5G Embedded Software Developer (M/F) - Zagreb, Split, Osijek

Posted date:  May 25, 2023

Zagreb, 21, HR


Ericsson Nikola Tesla Group has nearly 3500 employees, majority of whom are from the STEM field. In addition to our ICT solutions in the telecom sector, we provide innovative solutions in health care, transport, state administration, municipal services and multimedia that improve people’s lives and create new value. With more than 70 years of tradition and continuous work on new technologies, we offer the perfect combination of experience and knowledge. Our Research and Development Center is the strongest and biggest telecom R&D center in the region, and its Radio Development unit continues to grow.


What do we develop?


We perform software development, hardware integration, and system verification of the Radio Unit, a crucial node of the Ericsson Radio System portfolio.

Our projects are vital contributors to the latest 5G solutions, as well as to enhancements of already deployed 4G products.

You can find our products being used all over the world, deployed by operators such as AT&T, T-Mobile, Softbank … There are literally millions of sites that rely on our expertise and bring wireless connectivity to billions of people.


Our work environment


We are close to 20 teams in Zagreb and we cooperate daily with our colleagues around the world (Sweden, China, Canada …).

Our teams are involved in all phases of the development cycle, including initial requirement analysis, study, design, implementation, verification, delivery, and maintenance. The teams are closely connected, and self-organizing, based on their own customization of Scrum or Kanban methodology.

Your laptop might be Windows-based, but both the development and target environment are pure Linux.


Which competence areas do we need?


There is a wide range of technical expertise our teams require in their daily work:

  • Embedded systems with real-time capabilities (both hardware and software aspects)
  • Operating system principles (Linux in particular)
  • Signal processing
  • Antenna systems
  • Computer and mobile networks
  • C/C++ programming language for product development
  • Secure coding practices
  • Java/Python/Perl/Bash for automation and verification
  • Code repositories and versioning systems (such as Git and Gerrit)
  • Software product build systems (such as Yocto and Automake)
  • Ericsson product-specific knowledge
  • Integration, troubleshooting, and debugging skills

Expected levels of the above items are based on your seniority and the requirements of a specific project.


What do we offer?


In addition to cutting-edge projects and technology, as well as the opportunity to work in a vibrant international team of experts, we can also point out the following:


  • an opportunity to work in an inspiring working environment where you can develop your career, grow, innovate, and be a part of larger success story
  • annual awards in accordance with the company’s business results and individual contribution
  • incentive bonuses
  • company restaurant and monthly meal allowance
  • sports and cultural sections
  • regular medical check-ups
  • supplementary health insurance
  • flexible working hours
  • covered public transport costs
  • and many more.


Our expectations from you


We would like you to:

  • Find our area of work intriguing
  • Have expertise and interest in (several) mentioned technical areas
  • Be ready for steep and continuous competence build-up
  • Successfully collaborate with your colleagues
  • Feel comfortable in an international work environment


Assuming you found the description above interesting, please apply and include your CV. Any personal projects (on GitHub or similar) are also welcome.

A closing note: final-year students of technical universities are also welcome to apply.


Croatian citizenship or a work permit for Croatia is mandatory. 

Candidates will be evaluated and contacted only if they pass the initial screening.


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