Ericsson Early Career Program | Excellerate | Competitive Intelligence

Job Description

Date: May 2, 2019

Ericsson Early Career Program | Excellerate | Competitive Intelligence


EXCELLERATE is an opportunity to engage with commercial projects at a strategic and global level, rising to challenges and becoming a leader.

We’ll give you the most awesome career, but you’ll be the one seizing the opportunities and making it happen, bringing the right skills, attitude and vision. We work, we implement, and we embrace opportunity on a grand scale. You’ll use vision and ambition to share our global perspective.

Your journey within the Excellerate Program will start as Competitive Intelligence at Digital Services Solution Area OSS (Operation Support System).


Unit Description
Operators all around the world are adopting cutting edge technology to make their operation more efficient, create great experiences and to provide new 5G services. Network functions are moved to the cloud and to be managed properly the workloads need to be orchestrated throughout the lifecycle. 5G services provided to enterprises put new requirements on operations and business models. Big Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence is used to automate the operation, improve user experience and provide new insights to enhance the operator offerings.


We at Digital Services Solution Area OSS (Operation Support System) are responsible to develop all these capabilities in our products, services and solutions. To do that we are using edge technology and cloud native development. We have a huge interest and large expectations from our customers to transform their operations realities.

Here’s the deal
Ericsson has never had a greater opportunity to drive change in the telco industry and right now we are leading it. Our success depends on our capabilities to be innovative, turn network data into valuable insights and find intelligent ways to automate operational procedures.

We are on a quest, we´ve promised to never stand still; relentlessly innovating to make technology easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to scale. This demands from all our people the creativity to discover, the accountability to deliver and the courage to remove complexity wherever it presents itself. Your commitment to these qualities will always be expected, and never go unnoticed. Às a team, we are helping to solve some of our customer´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be "the person that did that" We provide you a great environment to develop your skills and build capabilities for your future career at Ericsson.


We are now looking for you who are interested to work with us to define our future offerings by sharpening our focus on the business environment in which we operate. We need you to strengthen and keeping our business intelligence up to date.  We expect you to apply an analytic approach and have the ability to identify and substantiate the trends that shape our future. This naturally includes a good understanding of what our customers really demand and insights in the  direction  our current and future competitors are moving.


We expect you to have a master’s in technology including or complemented with an MBA or university business studies.

Your responsibilities will be;

  • You will develop strategic market forecasts
  • Perform industry, business, market, consumer, competitor, supplier, and technology analysis/intelligence
  • Create actionable insight and foresight to evolve existing offers and to our business development of new product and services
  • Provide advice to strategy definition & product development priorities
  • Develop and evaluate process, methods and tools
  • Source, maintain and distribute competitive intelligence



  • Commercial awareness and financial acumen
  • Three to six years working experience from assignments requiring business, market & technology analysis
  • Understanding technology in perspective of its capabilities
  • Capability to structure customer and market insights into relevant insight & advice for our business
  • Strong drive and capability to drive complex tasks
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent social and interpersonal skills
  • Leadership and change management skills, Responsive and result oriented

Early Career Program | Excellerate

We’ll give you an 18-month development program and you’ll gain real practical insight into our business, our customers and how we integrate end-to-end solutions.

We’ll provide you with a helicopter view of the various dimensions of Ericsson operations internationally. You’ll understand exactly what it takes to be a globally-orientated leader.

What you can expect from our program?

  • One international job, or assignment rotation, during your 18-month development program
  • Mentoring from an experienced senior leader
  • Structured training in a multi-cultural setting
  • Strategic and cross-functional projects in global and virtual teams


We’re looking for people who can seize the initiative, operate with a consultative approach and collaborate on cross-technology solutions. You’re looking for early responsibility, freedom, autonomy and chances to show real leadership to solve problems. Look no further.

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Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Stockholm || IT; SalesStratMkt&ComMgt

Req ID: 276853