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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Line Manager at PDG Gateway - PDU Packet Core

Job Description

Date: Jan 17, 2020

Do you love supporting other persons to do a great work? We believe that when we all work together magic will happen. At Ericsson in Gothenburg, we are a unit of 300 highly talented software developers, creating the world’s best Gateways. For more than 15 years we have provided the world with mobile broadband. Today, almost half of the world’s population uses our product. We provide terabits speeds and focus now on creating a better tomorrow, by improving the connected society and bringing 5G to the world.


For every day, we strive to make our Gateways better than yesterday, integrating continuously and delivering to customer as often as possible.

We believe in trust – we trust each other to do the right things. Therefore, we believe in taking decisions as close to the product and technical expertise as possible.

We believe in trying new things and learning from our mistakes. Personal development propels our company growth and collective knowledge. We believe in sharing our insights and helping each other to create an even better Gateway.

We truly believe in happiness, we enjoy and feel passionate about what we do, we will create magic together. Then there will be nothing that can stop us!

Do you want to join our team and support us finding the best ways to inspire, serve and lead our awesome teams?

As a unit manager, you will be part of fostering a culture of creativity, collaboration and trust. At Gateway we do things slightly differently. We guarantee that you will develop as a leader and grow together with the organization.


Are you ready for the challenge?



Job Summary

Unit manager for a SW development unit within the PDG Gateway, a part of the PDU Packet Core. Your unit consists of 20 software developers, all located at the Lindholmen site in Gothenburg. You will work closely with several other managers leading units as your own. At Gateway development in Gothenburg we are in total around 300 software developers divided at 12 units. Together with our other sites in Europe, India and China you will drive the development of our Gateways. You will report to the Deputy Head of Gateway who is also located in Gothenburg.




  • Work closely with other leadership team members, both in Gothenburg and globally
  • Lead, coach and develop individuals, teams and organizations
  • Foster a learning, innovative and creative culture
  • Nurture people’s personal and professional growth within your unit
  • Encourage collaboration between your teams and other teams within the entire global Gateway development
  • Secure that the organization (and community) has the needed capability and support to contribute to our operations
  • Responsible for recruitment and staffing for your unit



Qualifications & Experience

  • Experience in software design
  • Strong leadership and coaching skills in line with Ericsson core values
  • Find it stimulating to work in teams and with teams, have a genuine interest in people
  • Interest and good understanding of R&D and the concepts of Lean and Agile ways of working
  • Large degree of flexibility, willingness to change and to take on different tasks
  • Excellent communication skills, speaks & writes English fluently



Do you recognize yourself and want to join a great team?

Please send us your application as soon as possible.


If you have any specific questions please contact

Hiring Manager Martin Trygg at or

Senior Recruiter Johanna Kristensen at 


Please note we cannot accept applications via email






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.

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

Req ID: 331334