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Operative Product Owner for Development Environment

Job Description

Date: Jan 14, 2020

Position Summary

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 (Total cost of ownership) efficient solutions for programmable 4G and 5G networks, automated operations and digital engagements.


We are currently looking for an Operational Product Owner (OPO) for development environment in PDU PC to enable Cloud Native products productivity efficiency.   You will have teams working with the build system and development environment. The focus is CI wheel efficiency which enables other teams to make their features faster and easier. You work with internal designers as you customers, and you will have a lot of direct contact with PDG stakeholders.  


Responsibilities & Tasks

·         Prioritize the feature backlog and make sure it is visible, and transparent.

·         Secure that the team knows what we do and why we do it to ensure high team motivation

·         Communicate, coordinate and align with both internal stakeholders.

·         Develop business and technical understanding within the domain

·         Discover value, improvements, technical debts and make adoptions together with EE teams for placement in Product Backlog

·         Synchronize with other OPO:s / APO:s (Area product Owners)

·         Ensure that the solutions designed by Development Environment teams are cost efficient



·         High business understanding.

·         Good understanding of the domain/area.

·         Good communication skills. (Be able to communicate with stakeholders, operators and customers at different levels).

·         Team player and good people skills.

·         Be able to take decisions.

·         3-5 years’ experience as an OPO/PO (product owner) or similar.

·         Drive commitments with high energy

·         Experience working according to Lean and Agile way of working


Furthermore, as our OPO’s are 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.


Location: Gothenburg

In case of questions, please contact the Hiring Manager Mi Yan


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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Job details: Developer