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Program Manager Baseband Tools

Job Description

Date: Nov 11, 2019

Ericsson and the Baseband Infrastructure (BBI) organization are pleased to announce the opening of a new Software Development Center in the heart of Austin, TX to accelerate the path towards the commercialization of 5G!

Ericsson is the early leader in bringing 5G to market and our Radio networks are built by a large amount of software systems, all of them with different requirements and characteristics. Some are standardized orchestration software (SW) on commercial off-the-shelf hardware, and others are radio algorithms SW on proprietary massively parallel hardware. They all work together as the distributed brains of mobile internet. These systems make a plethora of challenges which all shape the learning playground for each of us working here.

In BBI we provide a SW platform and toolset for the Ericsson Many-Core Architecture (EMCA) SW and baseband development. Our platform and tools are used by about 1500 baseband application developers (5G, LTE, WCDMA and GSM) and new versions are deployed continuously. We believe in highly empowered and self-organized teams that are involved in all steps of development, from pre-study to deployment. Work is performed in close cooperation with our internal Ericsson users and peers. The BBI organization of roughly 200 people, is part of PDU 4G5G and based in Sweden, Canada, Poland and now also in Austin!


We are looking for a passionate Program Manager to join our new SW development unit in Austin, Texas.


Your primary responsibilities will include:


  • You will drive new products and features through the development process.
  • You will set the vision for the features you own, perform release planning and continuously manage the health and prioritization of your deliveries
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to drive product direction and roadmap throughout the product lifecycle
  • You will work close to our tech leads, Software teams, leadership teams and stakeholders to help set the direction for our teams
  • Ramp up quickly and master the relevant technical domain for your areas of ownership
  • Contribute to the great culture we have at Ericsson by adhering to our core values - Respect, perseverance and professionalism.






  • A Bachelor or higher degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Program Manager or Product Owner working in a large international company with geographically dispersed teams across multiple time zones and can easily communicate status at a moment’s notice.
  • A strong technical background combined with a proven track record of shipping products in an Agile/Lean based environment.
  • Prior experience as a software engineer preferred.


Direct Reports: None

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

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