Ericsson Early Career Program | Innovate | Product development leader at Packet Core

Job Description

Date: May 20, 2019


Our INNOVATE Early Careers Program focuses on technology leadership. Our aim is to attract and guide the most talented, innovative and creative technology minds.


We offer you the opportunity to engage with the most exciting technology on the planet and the challenges it brings. We’ll give you an awesome career that uses technology to change how we live, work and connect our communities, but you’ll have the passion and drive to make the future happen.

Your journey into the Innovate Program will start as a Product Development Leader trainee at Packet Core in Göteborg.



About us

At Packet Core at Ericsson in Göteborg, we are a unit of 800 highly talented engineers, creating the world’s best Packet Core products. Together with our global sites we are more than 1900 people, who have for more than 15 years provided the world with mobile broadband. Today, more than a third of the world’s population uses our products. We provide the mobile network with terabits speeds and focus now on creating a better tomorrow by improving the connected society and bringing 5G to the world. For every day, we strive to make our products and our ways of working better than yesterday, by collaborating efficiently, integrating continuously as well as listening and delivering to our customers as often as possible.

We believe in trust – we trust each other to do the right things. Therefore, we believe in taking decisions as close to the product development and expertise as possible. Trying new things and learning from our mistakes. Personal development propels our company growth and collective knowledge. We believe in happiness, sharing our insights and helping each other to create even better products and ways of working. When we enjoy and feel passionate about what we do, we will create magic together. Then there will be nothing that can stop us!



Role Description

Your home unit will be Packet Core in Göteborg, Sweden. The program includes several different rotations, whereof at least one international assignment. The program will focus on developing your skills as a leader from many different perspectives, such as people leadership, strategic leadership and technology leadership. During the program you will be mentored by one of our senior leaders and attend several learning modules, both online and face-to-face. You will build both your local network in Gothenburg as well as your global network across our Packet Core sites in Europe and Asia. As the world is constantly changing, one of your tasks will be to lead different change initiatives. You will coach and develop individuals, teams and organizations.


The program provides a great opportunity to evolve your skills as a leader and for you to create a powerful foundation for your future Ericsson career.


  • Proven leadership skills either from industry, academia or social activities
  • Great collaboration skills and team player and have a genuine interest in people with different background and cultures
  • Capability to lead during ambiguous, complex and constantly changing circumstances
  • Genuine interest in software development and the principles of lean and agile ways of working
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Master of Science or similar, which is not more than 3 years old



Early Career Program | Innovate

We’ll give you an 18-month development program and you’ll use your experience to educate and connect the world.

We’ll provide you with the chance to work with like-minded people who are pioneers in our business and advanced thinkers in their chosen field. You’ll collaborate with them to solve some of the most challenging issues faced by our customers.

We’ll offer work with world-leading teams in Mobile Networks, Broadcasting, Cloud and Information Communication Technology. You’ll try new ways of working and innovate the future.



What can you expect from our program?

  • An 18-month development program that provides one international job or assignment rotation
  • To be encouraged to experiment with solutions to technological problems
  • To work with digital specialists that encourage your curiosity
  • To think both strategically and globally about technology

We’re looking for people who are curious about how the next generation of technology will shape and influence the way we all live and work. You’re looking for a dynamic opportunity that is going to define your future. Look no further.

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Location: Göteborg, Sweden


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


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

Req ID: 276507