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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Experienced ASIC Synthesis & STA engineer

Job Description

Date: Dec 4, 2019

We are now looking for experienced Synthesis and STA engineers to join our Digital Development Team within the Compute & Digital Silicon organization in Lund.

Ericsson is investing heavily in the future 5G technology where leading-edge ASIC and FPGA development is key. Ericsson in Lund is significantly strengthening the capacity in the development of state-of-the-art digital ASIC and FPGA with a great number of talented engineers to meet this challenge. Since 2014, Lund has been a competence center for radio network development: activities span from HW and SW product development to research and standardization.


We are looking for Experienced, Creative and Innovative Synthesis and STA engineers to join our world class team. You will have a unique opportunity to work in high complexity projects where we use the latest technologies and tools.


You will be part of a dynamic team where there will be opportunities for learning, growth, trying out new roles and much more. Our organization works in accordance to the Lean and Agile principles with close team interaction.

Responsibilities & Tasks

Your main responsibilities will be to Synthesize the Top-Level RTL and by that generate netlists. In conjunction to that you will develop the necessary constraints in order to make the netlist timing clean. We work on the latest technologies with the latest tools and flows.


You will also be involved in floorplan development and you will act as an interface towards the physical implementation team.

As a team we constantly work to improve and optimize ways of working and we interact daily in agile meetings.

Key Qualifications

  • BSc or MSc level in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent education.
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Good understanding of VHDL or System Verilog.
  • Significant experience from Static Timing Analysis and timing sign off
  • Significant experience of EDA tools for Synthesis & Timing/Area/Power closure
  • Knowledge in scripting languages (Python, Perl, TCL, Linux Shell scripting etc.)
  • Experience from UNIX/Linux
  • Communication and presentation skills in English are essential.
  • Quality-consciousness.
  • Travels may be needed but not required on a frequent basis.

Following experience will be a beneficial asset

  • Multi/Many Core CPU Architecture Knowledge a plus
  • Experience from source code repositories such as Clear Case and Git
  • Experience with Synopsis Spyglass, Primetime, Design Compiler & Formality
  • Knowledge about mobile communication standards is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of floor planning and physical implementation is an advantage


Personal qualifications
You have a great interest in learning new things every day and want to make a difference. You have a very positive attitude and thrive on new challenges. You are keen to solve problems and do so creatively. Where there is change you see opportunities. You are a strong team player and a very communicative person, but you also work well independently. You make sure to reach results with high quality and on time.



The selection and interview process is ongoing, but due to Christmas break we are expecting longer recruitment time. We look forward to meeting you!


Last day to apply: 5th of January. Position location: Lund, Sweden. For questions please reach out to the responsible recruiter: Denise Hallbäck at


Why is 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 over 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. More often than not, 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) || || Lund || IT; R&D

Req ID: 306876