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System program manager for PCC @ Ericsson Packet Core- Mobility

Job Description

Date: Jan 8, 2020

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 are currently looking for a System program manager, for handling the system activities needed to develop one of our 5G products, Packet Core Controller (PCC).


The system program manager role is a key role within our organization, focusing on technology leadership as well as business needs in a balanced view.


As system program manager you will coordinate a variety of important activities; you will have a close cooperation with many stakeholders in the organization like solution line, product owners, system architects and system managers working with different levels on the networks as well as within different areas.


One of the most important things is to be able to investigate most urgent and important things first according to a technical perspective of how to build a complex, flexible, scalable, robust SW system in a good way.


Our new product portfolio with Packet Core is based on cloud native principles, we aim to create a common architecture for all Packet Core Network functions optimized to execute in cloud environments.

Technology utilized include container technology like Docker and Kubernetes, microservices architecture and databases like Redis. Cloud Native Platform is currently a key area of packet core controller (PCC).


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 interactions 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 help to inspire your colleagues to further growth.


Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Responsible for securing plans based on agreed capability.
  • Accountable for visualizing plans and progress and promptly highlight deviations and risks.
  • Responsible for securing collaboration across the BTO dimensions and with other stakeholders.
  • Responsible for identifying and implementing improvements of SM WoW and applicable flows.
  • Visualize status for ongoing SMs activities
  • Secure collaboration shared between sites
  • Inform and secure long-term plan for SM activities/artifacts going forward
  • Facilitate Technical meeting to secure and support SMs
  • Maintain and visualize SM contact lists
  • Facilitate good collaboration between PO´s and general SM´s



  • High business understanding.
  • Experience from earlier system assignments
  • Deep understanding of the domain/area.
  • Excellent communication skills. (Be able to communicate with operators and customers at different levels).
  • Team player and good people skills.
  • Be able to take decisions.
  • Drive commitments with high energy
  • Experience working according to Lean and Agile way of working


Furthermore, as a system program manager is one of the leaders in the organization and around the teams, 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 development and your competence will help us evolve in this area.


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


Application Process
Primary location for this role: Lindholmen, Göteborg  
Last day to apply: 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 recrutier at mail



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 || R&D

Req ID: 314743