Packet Core Integration Engineer

Posted date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: Reading, RDG, GB

Company: Ericsson

Packet Core Integration Engineer


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 Exciting Opportunity

In this role you will be responsible for working on both 5GCORE (PCC, PCG etc) and vEPC (SGSN-MME, Evolved Packet Gateway, Network Integrated Wi-Fi, Service-Aware Policy Controller, Wi-Fi Mobility Gateway) across the Telco Cloud (and often wider Telco Core & Cloud Portfolio).

You will manage the onboarding, integration, troubleshooting and testing of Packet Core VNFs and CNFs into a customer NFVi environment.

While this is undoubtedly a highly technical role, the position requires that you will have the soft skills required to influence the customer, and virtual teams including the ability to demonstrate behaviours relating to leadership, self-awareness, self-regulation, communication skills, empathy, and motivation.


You will be responsible for:

  • HW installs, expansions or reconfigurations
  • SW installation and upgrades
  • Configuration preparation based on LLD
  • Integration, Migration, Integration testing
  • E2E Troubleshooting
  • MOP preparation
  • Input/review of services costing and Progress Reporting


To be successful in the role you must have

  • Deep knowledge and experience in implementation and troubleshooting of EPC VNFs and E2E.
  • Extensive experience and expertise of onboarding and troubleshooting Telco VNFs onto an Openstack environment
  • Good practical knowledge of Linux
  • Extensive Telco Industry understanding and experience
  • Experience working with Containerised functions and Kubernetes


Minimum Qualifications & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Electronics, IT or equivalent.
  • Relevant (minimum 5 years) experience in delivery.


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?

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

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