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Department Manager Traffic Control and Platform, Product Development Leader

Beijing, China
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Date: Nov 26, 2018

Responsibilities & Tasks:

As the Department Manager of Traffic and Platform, you will be leading the TC and Platform Production cross sites. This includes responsibility for L3, O&M, Platform and Radio software development with quality and evolution. This includes responsibility for each area module test strategy, track management, heavy feature developments. The unit is multi-site with units in Beijing and Guangzhou. You will report to the Head of PDU 4G5G Customer Adaptation.


You will be securing and responsible for:

  • Developing and delivering traffic control related features in 4G and 5G requirement areas and solutions to meeting customer requirements.
  • O&M and Platform design based on global product according to customer requirements.
  • Supporting radio development and issues troubleshooting as the interface from RAN side.
  • L3 Module Test Strategy and strategy execution activities in the scope of TC programs and Technical management.
  • Securing a strong module and architecture from both a development and test perspective.
  • L3/O&M/Platform team long-term direction towards 4G and 5G business challenges and opportunities
  • Excellent communication towards key stakeholder, product line, internal BB organization, internal PDU and external PDU.


We are looking for an experienced leader, eager and capable of being a leader of leaders. In this position continuously developing, generating energy, coaching, challenge and creating commitment. Many stakeholders require strong an ability to handle relations and to balance a diplomatic approach while being assertive. 

In addition we are looking for the following qualifications:
•    Experience of working in a leadership team  as a leader of leaders
•    Result oriented with a strong high level product development background
•    Solid experience of managing a complex unit with a multitude of interfaces
•    Strong leadership skills in line with Ericsson core values and leadership framework
•    Interest and good understanding of the concepts of Lean and Agile ways of working
•    Excellent skills in communication and in handling relations
•    Business and customer understanding is key for this position
•    You have a genuine interest in people.
•    Ability to work and cooperate across organizational boundaries 
•    Large degree of flexibility and willingness to take on different tasks.
•    Find it stimulating to work with change management and teamwork/cooperation across the organizations.
•    Excellent English skills in both writing and conversation is a must
•    University level education 



Why is Ericsson a great place to work?

Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society where every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential. Mobility, broadband and the cloud are transforming the world, enabling industries and society to provide better services, capture new opportunities, improve businesses, increase efficiency, and create new user experiences.

Our services, software and infrastructure support every major telecom operator in the world. The transformation that this brings allows people, business and society to fulfill their potential and build a more sustainable future.

With about 101,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and services leadership. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our SEK 100 billion investment in research and development over the last three years ensure that our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world. Are you ready to be a change-maker? Learn what makes YOU + Ericsson a powerful combination. Join us today.

Founded in 1876, Ericsson has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Net sales in 2014 were SEK 228.0 billion (USD 33.1 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX stock exchange in Stockholm and the NASDAQ in New York.


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Primary country and city: China (CN) || || Beijing || R&D

Req ID: 264933