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Line Manager - Functional System Management at PDG Gateway - PDU Packet Core

Job Description

Date: Feb 20, 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 products.. 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 terabit speeds and focus on creating a better tomorrow, by improving the connected society and bringing 5G to the world.


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.

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 System Management unit at the Product Development Group Gateway, a part of the Product Development Unit Packet Core. Your unit will consist of 20 system managers, all located at the Lindholmen site in Gothenburg. You will work closely with the other system management unit in PDG gateway as well as other system management and development units in Gothenburg as well asvour other sites in Europe, India and China you will drive the development of our Gateways.


You will report to the Head of PDG Gateway and be a part of the leadership team.




  • Lead the functional system management work globally, and in cooperation with non-functional SM team define and drive towards the strategic product intentions
  • 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 system management and software design
  • Fundamental interest in technology and an inner drive to push for change
  • 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 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



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Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Göteborg || ProdMgt

Req ID: 344142