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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Software Developer

Job Description

Date: Jan 13, 2020

Software Developer


We are looking for a skilled software developer to help us build the applications in Ericsson’s 5G Core network, connecting mobile devices around the world to the internet. You’ll be joining a small cross-functional development team working with feature development, where the tasks include requirement analysis, system design, development, and verification. As a team, you take responsibility for your feature from analysis to delivery and beyond.


In addition to having solid software development skills, we also hope you would be interested in taking on the Scrum Master role in the development team, or taking the lead in system analysis, breaking down requirements and designing feature behavior. Experience from either of these roles is a plus, but not necessary.


Typical tasks and responsibilities:

  • Develop high-quality software meeting telecom standards
  • Analyze requirements and propose a software design
  • Analyze verification needs and develop test cases validating your design
  • Develop test case automation
  • Execute tests, troubleshoot, and correct faults found
  • Lead and coach team through Scrum ceremonies


Skills and experience we value:

  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in Computer Software Engineering or similar field
  • Proven skills in software development, preferably using Erlang or other functional languages
  • Experience of large-scale software development projects
  • Experience of agile development and the Scrum framework.
  • Knowledge of Git, Gerrit, Jenkins, HTTP2, TCP/IP, Linux, Containers


Characteristics we hope to see in you:

  • You are passionate about software and product development
  • You enjoy working with a team towards a common goal
  • You continuously strive to improve yourself and your output
  • You have a structured and disciplined approach to work
  • You are willing to learn and tackle complex challenges
  • You like communicating and networking in small and large teams


Working at Ericsson Packet Core
Ericsson Ericsson Packet Core products are at the core of the mobile network, connecting radio networks with the internet and enabling seamless connectivity. In our development unit, you’ll be part of the next step of our transformation: developing 5G networks with cloud native software for telecom operators around the world.


At Packet Core you’ll work with hundreds of talented developers, giving you plenty of opportunities to learn from senior colleagues and develop your own competence. We take pride in our commitment to innovation and regularly set aside time for Hackathons, allowing you to pursue your own ideas or work with new friends on the next big thing.


Our office is located at Lindholmen in central Göteborg, with beautiful scenery and modern facilities. We’re next to Chalmers and the University of Gothenburg, with other cutting-edge tech companies as our closest neighbors in a buzzing area. There are plenty of opportunities for learning and networking at Lindholmen Science Park, and there is a wide range of restaurants for your convenience.


You’ll be enjoying all the benefits of a good collective agreement, as well as a personal health account, subsidized lunch, gyms in the house, and much more.

Location: Göteborg, Lindholmen
Last day to apply: 2 February 2020
Contact person: Therese Blom, Recruiter 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.


Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.

Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.

Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetic information.


Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Göteborg || R&D

Req ID: 316982