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R&D Manager - IoT Connected Vehicles

Guangzhou (Canton), China
Research & Development

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Job Description

Date: Aug 3, 2018

Job Summary:

We are looking for a Manager to lead the R&D team in the Ericsson Internet-of-Things and Connected Vehicles Development & Delivery team located in Guangzhou, China.

 

Connectivity is changing the automotive ecosystem and the way drivers interact with their cars. Ericsson’s Connected Vehicle solutions caters to the global automotive industry’s need for scalability, security and flexibility when connecting products and services. In a rapidly changing landscape, Ericsson helps vehicle manufacturers to handle fast-evolving factors with full support for development and solution management. Our connected vehicle solutions enable value-adding services while providing robust and secure global connectivity for Automotive OEMs and Fleet Operators. We build our solutions on the Ericsson IoT platforms.

The Connected Vehicle R&D team in Guangzhou is a team of experience software developers, product owners, and software architects that are leading the development of our Connected Vehicles solutions. The products are developed in Guangzhou, China and Göteborg, Sweden and delivered to our customers all over the world.

 

We think that you are someone with long experience from leading software product development. You are passionate about building high-performing teams and coaching people to perform at their full potential. We also think that you have experience from working in a global organization and enjoy interacting with and managing stakeholders from all over the world. You want to be part of shaping the future of Connected Vehicles and Internet-of-Things.

 

To read more the Ericsson Connected Vehicle Solutions visit: https://www.ericsson.com/en/industries/automotive

Responsibilities

  • Build and develop a strong and successful R&D team
  • Be technical leader and visionary
  • Contribute to technology and product leadership
  • Establish new development processes, utilizing the best of the Ericsson R&D practices combined with state-of-the-art practices from the Internet, IT, and Cloud industries
  • Develop new processes and ways-of-working
  • Communicate product vision and roadmap
  • Contribute to the Connected Vehicle technology strategy
  • Manage relations with internal and external stakeholders
  • Establish new development processes, utilizing the best of the Ericsson R&D practices combined with state-of-the-art practices from the Internet, IT, and Cloud industries
  • Be a technical leader and visionary
  • Sourcing of workforce suppliers and establishment of near-shoring partnerships
  • Implementation of KPIs as defined by the organization
  • Continuous improvement on efficiency, quality and reducing waste
  • Drive innovation and IPR in area of responsibility
  • Drive Knowledge Sharing and Learning

 

Key Qualifications:

  • Exceptional leadership skills
  • Experience from managing software development teams
  • Hands-on experience from software development
  • 5+ years of experience from working in an global and international organization
  • Strong ability to formulate an organizational vision and long term strategy
  • Experience from leading technology strategy work
  • Strong analytical skills

 

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 favourite 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) || || Guangzhou (Canton) || R&D

Req ID: 250901