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Kumla, Sweden
Research & Development Information Technology

English (US)

Job Description

Date: Dec 4, 2018

About us:
Test development in Kumla is a part of Product Development Unit Radio and we have a global responsibility for radio production test development. Here in Kumla the focus is the early integration phase, but we have a responsibility throughout our products life cycles. If you have the right background and competence we can offer you a challenging job and an exciting future within Ericsson working with the absolute latest technologies in the industry.


Job Description
Within our unit we have several engineering positions open in the areas of embedded software (ETSW developer), test software (test engineer), hardware (hardware developer), and verification (verification engineer) that we are looking to fill. These positions are all focused on developing products and processes for our latest radio products. You can specialize in any of the different areas but they all have the same common goal and that is to put our products on the market quickly and efficiently.


As an embedded SW engineer you will design, develop, test and debug our embedded devices and system. You will also develop embedded methods for measurements and calibrations and integrate these solutions in our test platform This work is performed in close cooperation with both hardware and software design and verification.


As a test engineer you develop and maintains our test platform solutions that consist of a variety of software, hardware and drivers. You will develop methods for measurements and calibrations and integrate these solutions in our test platform.
This work is performed in close cooperation with both product design and verification department since both processes and products are developed simultaneously.

As a verification engineer your focus is to specify measurement methodology as well as verifying the test development results. You also work with product design to help develop a product that is producible within the set margins of performance, quality and price. 


Our Hardware developers are either working to develop our mechanical or our electronics platform solutions.The mechanics are manly designing fixtures, fixture concepts, automation and cabinet solutions. Our electronics team design test boards, switchboxes and interface solutions.   

We are part of a global community and we cooperate with other units within Ericsson to use best practice as well as reuse our solutions as much as possible.


We see that you have a university degree in engineering and/or several years of experience as an engineer or similar line of work. You need to be analytical and understand large and complex systems and platforms.
For the specific roles you need to have the following qualifications.


Embedded SW engineer: Extensive programming experience in C and C++. Good knowledge of Linux. Good knowledge of version control system like GIT. Adequate knowledge of reading schematics and data sheets for components.


Test engineer: Very good knowledge of PC-software, electronics, and measurement methodology as well as Radio RF and RF-Instrument experience, programming (C++/C#) and data com. You should also have telecommunications knowledge or experience.


Verification engineer: Very good knowledge of Radio RF design, DC/DC design, PA design, PCB design and antenna design. You also need to have knowledge or experience from RF-Instruments.


Hardware developer electronics: AutoCAD, Cadence, analog and DC/DC design, high Speed digital design PCB layout, EMC theory, containment strategies and techniques. Embedded software knowledge, FPGA design and RF-design.


Hardware developer mechanics: Design of mechanics and automation, CAD competence in Inventor and Creo 3 + PDMlink/Windchill. Knowledge of MD (Machine Directive), LVD (Low Voltage Directive), Electro Magnetic combability (EMC Directive) Knowledge of EMC theory, containment strategies and techniques.


You should be comfortable when it comes to reading and speaking both conversational and technical English as well as Swedish. Understanding and accepting cultural differences is important since you will be working with engineers from different parts of the world.
As our responsibility is global, there are great opportunities for travel, both within Sweden and abroad.

The positions are based in Kumla, Örebro, Sweden
Please submit your application in English as soon as possible - we are working continuously with candidate selection. 



Why is Ericsson a good 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 close to 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. 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: Sweden (SE) || || Kumla || IT; R&D

Req ID: 258002