5GC Solution Deployment Engineer

Posted date: Feb 6, 2021

Location: Shanghai, 31, CN

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 Exciting Opportunity

Ericsson’s vEPC provides operators with pre-tested packet core solutions, backed by the vendor’s global professional services teams and augmented with e2e mobile technologies, vEPC includes the capabilities to support the deployment of a broad range of virtual network service, the key components include vMME, vSMF, vAMF, SMF, AMF, SAPC PCF, etc..., which have all been validated on Ericsson Cloud and 3PP Cloud execution environment (e.g. Ericsson Openstack cloud platform, VMWare, Redhat OpenStack, Kubernetes, etc...)


EPC-Ericsson Packet Core

MME-Mobility Management Entity

SMF-Session Management Function

AMF-Access and Mobility Management Function

SAPC-Service Aware Policy Controller

PCF-Policy Control Function


We are working with implementation of virtual network functions (VNF) on multiple cloud-based deployments, primarily using Python.

Looking forward to your joining!


You will

  • Be responsible for 5G Solution Deployment and Characteristics
  • Perform VNF integration & performance optimization
  • Perform Trouble Shooting and Customer Support
  • Develop automation solution for vEPC deployment and testing
  • Share knowledge to other colleagues


To be successful in the role you must have

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science, Telecommunication, Information Technology, and Electronics
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP and networking protocols, CCNP/CCIE or equivalent certification
  • Strong experience with Linux environment, RHCE/RHCA or equivalent certification
  • Strong experience in cloud platform deployment, configuration and troubleshooting, such as OpenStack, VMware, Kubernetes etc. solution design and verification or system test or system integration.
  • Good knowledge in EPC and 5GC network.
  • Experience in SDN solutions, such as OpenDaylight, Juniper Contrail.
  • Good understanding of Linux container and docker technologies.
  • Good understanding on the Kubernetes plugin, such as network CNI, storage CNI and etc.
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Experience in DPDK performance test and optimization is a plus
  • Good English communication skills (both in written and verbal), able to express own thinking clearly
  • Ability to learn new technology quickly and apply to work tasks
  • Innovation and solution thinking abilities
  • Open mind and willingness to accept challenges


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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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. 

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson’s Code of Business Ethics.

Primary country and city: China (CN) || || Shanghai || R&D

Req ID: 475322 

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