At Ericsson, you can be a game changer! Because working here isn’t just a deal. It’s a big deal. This means that you get to leverage our 140+ years of experience and the expertise of more than 95,000 diverse colleagues worldwide. As part of our team, you will help solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that.’ We’ve never had a greater opportunity to drive change; setting the bar for technology to be inclusive and accessible; empowering an intelligent, sustainable, and connected world.

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Area Product Owner

Job Description

Date: Nov 6, 2019

Development System and ICT Environment mission is to create and Manage a Compelling State of the Art Development System and Development Environment (design, test and deploy) that give Ericsson a Competitive Advantage​. Main focus right now is the journey towards 5G which for digital services means new functionality and products but also transforming into a Cloud Native portfolio. In this organization main programs such as Shared Target Cloud, STS, Application Development Platform (ADP) and Software Delivery Pipeline (SWDP) are being run which spans across whole BA Digital Services and are intended to help bring the BA into the 5G future.

In this position as APO you will be responsible for a set of services that is provided by the STS Program. The program is delivering and operating Telecom environments to organizations across whole Ericsson. Examples are environments used for demo, PoC, events and training, but also for product testing for PDUs. You will be part of a network of leaders in similar roles to collaborate across programs and organizations.



BA Digital Services

Ericsson Digital Services helps service providers prosper in the digital economy. From enhancing the way service providers engage with their customers to automating operations, we're helping service providers reach new levels of programmability, access and agility – levels that digital natives call home. We provide solutions consisting of software and services in the areas of Digital Business Support Systems (BSS), Operational Support Systems (OSS), Cloud Communication, Cloud Core, and Cloud Infrastructure. The portfolio is focused on 5G-ready, cloud-native, automated and industrialized solutions to secure a smooth digitalization journey towards 5G.

Ongoing digitalization, together with virtualization and the introduction of 5G is driving new opportunities for service providers. It gives possibilities to capitalize on the investments better by programming and slicing 4G and 5G networks for specific consumer and industry needs. It also gives possibilities to automate operations and become radically more efficient, and to serve and engage with customers digitally. 



Job Description

This successful leader should have strategic thinking combined with excellent communication and presentation skills that allow for cultivating confidence and trust with our stakeholders. The preferred candidate has experience from handling stakeholders, drive transformation and work with global teams. The role demands considerable flexibility in quickly adapting to shifting needs, and is expected to effectively cover a range of responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • Main stakeholder interface
  • Develop the service and be a transformation driver
  • Identify new value adding opportunities
  • Implement and communicate the service strategy
  • Communicate service highlights and advertise it within Ericsson
  • Reporting of service metrics toward GTEC Program Manager and stakeholders
  • Forecast resources and budget needs based on service and stakeholder outlook
  • Give input to management on organizational and program set up




We have high expectations on you as an individual, to bring a good combination of broad-based business, leadership, and functional experience:

  • 2-5 years of relevant professional work experience with at least 2 years of experience in project/service/program management
  • Ability to understand the needs from each stakeholder or business drivers and sponsors
  • Proven experience managing stakeholder expectations and follow commitments
  • Experience in forecasting
  • Superior influencing, presentation and communication skills

The following is a strong plus:

  • Experience from working with Telecom networks or products
  • Experience working with service delivery
  • Deep understanding on how a global organization works and interact between different function/units


We look forward to receiving your application in English. Please note we cannot accept applications via email.


Last day to apply: Okt 31
Primary location for this role: Göteborg, Lindholmen

Contact person: Recruiter Anna Magnusson at



Why is Ericsson a good 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 close to 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. Often, 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.


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Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Göteborg || R&D

Req ID: 285443