SCU. RAN Solution Architect for Network Design and Optimization

Posted date:  Jul 20, 2022

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Our Exciting Opportunity:

This position is in the Strategic Competence Unit (SCU) within the Service Area Network Design and Optimization (SA NDO) in Ericsson. The SCU is a global service delivery expertise group located in a few countries. You will be working mainly with the latest technology (i.e., 5G, ML/AI, Cloud-RAN) and will be involved in projects with many diverse customers around the world. In this role, you will be an expert and a go-to person in the field of Network Design and Optimization.


In this role, you would:

  • Deliver services and provide presales support in Network Design and Optimization (NDO)
  • Develop and improve offerings for services, software, and products
  • Consult with technical staff and senior management in customer organizations, to understand their requirement.
  • Develop complex end-to-end solutions to meet operators’ technical and business requirements
  • Implement customer solutions within agreed time, scope and cost, manage expectations, and obtain acceptance
  • Share knowledge within Ericsson and with customers


As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Degree in Electrical, Electronics or Telecommunications Engineering, or IT
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in radio access network design and optimization
  • Recognized as a top technical expert in their area of expertise within their company
  • NDO expertise in 5G. Cloud-RAN, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (ML & AI) knowledge is an advantage
  • End to End knowledge covering RAN, transport, packet core and devices.
  • Skills/experience in programming languages; (e.g., Python - Pandas & NumPy, Pyspark, Hadoop, Git repository or similar) is an advantage
  • Must have deep technical skills, expertise, and experience in radio network design and optimization, including a track record of consulting and leading people
  • Able to work effectively as part of a diverse team in complex and demanding engagements
  • Self-motivated, able to work under pressure and learn independently
  • Innovative
  • Result oriented with focus on customer satisfaction and project delivery
  • Superb communication skills. Fluent English, both written and spoken
  • Position is based in Sydney or Melbourne in Australia. Applicant must be able to travel globally as per business requirements


Why Join Ericsson?

At Ericsson, you´ll have an outstanding opportunity. The chance to use your skills and imagination to push the boundaries of what´s possible. To build never seen before solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems. You´ll be challenged, but you won’t be alone. You´ll be joining a team of diverse innovators, all driven to go beyond the status quo to craft what comes next.


What Happens once you apply?

Click Here to find all you need to know about what our typical hiring process looks like.


Encouraging a diverse and inclusive organization is core to our values at Ericsson, that's why we nurture it in everything we do. We truly believe that by collaborating with people with different experiences we drive innovation, which is essential for our future growth. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and realize their full potential as part of our Ericsson team.


Ericsson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, learn more. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to all individuals participating in the application and interview process. If you need assistance or to request an accommodation due to a disability please reach out to


We are proud to announce at Ericsson Australia, our employees have once again voted us as a Great Place to Work® and we have been officially Certified™ in 2021. Every year, more than 10,000 organizations from over 60 countries partner with the Great Place to Work® Institute for assessment, benchmarking and planning actions to strengthen their workplace culture and this Certification acknowledges our employees value their employee experience and our workplace culture.


Ericsson Australia Employee Benefits

  • Wellness: Ericsson Australia offers a variety of programs crafted to support your physical and emotional wellbeing
  • Paid Time Off: We encourage all employees to switch off to recuperate and recharge through paid time off.
  • Work Conditions: Looking to find better work / life balance? Speak to us about flexible work arrangements**
  • Employee Discounts: We offer employees access to discounted health insurance, groceries and entertainment through our partner providers.
  • Employee Development: Working at Ericsson gives you access to Degreed, an integrated learning platform where you can learn, upskill, develop and measure your skills.
  • Awards: Ericsson values dedication, and we regularly recognize employee commitment through award programs i.e. service awards and peer recognition

Be where it begins

Our Culture

Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless. Share your most innovative ideas, bring your unique perspective and bring your unique perspective in a speak up environment. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it at a company where you’re empowered to lead and perform at your very best.

Learning and Development

Being a part of our team means having the flexibility to take your career in many different directions, but it also means leveraging the supportive structure of a big organization, with clear personal and professional development opportunities. 

Benefits and Rewards

We believe that great accomplishments deserve great benefits and transparent rewards. We strive to offer competitive, unbiased, and fair rewards for all our people. We empower you to manage your own time and promote flexible working opportunities, along with family-friendly policies.

Click here to find out more about our benefits.

Job Segment: Solution Architect, Architecture, Telecom, Telecommunications, Network, Technology, Engineering