Data Scientist - enabling analytics in Packet Core

Job Description

Date: Oct 10, 2019

Are you the one bringing the future of AI/ML/Analytics to our Packet Core products?

5G will not only enable higher data rates and provide features for connecting industries. It will also mean a shift towards a data driven network, with analytics support for handling and using the tremendous amount of data created in the mobile network. To support this transformation, we have formed a small team of data scientists to go in the forefront of the change. We are now looking for a data scientist to join the team.


Do you have depth of understanding of Machine Learning and AI technologies?


Role Summary

You will be part of a small team that will study future use of AI/Data Science in Packet Core, through:

  • Applied research
  • Proof of Concepts
  • Pilot implementations within the Packet Core products
  • Proposing and defining a strategy for how data science shall be used in Packet Core


You will need to have good programming skills and strong understanding of Data science and Machine Learning tools. You will work in a highly collaborative environment with top professionals to learn from. Your contribution will  help to create new offerings in the areas of AI driven 4G and 5G network.


To be successful; one should have

  •          BS, MS, or PhD in Telecom Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or related field
  •           >2 years of real world or research experience in data science
  •          Statistics knowledge, e.g.: descriptive analysis and supervised and unsupervised analysis
  •          Programming skills in various languages with proficiency in Python
  •          Understanding of Machine Learning, e.g.: linear/logistics regression discriminant analysis, bagging, random forest, Bayesian model, SVM, neural networks, etc
  •          Knowledge and skills in the use of current state of the art data science frameworks such as Apache Spark, flink, scikit-learn etc.
  •          Comfortable with Linux.
  •          Excellent in team working.
  •          Curious, willing to learn and share knowledge.
  •          Good communication skills and open personality.
  •          Fluent in English.


You may have

  •          Knowledge of  Packet Core is a big plus
  •          Knowledge in Mobile network architecture 4G/5G. Interfaces, protocols, functions is a plus
  •          Cloud native software stacks and execution environments: VMware, AWS, Swarm, Kubernetes, others.


Recruitment process is ongoing, please send your appliction today. 

If you have any specific questions please contact Recruiter Johanna Kristensen 

Kindly note we cannot accept applications via email.




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 || IT

Req ID: 299949