WEB Technologies Developer

Job Description

Date: Aug 12, 2019

Ericsson and the Baseband Infrastructure (BBI) organization are pleased to announce the opening of a new Software Development Center in the heart of Austin, TX to accelerate the path towards the commercialization of 5G! 


Ericsson is the early leader in bringing 5G to market and our Radio networks are built by a large amount of software systems, all of them with different requirements and characteristics. Some are standardized orchestration SW on COTS and others are specialized SW on proprietary massive parallel hardware executing radio algorithms. They all work together as the distributed brains of mobile internet. These systems make a plethora of fantastic challenges which all shape the learning playground for each of us working here. 


In BBI we focus on our users and strive to make baseband development awesome. We do that by challenging the status quo and deploying our products continuously.  We believe in highly empowered and self-organized teams that are involved in all steps of development, from pre-study to deployment. Work is performed in close cooperation with our internal Ericsson users and peers. We emphasize team work, communication, continuous improvement, and cooperation. We adhere to Ericsson’s core values of respect, professionalism, and perseverance.


Job Summary:


We are looking for talented developers (senior and junior level) within Web development (full stack) and virtualization to join our new SW development teams in Austin.  


You will be part of a small high performing team responsible to develop, maintain and deliver tools and frameworks used by all Ericsson 5G baseband developers. Your team will own the full stack implementation with emphasis on a good user experience, performance and stability. Together with teams in Austin and other Ericsson locations you will define use cases and set requirements on your part of the 5G baseband development environment to make sure we can deliver the best 5G products to delight our customers.  



Required Experience:


  • Experience working in Full Stack Web Development
  • Development experience with JavaScript, CSS/LESS and NodeJS
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
  • Excellent knowledge in Linux environments 
  • Experience working in a Git / Gerrit based development flow
  • Container technology experience for virtualization (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field + 5 years of experience, Master's Preferred


Additional Experience Desired:


  • Proficiency in test automation and passion for TDD
  • Python Development Experience
  • Knowledge of embedded systems
  • Knowledge of wireless communication protocols (e.g. LTE, WCDMA)

Ericsson is pleased to announce the opening of a new design/development center in the heart of Austin, Texas.  Taking advantage of the large pool of software talent of Austin, Ericsson is creating a new SW development team here to work on 5G!   We’re looking to staff a large number of design positions in several development areas.


5G is coming soon, and Ericsson is the early leader in bringing it to market. Pre-commercial trials are happening now and the possibilities across industries are endless – from automotive and transports to agriculture, utilities and more.


Job Summary:


This role consists of designing, implementing and integrating software functionality for Ericsson’s products. Our focus is on Lean and Agile ways of working. We organize in cross functional development teams in which continuous improvement, innovation and knowledge sharing is part of the daily work. The role requires the employee to: 




  • Develop software, implementing new functionalities in C / C++ / Java code, often in a multi-core target environment
  • Perform continuous analysis and Requirements Handling     
  • Apply knowledge of Real-Time Software development and wireless communication protocols (e.g. 5G, LTE, WCDMA, WiFi)
  • Work in a lab environment to trouble-shoot and integrate complex new pieces of software
  • Perform software deliveries using a software version control system
  • Develop automated test cases to ensure existing functionality is never degraded by new software
  • Document all system analysis, software designs and test plans
  • Follow an Agile product development process, working collaboratively in small cross-functional teams


Key Qualifications:


  • Excellent knowledge in general purpose programming languages such as C/C++ 
  • Excellent knowledge in Linux environments 
  • Experience with 3GPP LTE/NR L1 and L2 development/design. This includes the PHY, MAC (Control and Data plane), RLC and PDCP layers.
  • Experience from working in a git/gerrit based development flow 
  • Experience from work in a CI based development environment using e.g. jenkins or similar
  • Experience working with open-source SW components and tools 
  • Bachelor’s + 5 years of experience or Master’s degree
  • Excellent communication skills in verbal and written English


Additional Requirements:


  • Potential Scrum Master role for suitable candidate.
  • Scrum Master experience and/or co-ordination, leadership skills are assets

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

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Primary country and city: United States (US) ||  || Austin || R&D

Req ID: 282259