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Master SW System Architect

Beijing, China
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Date: Jul 9, 2018

Senior Software System Architect



Ericsson Overview

Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment & services to mobile & fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, & more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Using innovation to empower people, business & society, we are working towards the Networked Society, in which everything that can benefit from a connection will have one. At Ericsson, we apply our innovation to market-based solutions that empower people & society to help shape a more sustainable world.


We are truly a global company, working across borders in 175 countries, offering a diverse, performance-driven culture & an innovative & engaging environment where employees enhance their potential everyday. Our employees live our vision & core values. They share a passion to win & a high responsiveness to customer needs that in turn makes us a desirable partner to our clients. To ensure professional growth, Ericsson offers a stimulating work experience, continuous learning & growth opportunities that allow you to acquire the knowledge & skills necessary to reach your career goals.


We welcome the opportunity to meet you!


At Development Unit Networks(DNEW) Product Development Unit (PDU) Transport R6000 Nodes we have full Product Life Cycle Management responsibility for the SP and Router 6000 products. The organization consists of several hundred employees covering all disciplines needed for development and maintenance of our products. The organization is based in Beijing, China. We are right now in an exciting time pushing new functionality in our existing product generation and ramping up the development of the next platform generation which will be a key part of Ericsson’s 5G Radio transport solution.



Position Overview


We are development a new family a new generation access and aggregation routers, Router 6000. For this we need a highly skilled and motivated senior system architect. We are looking for a technical leader with capability of also be a team player and part of our winning team. Work tasks include:

  • Definition of new packet functionality
  • Drive Performance & Scalability improvements in router products
  • Functionality contributions to shared platform independent IPOS SW system
  • End-to-end network scenario definition for proper interoperability
  • IPR, Standardization and Innovation
  • Prototype implementation



You should have/be:

  • Passion for software architecture design and software development
  • Very strong analytical and logical thinking skills
  • Strong soft skills of cooperation, negotiation, influencing and decision making
  • A creative and curious way of working leading to continuous improvements
  • Enjoying sharing your knowledge and skills
  • Open minded and willing to accept new challenges

You should have the technical background of:

  • Master of Science Degree
  • Highly developed design skills, especially on design modeling and design pattern.
  • Extensive programming experience, preferably 5+ years.
  • Broad R&D working experience, e.g., system design, software design, integration and verification, etc.
  • Extensive experiences of bootloader, Linux Kernel/drivers, O&M(FCAPS), database, multi-threading, SNMP, NETCONF, CLI development
  • Experiences of PKI, TLS, IPsec, OS hardening development
  • Strong knowledge of complex system architectures
  • Knowledge of Ethernet, IP, MPLS, Segment Routing, and SDN




Why is Ericsson a great place to work?

Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company’s portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency, find new revenue streams, and create new user experiences. Ericsson’s investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world ensuring our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.   We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. With over 100,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and service leadership.  40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over an Ericsson network.  And, our Technology for Good and Connect to Learn programs include creating technology that makes it easier to save lives, feed societies, bring technology to emerging markets and connectivity to remote areas, and grow businesses and prosperity.

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big and navigate their career, on a global scale.  We create technology that helps others, from helping people enjoy their favorite content to helping people recover from natural disasters by enabling better communications between rescue workers. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world, creating new connections, new possibilities, and new capabilities.  We find that Ericsson is at its best when we bring together the diverse skills of our people. Working across business areas, across cultures, across geographical borders, across technical disciplines. More often than not, across ground-breaking solutions. Next generation technology can be staggeringly complex. But the simpler it is to use; the more people benefit from it. Join us and help build technology that makes it simple to connect with information, business, societies, and each other.


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

Req ID: 247287