Systems Developer - Cloud Native NR Scheduler and Physical Layer role

Posted date: Feb 9, 2021

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


The organization PDU Cloud RAN 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.


Our Exciting Opportunity:


  • Coordinate full-stack virtualization of the 5G NR CU and DU
  • Implement 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


In this role you will:


  • Be actively engaged in the architecture definition and proactively drive the Systematization and Modeling/Simulation of the scheduler and physical layer functions, 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
  • Strive for delivery of product and test code which improves the advantages of a DevOps infrastructure
  • Champion 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:


  • Experience with the implementation of NR Scheduler and Physical Layer functions
  • Experience with simulation tools
  • Experience working with Cloud Native core design principles (microservices, containers, pods, Master/worker nodes) is a great asset
  • Experience developing through the Cloud Native Development Pipeline principles and tools (CI/CD (DevOps), Jenkins, Spinnaker) and how test vectors can be shown is an outstanding asset
  • 2-3 years’ work in Wireless 
  • 1-2 years’ work experience in functions related to NR Scheduler and Physical Layer
  • BSc or MSc level in an Engineering related field
  • Having shown an innovative demeanor
  • Great interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Excellent collaboration and teamwork skills




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.


Role will report to the Product Development Leader.


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

Req ID: 467922 

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