Experienced Researcher

Job Description

Date: Sep 23, 2019

Experienced Researcher in research area Network, Architectures and Protocols

We are seeking an experienced researcher to contribute to research activities we have underway in mobile communication networks. Our ambition is to develop and drive best-in-class procedures, protocols and architecture for current and future mobile systems spanning the radio, core, and transport networks. We focus on network control, orchestration and cloud-native network functions, including AI-driven automation of mobile network functions and resources. We not only aim to further increase the network performance we experience today with our smartphones and tablets, but also improving the networks’ support for the digital transformation of industries and societies. As one of our researchers, you should have demonstrated track record of good knowledge on mobile communication networks and software technologies with applications in network domains, preferably also applying Machine Learning or AI techniques to solve problems. You should be a good and innovative team player, capable of working with peers in several countries. You should also demonstrate integrity in all situations and seek to actively coach and empower others by sharing knowledge and best practices.

You will become a member of Ericsson Research (ER), the research organization within Ericsson. We are a global organization present in ten countries with a central site in Stockholm (Kista). Our mission is to provide Ericsson with innovation and the long-term competitive edge for product provisioning. World-class innovation is achieved through cooperation; within Ericsson, partners, customers, universities, and research institutes. Building on our experience and forward-looking research, we invent and master advanced concepts and solutions that shape today’s and tomorrow’s communication world. You will be expected, together with the team, to spread knowledge internally and externally, protect ideas in patents, and engage in outreach activities while contributing to realize Ericsson’s vision and strategy.

This requested job position is physically placed in Indaiatuba, São Paulo, Brazil.



We are looking for newly graduated or about to graduate PhD, or MSc concluded with industry experience in the field of Engineering, Physics, Computer Science or similar technical field.

Here’s what we are looking for in a successful candidate:

  • You are a self-starter individual who takes initiative and acts as a team player;
  • Passion for demonstrating research using open source and software engineering techniques;
  • Interested in working with multi-national teams and projects in cloud and network orchestration;
  • You have good communication skills and find it easy to express and demonstrate your findings and knowledge to others (orally and in writing);
  • Ability to develop novel and innovative ideas, generate patents, publish results at conferences and in journals;
  • Prototyping and communicating your work to the Ericsson business units, global customers, standardization groups, and at technical conferences;
  • You are analytical, creative, and have strong personal drive and commitment;
  • Fluency in English is mandatory;
  • Fluency in Spanish and Portuguese is a plus.


Experience in one or more of the following topics is expected:

  • Network control and management;
  • Network orchestration and automation;
  • Machine learning, AI and network automation;
  • IP and transport networks;
  • Software-defined networking (SDN);
  • Network functions virtualization (NFV);
  • Fixed and mobile telecom architectures;


What you will have here:

  • Pension Plan
  • Flexible hours
  • Maternity leave of 6 months 
  • Paternity leave of 30 days 
  • Gympass
  • Fruit in the office
  • Pregnant Course and Program



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 favourite 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: Brazil (BR) || || Indaiatuba || R&D

Req ID: 293484