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Test Lead @ Ericsson Packet Core-Gateway

Job Description

Date: Dec 2, 2019


Packet Core (BDGS) develop and deliver packet core solution for mobile networks. With us at BDGS, you’ll be part of the next step in development of our products. We enable millions of simultaneous connected mobile users while handling traffic from IoT to 4K video in Gbit speeds. BDGS will become the partner of choice of Telecom operators using the latest technologies in cloud and automation to manage complexity so the ambitious can differentiate with TCO efficient solutions for programmable 4G and 5G networks, automated operations and digital engagements.

We stand at the forefront of Agile software development, using methods and principles from Lean and Agile methodologies to create a product that excels. Early customer and stakeholder interaction are a key element in our development process. We rely on team collective responsibility to complete all tasks according to a prioritized backlog.

To expand our organization’s capability and responsiveness towards market needs we are looking for ambitious, intelligent, creative and inspiring individuals to join us. We provide a fun and challenging environment where you can grow and inspire your colleagues to further growth.


Job Summary

We are looking for a Test Lead within PDG Gateway to maximize the use of our test capabilities, ensure that we continuously optimize the way we work, and secure that we always have a known test status that is visualized and communicated.

At the PDG Gateway we are responsible for the development and release of Gateway products. Much of the testing is done by the development teams, but we also have teams dedicated to performing extensive regression testing. We take pride in that we have automated most of the test execution and parts of the analysis of test results, since this enables fast feedback loops.

The role is based in Lindholmen (our headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden), but we also have operations in Shanghai and Madrid as well as strong dependencies to platform development in Budapest, Beijing and Bangalore.


Key Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Planning and driving the test activities for 4G and 5G core networks in tight collaboration with development, test and release
  • Continuous improvement of test flow efficiency
  • Prioritizing items in the test backlog (including improvements, deviations and TRs)
  • Providing priorities to E3 development, for example test tool, test automation and infrastructure, defining and building test environment, tools and processes
  • Planning, distributing and tracking test scope across available teams
  • Ensuring transparency of test status and plan to stakeholders
  • Providing input to Program Manager, TTC (Technical Test Coordinator) and System Owner (SO) for PRG assessments
  • Collaborating with Line Managers to identify resource needs, and ensure empowered and accountable test teams


 Essential Skills & Experience Requirements

  • Passion for delivering high-quality testing, and not letting our users down
  • Self-driven, result oriented and proactive
  • Well organized with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to take decisions, manage backlog prioritization, and create strong networks
  • Genuine interest in leadership and strong coaching capabilities
  • Enjoy cooperating with others and good at listening and analyzing
  • Fluent in English, written and oral
  • Agile and DevOps methodologies and culture
  • Team leader or project management experience
  • BSc level in Computer Science or the equivalent level of knowledge


As Test Lead you are a leader in the organization and as such you together with other leaders guide our teams. Therefore, it is important for you to have a high interest in people, processes and technologies.

We also believe you are passionate about Lean and Agile principles and thrive on continuously challenging yourself and the organization towards better and faster customer value while having fun.


Do you recognize yourself and want to join a great team? Make contact and send us your application!


Application Process:
Primary location for this role: Lindholmen, Göteborg  
Last day to apply: November 8

The recruitment process is ongoing, please submit your application in English as soon as possible.

Kindly note that we cannot accept application sent via email.
If you have any specific questions please contact Senior recruiter Johanna Kristensen at




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: 303806