Head of Research Antenna Systems (m/f/d)

Posted date:  Nov 14, 2022
Location: 

Rosenheim, Bavaria, Germany

About this opportunity 
Ericsson Antenna System (EAS) is providing a complete range of innovative high-quality Antenna and Antenna Line Devices and is an integral part of Ericsson Radio Systems. Providing a strong global ecosystem we are the partner of choice for our external and internal customers, always striving to be the Antenna Powerhouse of the industry! 
We are now looking for a committed leader for our Research department to drive all research and standardization activities within EAS. While targeting improvement and innovation you will foster an efficient and effective collaboration, also towards other Research organizations and R&D functions across multiple entities at Ericsson. Externally you will work with academic organizations and run our research related activities towards governmental institutions, committees, customers and external partners. As the Head of Research you will set up the EAS Research Strategy and contribute to the overall Ericsson Research strategy in the new 6G Mobile Standard environment. A strong customer centric mindset is also essential for developing the Antenna long-term product plan (LPP). 

As a member of the EAS R&D Leadership team and several committees this role reports to the Head of R&D EAS and is located in Rosenheim, Germany.

 

What you will do 

  • Define the EAS Research Strategy and contribute to the overall Ericsson Research Strategy
  • Own and drive the antenna Long-term Product Plan (LPP)
  • Continuously develop competence in key research areas
  • Define and improve tools and processes in the research domain
  • Realize improvements and enable innovation
  • Work with academic organizations and drive external research activities (Government, customers, external partners)
  • Foster a strong collaboration with diverse Research and R&D functions across Ericsson 

 

You will bring 

  • Master´s degree, University degree or PhD in Electronics, RF, Telecommunication Engineering or an equivalent qualification
  • 10+ years of experience in R&D, experience in Antenna, RF and/or Radio technology is particularly advantageous
  • In-depth technical understanding of Antenna and Radio technology with expertise in Radio networks and a broad understanding of RF HW
  • Very good knowledge in 5G and the upcoming next generation telecommunication standards combined with a good understanding of the global Telecom / ICT industry
  • Experience in multiphysics simulation is a plus
  • Demonstrated leadership experience, with the ability to drive change targeting customer centricity, continuous improvement and innovation within an agile international environment
  • Strong ability to build relationships and interact in larger organizations – creating win-win situations between product areas, development units and customer focused roles
  • Experience with publicly funded projects, government regulation as well as funding authorities (especially German / European authorities)
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Highly analytical approach with a strong result-orientation
  • Full proficiency in English, both written and spoken

 

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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