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Developer for the Access and Mobility function in 5G Core

Göteborg, Sweden
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Date: Dec 6, 2018

We welcome the opportunity to meet you!


Job Summary:

We at Ericsson Packet Core, are currently looking for software developers to work with one of Ericsson's industry-leading product that is a part of 2G-, 3G-, 4G and 5G-networks. We are constantly adding new functionality to support both existing and future generation networks. We use Cloud Native technologies and tools to develop our 5G products on a container based micro-service architecture.

You will mainly be working with a 5G network function called AMF (Access and Mobility Function). It is a central (key) function in the cloud packet core network, providing mobile internet to users all over the world. The AMF is a large scale distributed and parallel system implemented mainly in Erlang and can serve tens of millions of subscribers simultaneously.


We stand at the forefront of Agile software development, using methods and principles like Lean and Scrum to create a product that excels. Early customer and stakeholder feedback is a key element in our development process which is based on Continuous Integration SW practices. We rely on team collective responsibility to complete all tasks according to a prioritized backlog.


To expand our organization’s capacity, we are looking for ambitious, intelligent, creative and inspiring individuals to join us. We provide a fun and challenging environment where you can grow and help to inspire your colleagues to further growth.


Responsibilities & Tasks

Our teams are cross-functional, self-organizing and highly independent. You’ll be working directly with your Product Owner and stakeholders in a collaborative manner. This requires maturity and a ‘team first’ approach, which we believe is the best way to create great software. The team will design, implement and test the feature, product and system from requirements to production and commercial deployment.


Most of our product code is written in Erlang, some in C/C++, and we use Linux as OS. We use CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Development) flow and philosophy, with pipelines designed for as-a-Service and to enable DevOps, with fast feedback loops. We believe in test driven development (TDD) and therefor competence in test case development and execution is valuable for this position.


Our product, tools and infrastructure include high-performance application development, low latency requirements, multi-threaded/multi-process troubleshooting, and embedded system development in an environment with huge amounts of data.



  • MSc/BSc level in Computer Science or the equivalent level of knowledge
  • More than 5 years of work experience and great programming skills, in a functional program language (preferably Erlang) and C/C++
  • Container and virtualization technologies (Kubernetes, Docker, KVM, VMware, etc.)
  • Build systems (cmake, gnu make)
  • TCP/IP
  • Git
  • Shell scripting
  • Experience in agile software development practices
  • Experience in Test driven development (TDD)
  • Fluent in English, written and verbal


This position is based in Göteborg, in modern facilities at Lindholmen Science Park. The selection and interview process is ongoing. Therefore, send in your application in English as soon as possible. 




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

Req ID: 259024