DevOps Automation Engineer

Posted date:  Jul 30, 2022

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

About this opportunity


Interested to lead in cloud-native technologies? Excellent, as we are now looking for creative, energetic, out of the box leaders to join our newest product development unit. We are adopting a start-up mentality to deliver our product with better customer experience and increased organizational efficiency.


Product development unit (PDU) Cloud Radio Access Network is a new organization that will be owning the acceleration and creation of a cloud-native Radio Access Network (RAN) product offering with commercial engagements starting during 2020. The new PDU will contain in one organization total life-cycle capability from architecture definition to deployment in customer networks & capability to supply to open source communities in Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP).


A culture and spirit of tight-knit collaboration across the different product/line/project entities is of vital importance to be able to benefit from the R&D efficiency improvements we could gain from cloud native technology, COTS (Commercial off-the-shelf) development environment and an efficient continues integration and continues deployment (CI/CD) pipeline in the end-to-end flow.


Our CI/CD and System integration department plays a strategic role in making sure that the Cloud Radio Access Network solutions meet our customers’ expectations!


Our mission is to:


Continuously improve quality assurance

  • From the hardware up to the microservices
  • From functionally (end-to-end features) and non-functionally (serviceability, performance, robustness)


By knowing and showing at any time

  • Quality indicators such as test coverage and pass rates
  • Fault slip-through analysis and improvements needed


And supporting the microservice teams to deliver

  • Microservices directly into any customer network configuration
  • As-a-Product for classic customers


Quickly and efficient by

  • Consulting and mentoring end-to-end teams in test and integration
  • Automating anything that can be automated
  • Providing test environments and tools just in time
  • Providing feedback that allows quick troubleshooting and resolution


What you will do


  • Be part of the Continues Integration and Continues Deployment (CI/CD) team in Ottawa
  • Provide CI/CD services that enables rapid end-to-end development of Ericsson products through open source technologies, high-quality work, and an innovative and service-oriented approach
  • Work closely with the CI/CD team in Kista to enable follow the sun support
  • Ambition for the team is to:
  • Be involved across all stages of the product life cycle
  • Create the CI/CD solutions for different products
  • Create customer and internal feedback loops to enable DevOps
  • Create Intelligent analysis (AI/ML) of production environment data to optimize our flows
  • Create metrics visualization
  • Create customer trials/demos/presentations


You will bring


  • Validated technical knowledge in the CI/CD and containers domain for example working with Jenkins, Spinnaker, GITLAB, GIT, Gerrit, Docker, Kubernetes, ELK or similar tools
  • Work in an open way where we share our learning to secure that we as a team always are learning
  • Always keep a CI/CD mentality and incorporated automation right at the very beginning
  • Have service-minded mentality, Team is there to lend a hand when problems arise. We have a service-minded orientation and help within and outside the team boundaries
  • Drive and adopt innovation and change with a collaborative mentality
  • Have strong drive towards achievements, delivery timelines
  • Lead by example and set appropriate standards of behaviour through steadfast integrity. By willingness, listening and ability to empower and inspire people with insight and humannes
  • Bachelors or equivalent in engineering, comp-sci, or equivalent

  • 2+ years in similar industry (can be less for the right fit)


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, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.


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: 673139  

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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