Senior SW Developer at the Erlang/OTP team
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Senior SW Developer at the Erlang/OTP team
The Erlang/OTP team consists today of 16 developers.
We are developing Erlang/OTP, a development and runtime environment for Erlang which supports efficient development of reliable, concurrent highly scalable control systems.
Erlang/OTP is used in several Ericsson products such as:
• Radio Base Station (multi standard including 5G)
• SGSN/MME (mobile packet data for 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G).
• SBG Session Border Gateway (an IMS node)
• ... many more uses
As Erlang/OTP is Open Source (with Ericsson as the main developer) it is also used with great success outside Ericsson.
Some well known and successful users of Erlang/OTP in their products or services are:
• Whatsapp (mobile messaging)
• Klarna (Payment solutions for Web-shops)
• Bet365 (on-line betting)
• ... and there are many more
Erlang/OTP is based on the programming language Erlang and can be run on a number of operating systems such as Linux, Windows, Solaris, Mac OSx , FreeBSD etc.
Erlang is developed by Ericsson and is a functional programming language very well suited for robust systems with many parallel communicating processes, which is typical for telecom applications and control systems in general.
The built in support for concurrency and multi-core scalability is well acknowledged and used as inspiration for other languages and frameworks.
The development within the Erlang/OTP team is done in small teams with fast decisions and minimal administrative overhead.
All developers take part in the complete development chain from system work, implementation, documentation, integration and test. The small teams establish a creative environment where own initiatives are encouraged.
We are using GIT for the development with Linux as the main platform to support.
In addition to Erlang we also use quite a lot of C and a small amount of other languages.
Responsibilities and tasks
Now we are looking for a SW developer which can take one of the following roles (or a combination of them):
- Development of new sub-components within Erlang/OTP mostly programmed in Erlang.
- Development and maintenance of the Erlang Virtual Machine (advanced programming in C).
- Development and maintenance of existing sub components mostly written in Erlang such as (HA functions, Protocols, Security (TLS, SSH) , Compilers, ...
- Administration and further development of our framework for daily build and test
The person we are looking for fulfills several of the following criteria:
- Competence corresponding to Masters degree in Computer Science or similar (we value competence over formal examina).
- Thinks that programming is really fun and not just a job.
- Experienced in Erlang and C programming.
- Experienced in other functional programming languages.
- Experience with Git
- Have a good sense for "ready in time and with quality".
- Competence in test and integration and test automation
- Fluent English is required, Swedish will be a plus.
The selection and interview process is ongoing, so send your application in English as soon as it is ready. If you have specific questions you are welcome to email recruiter at firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Kista, Sweden
Last day to apply is the 22nd of November, 2018.
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Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Stockholm || IT
Req ID: 258250