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FPGA and ASIC Designer for radio applications - Developer

Stockholm, Sweden
Information Technology Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Date: Feb 7, 2019

Position Summary

The Digital Radio Implementation is one of several units responsible for the development of new radio hardware. This is part of base stations development within Ericsson for GSM, WCDMA, LTE, 5G and future standards. The team is involved in all parts of the product development process; technical studies, research, pre-development and designs for high volume products.

The main technical responsibility for the team is the antenna near signal processing blocks implemented in ASIC, FPGA and/or structured ASIC circuits.

Job Description

Your main responsibility is to implement advanced signal processing algorithms in HW using description language (HDL) for our radio base stations. The work covers concept, design, modelling, analysis, implementation, verification and validation

The work includes, but is not limited to:

  • Understanding requirements and specifications, and translating them to effective signal processing implementations, to meet the expectations of our customers. This involves implementing, verifying and validating algorithms, targeting FPGA and ASIC devices
  • Proposing improvements in our designs
  • Writing technical design documentation
  • Modeling signal processing algorithms using tools such as Matlab
  • Keeping track of new technologies
  • Trouble shooting


To succeed in this role, the preferred candidate should be:

  • Service minded and self-motivated, with the drive to solve problems and expand ones’ knowledge
  • Have a creative and innovative mindset
  • Always looking for ways to improve the work
  • Enjoys a changing and high-speed environment
  • Result-oriented and have excellent communication and social skills.


Position Qualifications

  • A Master’s Degree, or PhD, in electrical engineering, engineering physics or similar work experience
  • 1 to 3 years in a Design & Development role for ASIC and/or FPGA, using Verilog or VHD
  • Some experience in implementation of signal processing algorithms
  • Some experience in translating mathematical models, such as a Matlab programming
  • Knowledge of simulation, synthesis (e.g. Synplify, Synopsys DC), timing analysis and place&route (e.g. ISE, Vivado, Quartus, …) tools
  • Programming skills (VHDL, Matlab, SystemVerilog/SystemC, Tcl, Python, C/C++…)
  • Experience with Xilinx Virtex, Stratix FPGAs, or equivalent
  • Taking accountability for the design
  • Candidate should be fluent in English


In addition to this, skills that carry merite include:

  • Experience in real-time embedded firmware
  • Experience in working with vector engine type of DSP’s
  • Knowledge of generic radio building blocks
  • Enjoying lab environment and taking responsibility from implementation to verification on target.


Application Process 
The selection and interview process are ongoing. Therefore, send in your application in English as soon as possible. For any questions and clarifications reach out to the recruiter Sara at


Last day to apply: 7th February 2019


We welcome the opportunity to meet you!


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Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Stockholm || IT; R&D

Req ID: 263565