies and guide development by identifying and implementing approved new software tools and/or technologies in compliance with industry standard methodologies.

Define requirements, setup, and run tests, analyze and characterize the results.

Contribute to Innovation and Ericsson IPR. File Invention disclosures and Patents

Bring ideas into realization.

To be successful in the role you must have:

  • MSC, or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science with strong background in wireless communications and machine learning.
  • Minimum 2 years of industry experience in AI powered software development and patents or publications in in AI/ML-based algorithm design for wireless networks.
  • Or, a Bachelors degree in engineering or computer science with at least 5 years of relevant industry experience.
  • Experience in Machine Learning techniques such as reinforcement learning, federated learning, transfer learning, deep learning, imitation learning, multi-agent systems, pattern recognition, classification, GAN, DQN, LSTM, SVM, random forest, etc.
  • Experience in statistical models such as bootstrap, IQR, K-S test, regression, ARIMA, etc.
  • Experience with C++, Python, Java, Bash, Golang, CUDA and ML frameworks such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras.
  • Solid understanding of LTE & NR 3GPP specifications, especially in the areas of the Physical Layer, Radio Resource Management and Mobility. Familiarity with open specifications such as ORAN.
  • Familiarity with cloud native applications (Microservices, Docker, Helm, Kubernetes).
  • Proven ability to deliver complex software solutions, on-time and with quality.
  • Familiarity with software content management tools such as git and CI/CD tools such gerit, jenkins, gitlab, spinnaker.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, problem solving, interpersonal, time management, and multitasking skills.
  • Capability to understand and propose solutions for new and complex problems.
  • An enthusiastic attitude, eager to continue growing and learning, and helping your team to learn.
  • Ability to work in international and multi-site teams.


Additional Qualifications

  • Experience with AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud
  • Experience working and developing in an Agile environment
  • Good understanding of enterprise Linux applications and designing distributed architectures and working with technologies as Apache Spark, Apache Casandra, time series analysis, test automation. DMaaP, VNF event streaming, OpenAPI, Promethus, Grafana.
  • Outstanding team player who can also work autonomously.
  • Display ownership of tasks and go above and beyond to meet customer expectations.
  • Care about diversity and inclusion, encourage speak-up environments, come with a strong can-do attitude.


What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo but will build what replaces it. 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 the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.


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. If you need assistance or to request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact Ericsson at


The health, safety and well-being of our employees is our priority. Successful applicants will be required to disclose their vaccination status prior to employment. Except for those positions designated as 100% remote, successful applicants who did not provide the required proof of vaccination will be required to test weekly and wear masks at all Ericsson and customer facilities. This includes employees with medical or religious exemptions with testing as an accommodation.  Compliance with government and customer requirements regarding vaccination may preclude unvaccinated applicants from employment for a particular job. 


DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position, and you may be required to perform additional job tasks as assigned.


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

Req ID: 673089  

Be where it begins

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. 

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