Developer - Cloud Native 5G vDU Radio Management and Control

Posted date: Feb 9, 2021

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

Company: Ericsson

Our Opening!


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. From connected automobiles to wireless online gaming and connecting the “Internet of Things”, the possibilities are endless.




The organization within Business Unit Networks aims to work closely with our customers, focused on the delivery of virtualized RAN solutions.”




  • Full-stack virtualization of the 5G NR CU and DU
  • CRAN & DRAN configurations
  • COTS HW including L1 accelerators where needed
  • Cloud-Native infrastructure based on ADP framework for SW based on micro-services and containers
  • Open interfaces (e.g F1, X2/Xn, A1, 01, LLS…)
  • Architecture for automation, AI and machine learning
  • Band support: Sub-6 & Mid-Band AAS to start with, High-Band in the future
  • Radio support: Potentially all Ericsson NR capable radios with the use of eCPRI or CPRI converter


You will have to!


Be actively engaged in the architecture definition and proactively drive the implementation of NR Radio Control and Management functions running on the Virtual DU side, in particular:


  • Be able to deliver scalability, resilience and performance by taking full advantage of the evolving architectural and services inherent to a Cloud-Native Platform
  • Modularize the implementation such that it can handle multiple type of interface (proprietary, ORAN...) and multiple types of Radios (Macro, Mid-Band AAS, High Band, Indoor...)
  • Strive for delivery of product and test code that improves the advantages of a DevOps infrastructure
  • Cultivate a systematization and implementation that enable rapid feature parity in a Stand-Alone and Hybrid network environment


To be successful in the role you must have:


  • Experienced with the implementation of NR Radio Control and Management functions
  • Experience working with Cloud Native core design principles (microservices, containers, pods, Master/worker nodes)is a strong asset
  • Experience developing through the Cloud Native Development Pipeline (principles and tools – CI/CD (DevOps), Jenkins, Spinnaker) is a strong asset
  • Having shown an innovative demeanour
  • Good Communication and Presentation skills
  • Collaborative and phenomenal teammate


Minimum Qualifications & Experience Requirements:


  • 2-3 years work in Wireless embedded SW and/or Cloud Native product development
  • 1-2 years of work experience in functions related to NR Radio Control and Management
  • BSc or MSc level in an SW related discipline


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.


This position will report to the Line Manager.


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

Req ID: 467882 

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