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Security Developer

Job Description

Date: Mar 18, 2020

Ericsson Finland employs close to 800 professionals, the majority of whom work in Kirkkonummi, 25 minutes away from the Helsinki city center. Our teams are very international with colleagues of over 40 different nationalities. Together with the Finnish network operators and 100 years of Finnish market experience, we are serving the data hungry nation with mobile technology enabling the benefits of digitalization across the sparsely populated country. Besides that, we focus on research and development especially in the areas of network security, IoT, cloud and 5G setting Ericsson amongst the 10 largest product developers in Finland.

Job Summary:

Product Development Unit Component Development (PDU CD) develops components, products and micro-services for multi-users across Ericsson, as well as driving and maintaining the strategy, evolution and technology leadership. The PDU has a central role in Ericsson for enabling maximized return of investment in R&D by promoting reuse and shortening time to market.


ADP is the Application Development Platform which provides support to develop cloud native applications. ADP ( consists of several different components or artefacts:

  • An architectural framework which aims to support alignment, reuse and coherent systems
  • Reusable microservices
  • Cloud Container Distribution (CCD based on Kubernetes)
  • Managed Development Environment, Kubernetes as a Service (KaaS)
  • Life Cycle Management with E-VNFM
  • CI/CD framework which supports easy reuse of microservices in different contexts based on Spinnaker and has a recommended inner-source build support with BOB


We are now looking for a developer to strengthen our ADP Security development team. As a developer you are expected to contribute to the team of developers and take initiative and be able to drive change. You are a seasoned software developer with a proven track record of hands-on development experience. You have a natural ability to get people to follow you and you enjoy to see others succeed. You are a security enthusiast, always up-to-date with the latest concepts and standards and enjoy working with opensource 3PPs.


  • You identify customer needs and drive product development accordingly
  • Perform continuous analysis and requirement handling
  • Develop and test high quality products
  • Perform troubleshooting and customer support
  • Drive continuous improvement

Characteristics of the ideal candidate:

  • Experience in Modern Software Development, DevOps and Agile practises
  • Proven skills in one or more of the following languages: C/C++, Python, Go, Java
  • Excellent knowledge in the Linux environment, tools and APIs
  • Familiarity with PKI, X.509, TLS and variants, IPSec
  • Experience in Authentication and authorization
  • Orchestration: Kubernetes, Docker, Container
  • Virtualization, Iaas, PaaS, SaaS
  • Excellent communication skills and team player
  • Self-starter and natural abillity to lead in lean environment
  • Passion to be among the best and continuosly drive new ideas, learn and adapt

Knowledge/experience in the following are and advantage:

  • Developing and designing cloud native applications and microservices
  • Risk assessment and threat modelling methodologies and tools

What do we offer you:

  • Possibility to build your career; learn and develop in a truly international company with colleagues from 40 different countries in our Jorvas office only
  • Competitive Ericsson benefit package
  • Different clubs and other leisure activities with amazing colleagues; free gym and tennis & football field just to mention a few


Learn more about working at Ericsson Finland:

Approved security clearance is required for the position and will be carried out for the selected applicant. (Security Clearance Act 726/2014)



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Primary country and city: Finland (FI) || || Jorvas, Kirkkonummi || IT; R&D

Job details: Developer