Digital Designer (Signal Integrity)

Posted date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: Stockholm, AB, SE

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

We are looking for a digital designer with deep signal integrity competence that wants to join our team in Kista.

The Digital Radio Implementation group belonging to Common Radio Module (CRM) sector and the digital and mixed signal department with PDU Radio, has the responsibility to implement near antenna algorithmic solutions for radio ASICs (Application Specific Integrated Circuits) and FPGAs (Field-Programmable Gate Arrays). The radio System-on-Chip (SoC) is the heart of the Ericsson radio units, which are part of Ericsson’s 2G, 3G, 4G and 5 G base stations. The focus area of the organizational unit is to work with algorithm and verification teams to ensure that the delivered IP fulfils the requirements of the radio solutions the IP will be delivered to.

This position reports to the Unit Manager.


Your primary role will be to work with our digital HW radio development activities at the Ericsson design center in Sweden (Kista) and cooperate with our global sites in China and Canada. You will also have contact with external chipset suppliers to assure that technology development is in sync with Ericsson’s needs.

Your role will include activities such as: Design and simulate PCB and package substrate for upcoming SerDes standards. Produce product documentation as well as interacting with hardware and software design, integration, verification, tools design, and product lifecycle management.


You will:

  • Develop technical solutions for next generation Radio products
  • Drive continuous improvements for next generation of Radio products
  • Drive standardization of next generation SerDes interfaces
  • Be active part of pre-development group and be driver of studies
  • Develop competence in technical domain
  • Evaluate involvement for mixed signal IC


To be successful in the role you have

  • M. Sc. in Electrical Engineering or similar
  • 8 years in digital HW design, SerDes/high-speed and signal integrity analysis
  • Product development knowledge
  • Interest to constantly learn, communicate, interact, share information, and willingness to help
  • Ability to work in teams with minimal supervision but also ability to take initiative and work independently when needed
  • Quality approach, ability for strategic thinking and a drive to always improve
  • Open minded and analytical, problem-solving skills
  • Sense of ownership, are analytical, structural and result oriented
  • Creative ideas in finding solutions when lacking information


Additional Knowledge and Requirements:

  • Deep knowledge of simulation tools (Mentor, Ansys, SiSoft) and familiar with layout and schematic tool (Cadence) and are using them today.
  • Extensive knowledge in signal and power integrity simulations, and EMC theory
  • Experience using lab equipment's such as pattern generators, oscilloscope, network analyzer etc.
  • Deep understanding of electrical performance and limitations such as tradeoff between layout density and crosstalk, and the limitations of PCB technology


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 chance to create 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



Last day to apply April 30th, 2021.

We look forward to receiving your application in English. Please note we cannot accept applications via email. Primary location for this role: Kista, Sweden.

For specific questions please contact recruiter Mirosław Coś at miroslaw.cos@ericsson.com

We welcome the opportunity to meet you!


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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.


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