New Graduate - Cloud Native vDU Integration & Test

Posted date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

Company: Ericsson

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 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.

Cloud-Native 5G @PDU Cloud RAN

The organization within Business Unit Networks seeks to work closely with our customers, passionate about the delivery of virtualized RAN solutions.

We try to accelerate product development with new fresh thinking. We challenge established flow with new methodologies and are active in the open-source communities.



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


Our Great Opportunity

As an integrator/tester on our 5G Virtualized Digital Unit team, a key contributor to the Advanced Antenna System (AAS) 5G functions that integrate next generation Cloud Native technology.


You will

  • Be actively engaged in the integration and test of 5G vDU functions, for both proprietary and open interfaces part of our Cloud Native RAN
  • Contribute designs and software to a highly available, high performance, Kubernetes based product
  • Strive for delivery of product and test code that improves the advantages of a DevOps infrastructure
  • Foster a systematization and implementation that enable rapid feature parity in a Stand Alone and Hybrid 5G network environment


To be successful in the role you must have

  • Bachelor’s or master’s level degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Good knowledge of Wireless communication Systems, lab troubleshooting techniques and use of related tools/equipment
  • Good understanding of the Linux ecosystem
  • Knowledge of Cloud-Native core principles, DevOps and Ecosystem
  • Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills and possess a can-do attitude


What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of adventurous 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?

To prepare yourself for next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/job-opportunities/hiring-process


This position will report to the Line Manager.


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: 500142 

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