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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Head of Cloud Services Private Infrastructure

Job Description

Date: Nov 8, 2019

Overview 
As one of the leading tech firms, Ericsson currently holds a unique position to drive change in an all connected world. How we grow and succeed long-term depends on our ability to change, transform and adapt to the world around us. We believe change is driven using disruptive technology, with an emphasis on speed and ease of use to accelerate productivity and innovation.
5G is enabling a new wave of innovation. 5G has the potential to change the world, further powering the hottest trends in tech today: IoT (Internet of Things), AI (Artificial Intelligence) and AR (Augmented Reality). Ericsson is at the heart of this development and is shaping this future.  Ericsson is now accelerating, and we are recruiting the team to fuel/boost this acceleration. We are currently looking at investing in key competencies in a few selected areas. 
We want to grow our team within cloud, microservice, cyber security and the next generation network competences. We are establishing Microsoft, Google, Amazon, and Microservices teams. All changes aim to increase our efficiency in developing and releasing new capabilities and services, and create an organization characterized by expert knowledge, business value outcome and innovation.


Job Summary 
The Private Infrastructure Team is responsible for maintaining and supporting of CoLoaaS, Data Centre, Private off-prem Cloud services, Storage, Application Services, Platform Operation and Mainframe, ensuring a world class service is delivered for our internal customers. The Private Infrastructure IT environment consists of all technologies that create a great user experience for internal users, vendors and customers. As the ‘Face of Private Infrastructure’ for the business you and your team will be responsible for owning and managing this environment across all Ericsson to ensure our staff can operate at their best for our customers.
You will report to, and work closely with, the Head of Cloud Services and will develop strong relationships with colleagues in the wider Infrastructure team, other technical specialists and the operational teams across the business. You will lead a team of skilled staff and will assume responsibility for supporting the Private infrastructure, including the ongoing operation and life-cycle management. You will also provide direction for a team of shared technical resources in our Global Competence Centre. As such you will split your time between managing the team and performing a senior technical supervisor role.
This is a great opportunity for someone looking to advance their career into leading a team while still maintaining a technical aspect.


Qualifications 
We believe you have experience with microservices, Kubernetes, containers, modern app development, virtualized networking, cybersecurity and/or modern cloud operations. We believe you can think innovatively, collaborate, and find comfort in solving ambiguous problems. We also believe you are highly technical, with a track record of applying technology to solve business problems.


Competences
•    Great team player
•    Proven leadership behavior, interest and desire to lead people
•    Ability to be proactive, acting as a change leader, result oriented
•    Interest and understanding of new technologies
•    Understanding of agile ways of working
•    Understanding of other parts of Ericsson
•    Strong communication skills 
•    University degree

 

The selection and interview process is ongoing. Therefore, send in your application in English as soon as possible. For any questions and clarifications reach out to the Senior Recruiter, Valentyna Ivanova - valentyna.ivanova@ericsson.com