Test Manager - Cloud RAN vDU

Posted date: Dec 25, 2020

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.


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 opportunity:

As a Test Manager on our Cloud Native vDU team, you will be a lead contributor to the 5G Cloud RAN Test Strategy.


You will

  • Actively engage in defining the architecture and proactively drive the implementation of New Radio (NR) test strategy on the Virtualized Digital Unit (vDU) side
  • Define test strategy that improves the advantages of a DevOps infrastructure
  • Take an innovative look at modeling and test tools used for E2E verification with Agile delivery
  • Drive the definition and implementation of lab configurations for integration and test
  • Leverage the ability to deliver a scalable and resilient product on a Cloud Native Platform
  • Develop a Test systematization and implementation for a stand alone and hybrid network environment


To be successful in the role you must have

  • Experience with Cloud Native product integration and test
  • Minimum of 2 years in a RAN Test Manager role
  • Bachelors of Masters degree in Engineering
  • Integration and test of NR functions
  • Cloud Native core design and test principles
  • Good knowledge of Wireless Communication system
  • Critical thinking, innovative ideas and problem-solving skills
  • Multi-site Team working 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.


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

Req ID: 467042 

Reports to Head of DU AAS

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