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Vendor Technical Manager - Operational Product Owner: External Tools

Linköping, Sweden
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Job Description

Date: Nov 20, 2018

 

Vendor technical manager (OPO External Tools)

 

Test External Tools team in Linköping are handling all external (3PP) tools for (BNEW ICT Development) BID Test Tools. This unit supports all internal R&D activities from development phase to testing, this includes 5G development units within Ericsson. Examples of tools that are being handled and used are UE Simulators, Channel Simulators, Protocol Analyzers, Radio Simulator, etc. 

 

As a Technical Vendor Manager you willl manage, drive and integrate these test tools for Ericsson´s R&D departments to successfully develop 5G technology products and its releases. You will also have technical expertise in this domain, have daily contact with leadership and internal customers, as well as external suppliers to secure the sourcing and expansion of the technology portfolio.

 

We are now looking to fill 3 Technical Vendor Manager positions located in Linköping or Kista! 

 

Main responsibilities and requirements include;

 

Vendor handling:

 

  • Participate or organize technical coordination meetings when required.
  • Driving Integration and evaluation of test tools in LTE/GSM/WCDMA/NR environment.
  • Technical support during negotiations with tool vendors.
  • SPOC towards vendor for all stakeholder organizations requirements for new feature requests
  • Acceptance Test of tool deliveries (new features)
  • Coordinate Technical Support and Trouble shooting to tool users

 

Stakeholder handling:

 

  • Inform tool users, stakeholders and sourcing about the tool.
  • Manage stakeholders expectations including technical alignment
  • Handle escalations/taskforces
  • Market knowledge and expansion of portfolio
  • Stay updated regarding other tool vendors on the market for to the relevant tool
  • Cooperation with Technical Management and Tests (TMT) on impact analysis of new requirements and Change Requests.
  • Responsible for coordinating tool evaluations.

 

Domain competence:

 

  • Competence in Telecom and Datacom
  • Good knowledge of features in LTE and Multi-Standard, 5G is plus
  • Experience in Cloud (e.g. virtualization) solutions
  • Experience in working with e.g. UE simulators, data generators
  • Experience in automation of test cases
  • Experience in Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Deployment (CD)

 

Human Skill competences

 

  • Negotiation and communication skills in written and spoken english
  • Leadership in, and ability to drive change
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Working with People
  • Relating and Networking
  • Presentation skills
  • Leadership skills.

 

Nice to have:

 

  • UE simulators. Wireless Communications.
  • Business analysis and negotiation skills.

 

If you feel this role is a fit for you, please upload your resume and cover letter.

For questions please contact Richard Tjong at richard.tjong@ericsson.com

Hiring Manager: Adam Sheng

 

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Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Linköping || R&D

Req ID: 257855