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Developer to create the world's best user plane

Göteborg, Sweden
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Job Description

Date: Oct 29, 2018

Job Summary:

                                                                

Every time you use an app on your smartphone, talk over VoLTE or use Mobile Broadband you connect to internet – this connection is what we enable, no matter if its 3G, 4G or 5G!

 

We deliver connectivity technology with TB throughput in combination with extensive configuration options for traffic control and information collection for our customers. 

We at Ericsson Packet Core (PC) in Lindholmen are now looking for developers wanting to learn and grow together with us in the development of the user plane for Evolved Packet Gateway (EPG) and User Plane Function (UPF).  

 

To win today’s and tomorrow’s challenges we are looking for ambitious, intelligent, creative and inspiring individuals to join us to create a world class user plane function for 5G. We provide a fun and challenging environment where you can grow and help to inspire your colleagues to further growth.

 

Developer

We want smart, self-motivated product developers who love solving complex problems and have an interest in test to join our great international development teams. Good working TDD and other agile experience is essential for our organization.

 

About you

  • You are passionate about what you do which is obvious from your actions
  • You have a talent for software development and computer systems. Your love to discuss software development and are comfortable about sharing this knowledge
  • You are continuously developing your knowledge through experience, as well as reading and experimentation
  • You can drive strategic technical leadership within a cloud execution environment
  • You love troubleshooting and digging into complex problems where it is not evident what causes the failed checkpoints or other symptoms you see
  • You think repetitive tasks are so boring that you do anything to automate them so you can focus on the fun work instead
  • You have focus and ambition to understand customer needs on developed features
  • You take pride in understanding the whole product and its environment
  • Software is more than just a job for you

 

The role

Our teams are cross-functional, self-organizing, international 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 may not be right for everyone, but 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. Each team has life cycle responsibility for a part of the product.

 

Among other things, Unit/Component Test, Refactoring, Continuous Delivery and Automated Performance Testing are defining concepts and we are constantly improving our ways of working. We are not perfect and not afraid to say so. We are on a journey: there’s plenty of challenges waiting for our solutions and we need keep learning new things on the way. We believe in trying new things that suits your team, e.g.:

 

  • Software Craftsmanship
  • Reserved time for improvements and innovations
  • Hackathons
  • Katas, Coding Dojos
  • Knowledge sharing from external channels

 

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

 

Technologies we use and need to master

To understand our product, knowledge of IP Protocols and Routing in an embedded environment is essential. Most of our product code is C/C++, test and development scripts are developed in TTCN, Perl and Python.

We are interested in candidates from a variety of backgrounds, with a keen understanding of IP protocols and IP-based routing in an embedded environment and a passion to learn and develop new skills. Here is a (non-exclusive) list of technologies that we currently use:

  • C/C++, Python, TTCN
  • Linux development, working with high performance Linux application
  • Docker, Docker Swarms, Kubernetes
  • Service Based Architecture, Micro Services
  • GIT, Gerrit, Jenkins
  • L2/L3, Routing, 3GPP
  • TCP, UDP, SCTP, L2TP, TLS
  • tcpdump, wireshark and other packet analysis tools
  • Debugging, analyzing core dumps, GDB, ASAN, Coverity
  • Network simulators
  • Eclipse/MS Code
  • DPDK

 

Qualifications

  • MSc/BSc level in Computer Science or the equivalent level of knowledge
  • Fluent in English, written and oral.

 

Do you recognize yourself and want to join a great team? Please send us your application and come meet us!

 

The position is based in Göteborg and the selection and interview process is ongoing. Therefore, send in your application in English as soon as possible.

 

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 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 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.

 

Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.

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Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Göteborg || IT

Req ID: 260602