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ASIC Developer HW Validation

Job Description

Date: Jan 31, 2020

Are you ready to create the 5G future?

Shaping the future is fun. Inventing it is powerful. Creativity is a necessity. 5G is happening right now, and Ericsson is the technology leader in the market. Be part of our fantastic journey!


We are now looking into building up the HW Lab ASIC Validation team with some engineers with intermediate and senior experience at Ericsson in Lund. 


About the job

The IP Design 3 team (part of Digital ASIC and FPGA in Lund) has the assignment, in cooperation with Kista, to develop and verify Ericsson DPD (Digital Pre Distortion) IP and perform HW Lab Verification and Validation activities for FPGA and ASIC products.


The work consists of developing a validation framework, performing electrical validation measurements and supporting product integration. There is a need to define and develop a reusable validation framework that will exercise ASIC devices under validation, control test instrument, collect measurements and generate automated reports. In order to prepare for the arrival of a new ASIC device test script and programs, based on generic and previous generation classes, need to be extended and customized, test boards need to be specified and designed and a validation plan need to be specified.


Dry runs and test preparation might be performed using virtual or emulation platforms. When the new ASIC arrives to our HW validation lab a bring up activity starts, followed by some initial manual debug and investigation. After this initial phase a core set of electrical validation measurements is executed to cover PVT, power correlation and performance aspects.  

Responsibilities & Tasks

As a Developer you will develop & maintain products (units, nodes, networks, systems and solutions), including development activities like requirement analysis, design, integration, verification, configuration management, PLM support, product documentation.

Position Qualifications

The position requires 6-8 years’ experience in functional verification and electrical validation. You as an applicant should also have a Bachelors or Master degree in Computer/Electrical Engineering (or equivalent), and be fluent in written and spoken English. We do also expect that you are good team player, self-motivated, have a coaching attitude and be solution oriented. You should have a creative mindset and be open to creation and innovation.


Core competence

  • C, C++, Matlab and scripting languages
  • Comfortable with general HW lab setup 
  • High speed instruments (Oscilloscope, Spectrum Analyzer, BERT) 
  • Problem solving and analytical thinking



The selection and interview process is ongoing. Therefore, send in your application with resume as soon as possible. We look forward to meet you!


Why is Ericsson a great 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 over 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. More often than not, 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) || || Lund || IT; R&D

Req ID: 335613