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Expert - Microwave Radio

Job Description

Date: Feb 3, 2020

5G is happening now and disclosing every day new opportunities.

Are you passionate about technology? Do you want to lead the next generation of Microwave Radios at Ericsson in Gothenburg?

Take the challenge and join our team!


We are now looking for an Expert in Microwave Radio for Transport to drive technology strategy and secure technology leadership in the microwave radio area.


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. 



Drive and be accountable for technology leadership in the domain and provide world-class expertise to the whole company. The responsibility is to invent and develop architectures and solutions and to secure state-of-the-art technology. Drive and foster innovation to secure relevant IPR and define corresponding IPR strategies and ensure that they are executed upon. Drive technology strategy planning in the domain and ensure there is alignment with relevant stakeholders in research, standardization, product management, technology development and product development. Conduct own research and collaborate and actively interact with universities/academia and with external technology partners. Be part in decision making within the technology domain and related product strategies. Educate and mentor others and spread his/her knowledge.

He/she shall create, and be the leader of, a living knowledge community, including experts and senior specialists, for the microwave and millimeter wave technology area. Secure important microwave and millimeter wave competence build-up in the related development organizations. Analyze the market and competition to identify viable solutions and differentiators in the domain. As additional responsibilities the expert shall cooperate with other experts and senior specialists to secure that the right technologies as well as competencies are available for Ericsson’s product development.


Key qualifications:

  • Education: MSc or higher
  • At least 10 years of experience in Microwave radio technologies
  • Domain experience: RF Technology, including:

          - high frequency electromagnetic wave propagation in air and other material substrate for filter

          - antennas and waveguide design

          - RF active components in GaAs, GaN, SiGe including LNA, PA and ADC/DAC

  • Customer Insight
  • Business Understanding
  • Coaching & Mentoring Skills
  • Negotiation Skills     
  • Formulating strategies and concepts
  • Customer Insight
  • Knowledge Sharing & Collaboration Skills
  • Standardization Knowledge
  • Innovations Skills
  • The position requires specific knowledge obtained from a Senior or Master position from other R&D positions within Ericsson, or equivalent external experience.


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

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

Contact Person: Recruiter: Anna Magnusson,



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: 293191