5GC/EPC System Management - SH

Job Description

Date: Apr 15, 2019

Position Summary

A System Engineer (system management) is the technically responsible of a specific system.

The system can be as small as a function area, a node, and a solution in the 5GC and EPC (Evolved Packet Core) Network.

The purpose of the system management is to identify technical requirement on the system based on the business needs and opportunity and come up with system solution to meet the technical requirement.

Suitable candidate will initially work with one function (i.e. AMF, SMF) in 5GC or one node (i.e. MME, EPG) in the EPC Network, depending on the business needs.


Responsibility and Tasks

Strategy and Plan

  • Act as the owner of 3PP technical evaluation, documentation and supply support
  • Analyze third party products for effective R&D operations
  • Perform system study upon customer requirements, provide high-level solution with modelling as well as rough cost estimation for the complete development
  • Maintain, improve and design system characteristics, act as the owner of System Characteristics
  • Produce System Development Plan according to commercial product roadmap
  • Participate in and lead the product committees and other technical meetings
  • Provide guidelines on how functions are deployed and ensure developed solutions are in accordance with defined system architecture
  • Participate in and contribute to activities of identifying product/business strategies and opportunities
    Requirement Engineering
  • Define and manage technical requirement, act as the owner for technical requirement specification of the system
  • Analyze characteristics impact from the customer requirement
  • Design system characteristics for new product
    System Design
  • Take the ownership of system design and system documentation
  • Define, maintain system architectures, act as the owner of System Architecture
  • Perform architecture review and propose architecture improvement and evolution
  • Design architecture for new system
    Function Support
  • Be responsible for explanation and clarification for features of the released products
  • Support product managers to clarify the solution and participate in standardization activities (e.g. 3GPP, 3GPP2).
  • Support on projects regarding system issues, e.g. Act as Technical Coordinator as needed for complex development projects
  • Support the managers on competence development and resources planning
  • Act as the owner of technical product documentation and CPI (Customer Product Information)
  • Provide technical sales support to Business Unit and Market Unit, e.g. customer presentation, MU education
  • Act as contact interface regarding system issues, represent in external review/discussion, including customer discussions and workshops
  • Support manager to drive synergy between systems
  • Contribute and drive process development and improvement
  • Perform mentoring and coaching to the staff from both technical and non-technical aspects
  • Initiate improvements in applications, mechanisms, protocols, and product cost/performance and supply SPM with trend analysis
  • Initiate the activities of experiences and knowledge sharing


Main Interfaces

  • Internal to R&D:
  • Project/Program Management
  • Product Owner(s)(Scrum)
  • Software Designer Engineer
  • Verification Engineer
  • Line Manager(s)
  • System Management for other system
    External to R&D
  • Customers
  • Region and Market Units
    • Local Product Manager(LPM) in Market Unit(MU)
    • Regional Product Management (RPM) in the region
  • Business Unit and Solution Support

Competence Requirements

  • Competence means to acquire, use, develop, and share knowledge, skills and experience.
    Three categories of competence are required for system engineer.
    Business Competence
    Competencies relevant to understand Ericsson's business and Customer orientation
  • Business understanding
  • Customer orientation
  • Ericsson knowledge (Plus)
  • English
  • Presentation Skills
    Human Competence
    Competencies relevant to interaction with people, for example, teamwork, communication skills and cultural awareness.
  • Communication
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving
  • Decision making
  • Leadership
  • Approach to Change
    Professional and Technical Competence
    Competencies specific for a certain operation, occupation or task, for instance technical design, telecommunications and product knowledge.
  • Evolved Packet Core Products and Solutions
  • 3GPP/3GPP2, CCSA and other technical specifications/standards knowledge
  • Software Development Process
  • Product Lifecycle Management Process
  • Tools
  • Project Process
  • General Technique


  • A university degree or above in telecommunication, computer science or equivalent.
  • At least 3-to-5-years of working experience in telecommunications industry within system management or system integration areas.