At Ericsson, you can be a game changer! Because working here isn’t just a deal. It’s a big deal. This means that you get to leverage our 140+ years of experience and the expertise of more than 95,000 diverse colleagues worldwide. As part of our team, you will help solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that.’ We’ve never had a greater opportunity to drive change; setting the bar for technology to be inclusive and accessible; empowering an intelligent, sustainable, and connected world.

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Cloud Software Developer

Job Description

Date: Nov 1, 2019

Job Summary:

We are looking for SW developers for Ericsson Cloud Execution Environment (CEE) who design, test, verify and maintain our OpenStack based network function virtualization (NFV) platform. Our product is the virtualization, control, and management layer in the Ericsson Cloud System portfolio. It is a cloud platform securing that several applications, such as virtual network functions, can effectively share the infrastructure resources in terms of compute, storage, and network. 


Your role will be to develop and integrate open source components and Ericsson proprietary add-ons and through verification ensure that the parts are working together in customer environment. At the same time, you will be able to constantly learn new cutting-edge open source technologies, gain experience in various areas of product development, integration, verification, maintenance and support. 


You will love this role if you like playing with Linux, integrating and configuring components, writing scripts, troubleshooting, documenting, verifying on real hardware as well as in virtual environment and eventually coding to achieve a smoothly working and well-integrated product.


Responsibilities & Tasks: 

  • Design, integrate and test infrastructure from open source components and perform troubleshooting in internal as well as customer networks 
  • Take part in the full development cycle from system design, through development, integration, verification, and deployment to customer support 
  • Drive continuous improvements of products and processes 
  • Constantly develop your competences 


Needed skills: 

  • Fluency in English both written and oral 
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or extensive experience in related area 
  • Strong IP knowledge
  • Strong hands-on mentality and flexibility to perform whatever task that needs to be done in the software development cycle 
  • Solid understanding of software development, from design and architecture through verification, release, and customer support 
  • Experience with Linux system and OpenStack
  • Good knowledge or Experience in testing and verification 
  • Passion and engagement in constantly making things better 


You have a big plus if you have some experience in some of the areas below: 

  • CEE(Cloud Execution Environment), CCD(Cloud Container Distribution), SDN, Edge Compute
  • Python, Java, C/C+ 
  • Configuration management (e.g., Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack) 
  • DevOps tools (e.g., Git, Gerrit, Jenkins) 
  • IP networking concepts and packet analysis (e.g., Ethernet, TCP/IP, Wireshark / tcpdump) 
  • Virtualization (e.g., KVM, QEMU, Libvirt) and Cloud technologies (e.g., OpenStack, Kubernetes/Docker) 
  • Agile methodologies (e.g., Kanban, XP) 


What’s in it for you?

With over 90,000 employees across 180+ countries, we have a culture that respects and supports your ambitions, in alignment with our values of Respect, Professionalism and Perseverance. Ericsson is extremely focused on learning and development, supports mobility and flexible working hours. We are also committed to diversity and inclusion and to be a responsible and relevant driver of positive change. We also offer some awesome benefits, amazing career development and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world.

Next Steps:

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Primary country and city: China (CN) || || Shanghai || R&D

Req ID: 300382