Software Cloud Researcher

Job Description

Date: Oct 15, 2019

Predicting the future is fun. Inventing it is powerful. We do both. Are you ready to expand beyond 5G?


5G is happening, and Ericsson is the leader in bringing it to market. With the commercial launch of 5G expected in 2020, and commercial trials already happening now. Within the Standardization and Technology team it is now time to stretch technology beyond 5G. Join Ericsson and help build the Radio Access Network of the future.

Work in an area that explores how cloud technologies transform the radio solutions being developed.


The Chipset and Software Technology unit is part of the Standards & Technology organization within Business Area Networks. We are responsible for technology leadership and research in digital technology and software with focus on wireless systems. This is achieved through concept studies, system design, test beds, and driving technical innovation. We are now looking for a Researcher with a SW developer background and a profile towards open source environment and with an interest in system security to join the Chipset and Software Technology unit in Lund, Sweden.


We can offer you an interesting and developing career within an everchanging technology area that exploits and expands the boundaries of telecommunication. You will be part of a team of senior professionals who represents a wide area of in-depth knowledge of the radio technology, and that are willing to share their knowledge in supporting you in your role and personal development. As an employee you will be empowered to make your own planning, in securing the progress of delivering results.


You will have the opportunity to work with

  • Everything from underlying infrastructure to 5G applications
  • Applying and changing existing cloud technology for future RAN (Radio Access Network) implementation
  • Container technologies and container management solutions
  • Impacting architecture and implementation of 5G
  • Technology scouting
  • Talented people in various technological fields that readily share their knowledge with you


Required Competence / Experience

  • M.Sc. degree within computer science or equivalent technical education on university level
  • Preferably at least 5 years’ experience within relevant technical area (or Ph.D)
  • Experience of working with Linux and other open source projects
  • Experienced programmer (Git, Python, bash, C++, …)
  • Containers (Kubernetes, Docker, ... )
  • Good communications skills and a relationship builder
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.


Position Qualifications

You are confident in solving complex technical questions across organizations as part of a small team. Your contributions span from early feasibility all the way to implementation, trying out new concepts and ideas, spanning from standalone parts up to complete end to end solutions. You are analytical, structural and result oriented. You will find creative solutions and know how to resolve problems when lacking information and act outside your formal area of responsibility when needed.


Experience of cloud development with containers and container management, hypervisors, virtualization and networks are meritorious. As a person you should be self-motivated, positive, and outgoing, a team player with strong analytical skills. You should also have the ability to motivate, coordinate and coach others to success.



The selection and interview process is ongoing. Therefore, send in your application as soon as possible with resume and cover letter. We look forward to meeting you!


Last day to apply: 22nd of October. Position location: Lund, Sweden. For questions please reach out to the responsible recruiter: Denise Hallbäck at or the Hiring Manager: Mikael Lostedt 


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.


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

Req ID: 293433