Aspiring/Experienced System Architect Traffic for 4G5G RAN Development

Job Description

Date: Feb 4, 2019

Are you ready to create the 4G evolution and 5G future?


Predicting the future is fun. Inventing it is powerful. We do both.  5G is coming soon, and Ericsson is the early leader in bringing it to market. With the commercial launch of 5G expected in 2020, and pre-commercial trials already happening now, there’s never been a better time for you to make your mark. The possibilities are endless across industries – from automotive and transport to agriculture, utilities, and more.  The Product Development Unit (PDU) 4G&5G is responsible for development, release and maintenance of both 4G and 5G Networks. To meet the next step, the PDU has accelerated the efforts towards 5G and the RAN Systems group within the PDU is responsible for specifying requirements and solutions for the RAN area. The group drives studies in early phases (concept evaluations and pre-studies) as well as securing characteristics through involvement in the Product Development and Testing phases. The department also contributes in the 3GPP standardization for 4G and 5G. We are now looking for a Telecommunication passionate who wants to join us to this journey. If you have features programming or other experience in Telecommunication and now would like to decide how the product should behave by developing its architecture you are the one we looking for.  We will guide you with Traffic or O&M domain functionality to become respected System Architect.


We welcome the opportunity to meet you!


Responsibilities & Tasks


Main responsibility for the Traffic groups at RAN systems is the mobility area, embracing both 4G and 5G. Main technical challenges lies within areas referred to as Traffic Control and Traffic Optimization. They include functionalities and features such as Mobility Management, Mobile Handling, Machine Learning, Positioning and Observability. Looking towards 5G and beyond a more flexible and scalable architecture for 4G and 5G is a necessity, why the work with a new architecture suited for cloud deployment is ongoing. For you as a System developer there will be opportunities for several interesting and challenging tasks, such as driving studies, acting as bridge to design and verification, taking responsibility for a specific technical area, KanBan master, simulation work, standardization in 3GPP, field trials support, customer contacts and more. The mobile network business is now in a phase where the evolvement towards 5G is ongoing and we see ourselves being in an extremely interesting phase from now and onwards, 4G evolution and 5G NX are happening right now.  


Position Qualifications


We expect you to understand Product Development and the Product Life Cycle. We are a company who needs to act fast in a changing world, thus you need to be able to adapt and respond quickly to change and also deliver results to meet customer expectations. You need to be creating and innovating and easily work with other people. You are expected to be able to plan and drive your own work, but also drive teams to reach common goals. You are self-motivated and analytical with a high ability to understand, develop and drive technical solutions. It is important that you communicate well in English, both verbally and in writing. The daily work requires high abilities to work in teams as well as independently to achieve results on time and with quality. Through this job you will gain experience in cutting-edge technology in an international environment that inspires you to lead, and work in to cross functional teams.


 Your profile

  • MSc level in a technical discipline or the equivalent level of knowledge
  • Passionate in Telecommunication
  • Very good in written and spoken English
  • Three years of experience in Radio Networks development or programming (O&M and/or Traffic and/or BB and/or Capacity)
  • Strong self-drive, perseverance and communication skills
  • Lean & Agile knowledge and skills is beneficial.