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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Solution Development Engineer

Job Description

Date: Feb 4, 2020

Every time you use your smartphone, when you open an App or just place a call, you connect to internet –this connection is enabled by us!


Are you ready for a new challenge in a company that encourages you to take your competence and skills to the next level?


We are looking for Integration & Validation engineers, who can contribute to Ericsson's market-leading 5G cloud packet core products and solutions. Find out more about our Cloud Packet Core products & solutions.


Our department, PDG Solutions, is developing products and solution for the Ericsson Cloud Core – one cloud packet core for all accesses and services, with dual-mode operations, 4G and 5G. We develop and deliver e.g. Massive IOT, Mobile Broadband, Enterprise Core, Communication Packet core, etc. What we do is a vital part of the accelerating digital transformation building our networked society where everything that can be connected will be connected. We are also involved in the development and integration & verification of Continuous Delivery & Deployment (CD&D). 


BA Digital Services

Ericsson Digital Services helps service providers prosper in the digital economy. From enhancing the way service providers engage with their customers to automating operations, we're helping service providers reach new levels of programmability, access and agility – levels that digital natives call home. We provide solutions consisting of software and services in the areas of Digital Business Support Systems (BSS), Operational Support Systems (OSS), Cloud Communication, Cloud Core, and Cloud Infrastructure. The portfolio is focused on 5G-ready, cloud-native, automated and industrialized solutions to secure a smooth digitalization journey towards 5G.


Ongoing digitalization, together with virtualization and the introduction of 5G is driving new opportunities for service providers. It gives possibilities to capitalize on the investments better by programming and slicing 4G and 5G networks for specific consumer and industry needs. It also gives possibilities to automate operations and become radically more efficient, and to serve and engage with customers digitally. 



Job description/Responsibilities:

We want you who have some years of experience as Software developer, someone with a keen interest in Python scripting. You have an eye for SW architecture and can identify need for restructuring and refactoring of our scripts. You understand the importance of speed, quality and keeping customer commitments. You have high energy levels, are willing to learn new tasks and you are a team player who enjoys sharing your knowledge and skills with your colleagues.

You will be involved in the development of a wide range of innovative products and solutions with the latest virtual and cloud technologies.

You will be working with implementation of virtual network functions (VNF) on multiple cloud-based deployments, primarily using Python.


Key Qualifications & Experience Requirements:

  • Technical competence wanted
  • Good Packet Core application hands-on experience
  • Good to great, Python scripting skills
  • Skills as Linux End User and Administrator
  • General shell scripting, e.g. BASH
  • Virtualization knowledge
  • General Datacom competence (TCP/IP, switching/routing, Wireshark, networking)
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Good system integration/implementation experience


The following personal skills and abilities are wanted:

  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently when needed
  • Strong team player with a drive to push for excellence
  • Transparent with your competence; learn and share with others
  • Be proactive; drive improvements for the good of your team(s)
  • And; you have a passion for script programming


Preferred Qualifications & Experience Requirements:

  • OpenStack knowledge/hands-on experience
  • Ericsson Cloud Execution Environment (CEE) knowledge/hands-on
  • Experience working with VMware and/or RedHat OpenStack is a major plus
  • Tool/environment knowledge, e.g. JIRA, Git, EriDoc, etc.



Please send in your application in English as soon as possible since the process is ongoing. Please note we cannot accept applications via email. 

Primary location for this role: Göteborg, Lindholmen  



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: 331005