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System Manager Security - PDG Gateway

Job Description

Date: Oct 15, 2019

Do you have several years of experience in SW development from a security perspective?

Are you excited to work in the technical forefront of 5G?

Would you like to take technical leadership within the Security competence team and impact product security aspects and requirements?


If you thrive in a collaborative environment and are looking for an opportunity to grow in your career – come join us at PDG Gateway in the role of System Manager!

Ericsson Packet Core

Every time you use an app on your smartphone, talk over VoLTE or use Mobile Broadband you connect to internet – this connection is what we enable, no matter if its 3G, 4G or 5G!


We are called Ericsson Packet Core (PC) and we deliver connectivity technology with terabyte throughput in combination with extensive configuration options for traffic control and information collection for our customers.

Our headquarter is at Lindholmen in Gothenburg, Sweden, but we also have operations in Shanghai, Madrid, Budapest, Beijing and Bangalore.

To win today’s and tomorrow’s challenges we are looking for ambitious, intelligent, creative and inspiring individuals to join us. We provide a fun and challenging environment where you can grow and help to inspire your colleagues to further growth.


Job Summary

Product Development Group Gateway (PDG GW) as part of PC in Lindholmen are now looking for an ambitious and creative System Manager (SM) with telecom business experience within the area of Security, wanting to further learn and grow together with us. PDG GW develops Control- and User Plane for Evolved Packet Gateway functionality, which handles packet data services in the access network. The network node functions we develop are EPG for 4G and SMF/UPF for 5G. Node deployment is carried out on native hardware as well as on VMs and containers in a cloud environment.


The System Management has the following general responsibilities:

  • Drive the PDGs view on product vision and technology roadmap by e.g. system studies
  • Managing system requirements and artefacts, compliance to standards etc.
  • Interface towards Area Product Owner (APO) Product Line (PL) and the business regions, System & Technology (S&T) for studies, standardization and pre-sales support

At Lindholmen the SM section consists of groups within various competence areas with a strong focus on evolvement of packet data services for 5G, where cloud deployment is one strategic focus area.


Responsibilities & Tasks

The SM Security role will be the main responsible for defining security aspects and requirement for all Gateway products. The role is also the interface towards program steering roles, development teams, platform development and external parties within the area. You will involve in and make sure relevant work packages and internal studies are started to support the future product vision.


As System Manager for Security you will be handling and defining the product requirements regarding network security and corresponding vulnerability assessment/penetration testing. You will lead the Security competence team, where you jointly plan the work and share tasks and knowledge.


You will be working in close cooperation with Product Owners, System Architects, Security Specialist and development teams managing requirements and drive future evolvement in the security area for EPG and SMF/UPF for all types of deployments. You will also have a tight cooperation with stakeholders within the security community (internal and external). Some of the challenges are maintaining focus on priorities, communicate, inspire and be active in studies needed to drive the area towards the product vision.


You will be part shaping the future for Ericsson’s security performance in 5G!


Main responsibilities are:

  • Drive system studies; do security analysis and provide support to business regions
  • Identify requirements and coordinate within the Packet Core organization as well as with PDG external parties like platform- and 3PP providers
  • Perform security impact analysis for new features in close interaction with design teams
  • Identify/improve requirements related to the area and take responsibility for applicable documentation
  • Answer questions from customers and internal stakeholders in regard to security
  • Coordinate security activities with Product Management and other parts of the PC organization
  • Monitor status and trends within the area, both internal and external. Collect and spread information within the PDG and other internal communities.


Position Qualifications

To succeed in this position, you need to have the following qualifications and skills:

  • MSc/BSc level in Computer Science or equivalent level of education
  • Telecom and 3GPP knowledge
  • Proven experience in SW development from a security perspective
  • Requirement Management knowledge
  • Product Life Cycle Management knowledge
  • Customer and Business Understanding
  • Experience in Networking and building relationships with stakeholders
  • Knowledge Sharing and Communication skills
  • Fluent in English, written and oral


And it is great if you have these additional skills and experiences:

  • Lean and Agile knowledge
  • Skills to Adapt & Respond to Change
  • Knowledge about EPG, SMF/UPF and/or other Packet Core products
  • Knowledge in the SSR platform
  • Customer interaction experience



Application Process:

Last day to apply: Aug 11

Location: Göteborg, Lindholmen.

The recruitment process in ongoing, please send in your application in English as soon as possible. Please note we cannot accept applications via email.

For any questions about this position please reach out to recruiter Johanna Kristensen 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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