Antenna designer

Job Description

Date: Sep 25, 2019

Do you want a thrilling challenge?

Are you an Antenna Designer interested in developing the next generation of advanced antenna systems?

Are you an MSc graduate with a good understanding of cellular radio networks?

If yes then read on and you could join us in our vision, shaping the future of mobile and broadband internet!


Radio Design is responsible for research, development, and maintenance of Radio Unit in Ericsson Radio Base Station products. One of our major challenges is to develop and deliver high volumes Radio Hardware in short timeframes. To achieve this goal, we brought together a Team of acknowledged experts in different competence areas and we use the latest design and simulation tools. We consistently keep track of new Technology, methodology and design techniques, ensuring that Radio Filter and Antenna design activities hold a competitive level.

We are now looking for new Developers with a deep interest in Antenna design. By joining our Team, an important part of your role will consist of developing embedded filter products and filter technical solutions and components. In this context, you will interface with Radio design, Filter design, mechanical design, sourcing, and production, production test and engineering. Another important part is that you will be the main contact towards our suppliers on daily basis, you will be involved in various development activities like requirement analysis and definition, design, integration, verification and product documentation. You will be the one who reviews and evaluates the design from start to finish.


Finally, a large extent of our work is performed together with Ericsson’s Teams from all over the World.  Co-operation with other design centers in Sweden and all over the World is our day-to-day reality and should represent an additional motivation for you to join our Organization.



BA Networks

Business Area Networks: where 5G was born! We’re a global team of approx. 26 000 in 93 countries, with 126 nationalities represented. About half of us work in R&D, approx. 6 000 in Group Supply and 5 000 in Service Area Networks. Together we create future-proof, scalable network architectures in an industry that is constantly on the move. Our approach is simple: we build solutions that empower our customers to meet tomorrow’s demands. 5G is happening now, with the first commercial launches implemented today. 


Job description


We are looking for a result-oriented antenna designer and team worker. You have strong analytical skills and you are a fast learner. You have high interest in the field of antenna systems and advanced antenna system functionalities for cellular radio networks.


As an antenna designer, you will be a member of a team that is developing the next generation of AAS (advance antenna system). You will participate in antenna and filter developments for our own products and solutions. You will contribute to the evolution of our product portfolio, participate in pre-development projects as well as in technical studies and follow the developments in 5G Radio systems.


Main responsibilites: 

  • Developing high quality products
  • Simulating and developing design solutions
  • Reviewing design solutions and work with continuous improvements of products and processes
  • Developing competence in technical domain
  • Performing continuous analysis and requirement handling.
  • Working with strategic technical leadership
  • Performing trouble shooting and customer support
  • Performing practical work with prototypes
  • Collaborating with antenna suppliers when applicable
  • Verifying high quality products
  • Performing practical work with prototypes
    We find the following important for this position:
  • MSc degree in physics or electrical engineering or equivalent
  • At least 3-4 years of extensive experience from antenna Technology, including design knowledge and fabrication processes;
  • Strong knowledge of Radio design;
  • Good understanding of cellular radio networks
  • HFSS and (ADS) RF design tools knowledge
  • Good knowledge in Radio/RF/antenna technologies and products
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional and network-oriented organization
  • Innovating, adapting, and responding to change
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Have developed knowledge sharing and collaboration skills;
  • Lean & Agile knowledge and skills


Please send in your application in English as soon as possible since the process is ongoing.


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) || || Stockholm || R&D

Req ID: 292956