Ericsson Early Career Program | Innovate | System Developer

Job Description

Date: Apr 26, 2019

Our INNOVATE Early Careers Program focuses on technology leadership. Our aim is to enable 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, and you’ll have the passion and drive to make the future happen.

Your journey within the Innovate Program will start as a System Developer.



This specific position is in PDU 4G5G RAN System Management.

In Radio Access Network System Management Ericsson’s 5G Visions are turned in to reality. We drive the work in technical areas for 5G such as radio resource management, advanced antenna systems, massive MIMO, beamforming, multi-layer spectrum management, traffic management, Internet-of-Things (IoT) adaptations, radio network related machine intelligence and other emerging technologies. In system management we lead the analysis and system design of new radio network features, engage in 3GPP standardization, develop and use simulators to develop and optimize algorithms, collect and analyze data from customer networks and different market support activities. We also support the development teams and performs troubleshooting.

There are opportunities for several interesting and challenging tasks, such as driving studies of different new 5G radio network functions, developing and using advanced simulators, acting as bridge to design and verification, taking responsibility for a specific technical area, and engaging in various customer support activities.

Predicting the future is fun. Inventing it is powerful. We do both. 5G is a reality, and Ericsson is the leader in bringing it to market. With the commercial launch of 5G, there has never been a better time for you to make your mark.

RAN System Management is a global organization with units based in Sweden (Stockholm, Linköping, Lund), Canada (Ottawa), Korea (Seoul) and China (Beijing).

Come and discover what makes YOU + ERICSSON a powerful combination


Your profile

  • PhD or MSc level in a technical discipline or the equivalent level of knowledge
  • Work experience of SW design
  • Good knowledge of 3GPP based mobile communication systems and/or other IP based wireless technologies
  • Telecom business understanding
  • Product Development and Product Life Cycle flow knowledge
  • Programming and software development skills
  • Excellent communication skills in verbal and written English
  • Excellent teamworking and networking abilities
  • Lean & Agile knowledge and skills

Position Qualifications

Creativity and innovation skills are very important – 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 create commercially attractive products. You are expected to be able to plan and drive your own work, but also drive teams to reach common goals – cooperation is key!

Early Career Program | Innovate

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.


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: Stockholm, Sweden



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Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Stockholm || IT; R&D

Req ID: 277751