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Experienced Software Operational Product Owner for Microwave Radio-Link

Job Description

Date: Oct 31, 2019

Experienced Software Operational Product Owner for Microwave Radio-Link


We are looking for an Operational Product Owner (OPO) to reinforce the Microwave Radio-Link Systems department. The mission is to lead the technical software implementation of business requirements and drive development of MINI-LINK products towards our next generation (5G) mobile networks. 


In the OPO role you will break down customer requirements into user stories that can be handled by our talented Scrum teams in an agile development environment. The teams you work with will primarily be located in Gothenburg, Lindholmen, but contact with our development center in Budapest is frequent. 


You will be part of a highly experienced system team that has the end-to-end responsibility for development of both hardware and software for MINI-LINK products focusing on the Radio-Link sub-system. 


As an Operational Product Owner You will:

  • Be responsible for and drive MINI-LINK features to enable world class Ericsson products 

  • Translate customer and product management needs into actual product development 

  • Be involved in hands-on detailed technical work, product strategy activities, guiding Scrum teams and improving our ways-of-working 

  • Gather, understand and break down requirements in the product backlog 

  • Be responsible for prioritizing the development tasks for your Scrum teams 

  • Drive continuous improvements with the purpose of securing quality and improving velocity 

  • Assist in customer workshops and respond to strategic customer requests 

  • Collaborate with individuals and teams across sites, organizations and technical domains 


Competences we are looking for:

  • A Master of Science in engineering or equivalent 

  • Extensive experience from being an Operational Product Owner in an R&D organization 

  • Experience from working in a multicultural environment where English is commonly used 

  • A passion for agile product development and an advanced user of the Scum framework 

  • An interest in teaching, coaching, challenging and developing individuals and teams  

  • Being able to combine business aspects with technical aspects in the product development 

  • Software developer background and skills in related tools and methods are highly desired 

  • Mature leadership with strong interpersonal and communication skills 


We also value:

  • Sincere passion for technology, especially in the software and telecommunication domains 

  • Experience from continuous integration and tools such as Hansoft, GIT and Jenkins 

  • A curiosity for new technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence 

  • A strong personal drive and desire to achieve results both individually and as part of a team 


In addition:

  • We provide an intense, fun experience with fantastic opportunities for individual growth 

  • We give you the freedom and the support you need to turn your ideas into achievements 

  • We know that continuous learning is vital for retaining our position as a global leader in technology and offer individuals lots of opportunities to evolve their competence


Product Development Unit Transport

Product Development Unit Transport as part of Business Unit Networks develops transport equipment all the way from antenna sites to mobile packet core gateways and provide vital pieces for building and serving billions of mobile service users around the world. The network nodes that we develop includes cell site routers, pre-aggregation and aggregation routers, fronthaul transmission, and an extensive range of microwave links. Our headquarter is at Lindholmen in Gothenburg, Sweden, but we also have operations in Beijing, Bangalore, Budapest, Genoa and Hungary. 


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 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. 


At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big and navigate their career, on a global scale. 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. 


Location: Gothenburg

In case of questions please contact the Recruiter Magdalena Bielaszka at


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Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Göteborg || R&D

Job details: Technical Product & Portfolio Management