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Head of R&D Serviceability - Product Development Leader

Job Description

Date: Mar 27, 2020

Ericsson is a world-leading provider of tele communications equipment & services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Using innovation to empower people, business & society, we are working towards the Networked Society, in which everything that can benefit from a connection will have one. At Ericsson, we apply our innovation to market-based solutions that empower people & society to help shape a more sustainable world.

We are truly a global company, working across borders in 175 countries, offering a diverse, performance-driven culture, an innovative and engaging environment where employees enhance their potential every day. Our employees live our vision and core values. They share a passion to win and a high responsiveness to customer needs that in turn makes us a desirable partner to our clients. To ensure professional growth, Ericsson offers a stimulating work experience, continuous learning and growth opportunities that allow you to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to reach your career goals.


In Product Development Unit (PDU) Compute and Digital Silicon (CDS) we develop world leading Site, RAN Compute and Infrastructure solutions that excel our customer’s business. PDU CDS is responsible for Infrastructure for all standards, Features & Configurations, Transport, Security and MS RBS Configurations. We develop and maintain baseband and interconnect products, support systems and site equipment. We manage releases for all products with HW in the Ericsson Radio System.


Ericsson is establishing a new R&D unit in France (Paris, Massy), with focus on 5G, Security, Serviceability and End to End Solutions.


Job Summary:


We are looking for an experienced line manager to help build-up and lead a Compute and Digital Silicon R&D unit in France, the position and responsibilities are related to assignments within the serviceability O&M area.

This new R&D unit will belong to the R&D line organization in Paris France and report to Head of R&D France. In addition to this, operationally the new manager will report to Head Product Development Group EPO within PDU CDS.

In building this section the role will initially focusing on recruiting, coaching, and competence development of individuals, teams and the organization.


Another important part of this new role is to make sure that there is a well functional and close co-operation with colleagues in your team and related programs driving the development within DNEW on other locations.

You are expected to drive and participate in building close relations between R&D and customers, and representatives from the French customer unit (CU), as  well as managing supplier relations.


What you'll do:


•  Build the teams and needed technical expertise

•  Engage in CA/Feasibility studies with the sections technical leaders and system developers

•  Responsible for product requirements, detailed systemization and product handling

•  Flow optimization and continuous improvement

•  Networking other system units, design and I&V.

•  Knowledge sharing and learning


What You'll Need:


•  Education: BSc/MSc in Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline. Product Development Leadership and Leadership Core Curriculum.

•  Min years of experience as manager: 5

•  Domain experience: System knowledge, Ericsson Radio System knowledge, Radio or Baseband HW & SW or similar.

•  SW Product Development experience.

•  Customer Insights

•  Business Understanding

•  Coaching & Mentoring Skills 

•  Negotiation Skills

•  Ability to formulating strategies and concepts

•  Experience in Agile and Lean software product development

•  Experience in change management

•  Fluent in English, and in addition French language skills is a plus


Job details: Product Development Leader 

Job location: R&D Centre in France, Massy





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