Manager ASIC/FPGA Development Lund

Job Description

Date: May 27, 2019

About us

Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment & services to mobile & fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, & more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Using innovation to empower people, business & society, we are working towards the Networked Society, in which everything that can benefit from a connection will have one. At Ericsson, we apply our innovation to market-based solutions that empower people & society to help shape a more sustainable world.


If you want to join the evolution of the Ericsson Radio Systems towards 5G and be part of one of the most thrilling and demanding R&D businesses within Ericsson - this is the job for you.  5G is coming, and Ericsson is the early leader in bringing it to market. Commercial trials are happening already now and the possibilities across industries are endless – from automotive and transports to agriculture, utilities and more.


Job description

Ericsson is investing in the future 5G technology where ASIC and FPGA development is key. Therefore, we are significantly strengthening our capacity in the digital ASIC and FPGA domain in Lund. This offers a great opportunity to take ownership of technical solutions and shape product definition.


An exciting opportunity for an experienced Manager to join the Digital ASIC/FPGA team in Lund. As manager for one of the ASIC/FPGA sections you will be leading a highly skilled team which is collaborating with other design units in Lund, Stockholm, Austin and Beijing to design cutting edge ASICs and FPGAs for 5G.     


General responsibilities for Line Manager in ASIC & FPGA

  • IP development, including TLM modeling, RTL design, block and sub-system level verification for units located in both ASIC and FPGA
  • Implementation, including Top Level Verification, backend and FPGA validation
  • Staff responsibility, competence development, budget, interface towards stakeholders, salaries, recruiting and resource allocation



  • Ensure strong collaboration with other units
  • Way of working is through agile cross functional teams working in sprints and participating in different projects
  • Goals setting, follow-up and strategically evolving section towards vison
  • Contribute and drive internal efficiency, cost effectiveness via new or alignment of existing ways of working across all other design sections
  • Chair and participate in steering groups inside organization or towards external suppliers



You are a strong, result-oriented leader with focus on finding effective and sustainable solutions while being pro-active, empowering, pragmatic and able to make things happen.

  • Several years of experience from working as line manager or project manager in R&D organizations
  • Experience of semiconductor business and ASIC and/or FPGA development
  • Excellent communication skills as well as teambuilding, coaching and cooperation skills
  • Knowledge regarding cellular radio communication is beneficial 
  • Experience in agile ways of working



The selection and interview process is ongoing. Therefore, send in your application as soon as possible. Due to annual vacation, the process might take longer time. 

Last day to apply: 30th of June. For questions please reach out to the responsible recruiter: Denise at 


Why is Ericsson a great place to work?

Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company’s portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency, find new revenue streams, and create new user experiences. Ericsson’s investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world ensuring our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.   We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. With over 100,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and service leadership.  40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over an Ericsson network.  And, our Technology for Good and Connect to Learn programs include creating technology that makes it easier to save lives, feed societies, bring technology to emerging markets and connectivity to remote areas, and grow businesses and prosperity.


At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big and navigate their career, on a global scale.  We create technology that helps others, from helping people enjoy their favorite content to helping people recover from natural disasters by enabling better communications between rescue workers. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world, creating new connections, new possibilities, and new capabilities.  We find that Ericsson is at its best when we bring together the diverse skills of our people. Working across business areas, across cultures, across geographical borders, across technical disciplines. More often than not, across ground-breaking solutions. Next generation technology can be staggeringly complex. But the simpler it is to use; the more people benefit from it. Join us and help build technology that makes it simple to connect with information, business, societies, and each other.


Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.

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

Req ID: 282523