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Embedded SW Developer

Göteborg, Sweden
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Date: Jan 31, 2019

Who we are

Mechanical and Power Solutions(MPS) at Lindholmen is responsible for research, development and maintenance of Board Power solutions to the majority of the Ericsson Radio System Product Portfolio. We are a part of the Ericsson’s global design organization and engaged in developing products for the present and future mobile networks now with heavy focus on 5G.

Board Power Digital is now looking for an Experienced Embedded Software Developer that can join the SW team within Board Power Digital at Ericsson Lindholmen. The SW team is working with the next the generation of digital power designs that is used in many Ericsson products such as basebands, radios and transport solutions.


Our section is based on team work with dedicated and committed individuals. We believe that our employees are the key to our success. Primary location for this position is at Lindholmen, Gothenburg, Sweden.


Job description

You will work in an agile Scrum team developing a FW that is responsible for power management, which is used in a variety of Eriksson’s product portfolio. The FW is developed by a team that are expected to take big responsibility for their own learning, development environment and pre-development. In the team we try to focus on building a high performing team culture where all members feel seen and valued. With the opportunity to grow and learn in their daily work.

In this team you will work in close cooperation with different power design areas and with global power system suppliers. You will interact with design disciplines across Ericsson, such as board power design, digital design, system design and building practices. Co-operation with global production sites and other design centers in Sweden and China is part of the daily work.


The main responsibilities for the SW team are working with the development of a digital power platform and test tool development. The digital power platform consists of two parts, Board Power Manager(BPM) and a configuration GUI. The BPM FW is programmed in C, and the GUI is developed in C#. The test tools are programmed in mainly C and LabVIEW.

The FW is developed in close cooperation with our HW design teams so experience from HW close programming is highly meritorious.

The BPM interacts with the surrounding components at HW level so understanding of HW design and experience of HW test and measurement is needed to understand and test the functionality of the FW.

You should have a driving personality and be good at networking and building contacts. You are not afraid to support in different areas and find it interesting to support in a variety of tasks.



You take initiative and are willing to adopt new methods and techniques. You work well independently, but you are also a team player with good communication skills. You have worked some years within the field and have:


·         Bachelor or Master of Science

·         Experience of programming in embedded C

·         Experience in developing unit and component tests for embedded SW

·         Experience from Pearl and Python Scripts

·         Experience from working with GIT and Gerrit.

·         Experience of working with UNIX/Linux

·         Good cooperation & communication skills

·         Fluent in English.


Good to have


·         Experience from HW design

·         Experience of programming in C#

·         Knowledge of communication protocols such as I2C, SPI, UART, PMBus

·         Experience from building SW architectures

·         Experience from working according to Scrum and Agile methods


You have an analytical approach, a strong drive for results and customer focus. You have good communication and co-operation skills and the ability to take the initiative and adapt to new methods and techniques. Most of all you have an inquisitive mind, and a thirst for knowledge.


Do you recognize yourself? Please send us your application and come meet us! Any questions about this postion, please contact recruiter Frida Kinsch at


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.


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

Req ID: 269851