Ericsson Early Career Program | Innovate | Software Developer in Radio software realization

Job Description

Date: May 6, 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 software developer trainee at PDU Radio SW.



  • Unit Description

PDU Radios SW develops software for all Ericsson’s Radio Units produced all over the world. Our software control and monitor the Radio HW with world-leading algorithms, protocols and architecture solutions. We support both current and future wireless access networks and mobile systems which will make the visions of the Networked Society and the Internet of Things (IoT) turn into reality.

  • Role Description

The Ericsson Early Career Program gives you fantastic opportunity to become a future senior software developer driving decisions forming the Radio software realization. Analyzing impact of new requirements or new product families and transforming them into plans and activities executed by our cross functional teams. Good communication and presentation skills will be required to visualize and present opportunities found in the analyses. Setting clear directions by fact-based information for the software organisation.

When specializing in Radio software development, you will learn both general radio functionality as well as the Radio software realization. This requires excellent software craftmanship skills, Advanced C++ competence and preferably some more programming languages. Learning areas related to Radio application software such as the Radio platforms, different libraries, included functions and hardware functionality are important. We prefer knowledge and proven experience from concepts like object-oriented design, functional programming, concurrency handling, design patterns, embedded software requirements. Competencies like signal processing and digital radio functions are also seen as valuable knowledge together with radio system, antenna transmission, RF measurement techniques, site solutions and analog radio functions.

This position is placed in PDU Radio in the software sector in Stockholm.

  • Requirements

Formal Qualifications specific to this role

  • At least Master’s degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering Physics or equivalent education
  • Excellent programming skills in C++ and JAVA
  • Good understanding of Linux and Embedded Software development
  • Basic knowledge in Radio functionality and hardware building blocks
  • Basic knowledge in digital design using FPGA or ASIC




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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Last date to apply: Recruitment will be ongoing, the last day to apply is the 26th of May 2019. Send in your application today.


Location: KIsta, Sweden


Contact: If you have any questions please contact recruiter Sara at 




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

Req ID: 281549