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Do you want to be part of shaping the future? From making connectivity more accessible to the latest IoT solutions, you have an opportunity to be where it begins.

Team Leader DevOps Automotive

Job Description

Date: Apr 21, 2020

Our vision and purpose: “Our purpose is to empower an intelligent, balanced and connected world. For more than a century, we have been putting smart tools in the hands of people in every sector of our society, crafting intelligent technologies that drive positive change. We remain committed to this effort, leaving no one behind.” - Börje Ekholm, President, and CEO, Ericsson


So..who is Ericsson today and, how it supports you and the community?

In a world that is increasingly sophisticated, we are on a quest for easy. We are crafting groundbreaking technology that is easy to use, adapt, and scale, enabling our customers to collect the full value of connectivity.

Find out how our IoT, 5G and automation technology stands ready to unlock a wave of new value

The impact of your role at Ericsson

The Team Leader of the DevOps Automotive team is part of the leadership team of IoT&Broadcast, GS Romania.

Successfully lead the Connected Vehicle Platforms with respect to the assigned teams, securing the Operational Processes required, delivery of required work according to WLA (working-level agreement) or project specifications, company and industry standards, and ways of working, Guidelines, and specific important metrics. Manage the Human Resources in order to plan, estimate, and carry out the required activities to time, quality targets, and in accordance with the company standards, processes, and ways of working.

Fully understand the Operations & DevOps methodology, define preventive activities to reduce the possibilities of fault apparitions in the maintained platforms, and ensure that the team adheres to this methodology, initiating corrective action where appropriate.

You will also:

Staffing and Line Management responsibilities:

  • Ensure that resources are made available to undertake the agreed responsibilities and that they are accurately utilized and accounted for;
  • Ensure HRMS accuracy, full compliance with Internal Regulations and career and development plans for all staff;
  • Ensure Individual Performance Management has conducted for all team personnel in line with HR and Management directives Ericsson ways of working, respecting the HR Calendar;
  • Lead/mentor less-experienced colleagues;
  • Drive competence building, knowledge transfer, and information sharing internally and with peers
  • Reward and Talent Planning;
  • Recruitment, Hiring, and Termination related activities;
  • Drive delivery execution: track activities, supervise & handle changes, conflicts & critical issues;
  • Handle customer & partner engagement: lead customer relationship building confidence & trust, ensure project progress arranging meetings & customer events;
  • Develop the business: participate in governance meetings;
  • Support the delivery of customized solutions and products, covering several domains and layers in the Connected Vehicles solution;

Operational responsibilities:

  • Check progress against targets, reporting as necessary and acting to resolve deviations and seek continuous improvement;
  • Accountable for maintenance of the technical and procedural documentation up to date, complete and stored in such a way to be known and available to all the team members and the management;
  • Act as an effective member of the Units Extended Leadership Team, working towards its objectives, including cross-unit and cross-business unit objectives;

Business Competence:

  • Automotive Business Understanding;
  • Very good knowledge and understanding of the Managed Services Delivery Model and its processes;
  • Extensive experience with the interpretation of quality indicators to detect weaknesses and implement corrective action;
  • A proactive approach to minimize or eliminate the business-critical situations;
  • End-user orientation/ Customer orientation with a proven understanding of service providers/operator’s business requirements - be able to build true client value;
  • Knowledge of Ericsson GS processes and instructions.

How your expertise will make the difference (Qualifications needed):

  • Relevant experience of implementing, supporting and fixing sophisticated enterprise-level Microsoft and Linux based systems in a fast-paced commercial environment, with the ability to resolve issues or bring up in a concise manner;
  • Strong analytical skills; the ability to see at both the helicopter view and focus on detail if required
  • Experience of Client liaison, including acting as a Technical Representative in meetings with a Client’s technical and non-technical staff;
  • Proven experience of providing 2nd-3rd line operational support in a 24x7 Environment;
  • Understanding of IP and broadcast networking as well as data center infrastructure;
  • Familiarity with micro-services-based architecture and containerization (Docker, Kubernetes);
  • Knowledge of standard Linux tools & scripting languages (e.g Ruby, Bash, Perl, Python), RESTful architecture;
  • Knowledge &/or experience of using Amazon Web Services, OpenStack, Microsoft Azure, etc.
  • Proficient spoken and written English

Will represent a plus

  • ELK stack, F5 BigIP LTM, JMS Brokers, Terraform is a plus
  • Experience in systems automation, configuration management, automated server builds, and monitoring tools. e.g: Ansible, Puppet, Jenkins it is a plus
  • Knowledge &/or experience of using Git, Gerrit, GoCD, etc


Benefits to suit your dreams (What’s in it for you?)


  • Contract type: full time;
  • 25 vacation days/year (yes, we give you 4 days more, because you deserve it!);
  • Medical & life insurance;
  • Career plan mentoring;
  • Driven referral bonuses for recommending your friends to work at Ericsson;
  • WFH & Flexible Working Hours;
  • Flexible benefits from your favorite brands available on flexible benefits portal;
  • Gym subscription (available in flex benefits together with a series of other options);
  • Internal learning platform to develop your knowledge, skills, and proficiencies & curated external content -- articles, videos, courses, podcasts, and books from external libraries such as Skillsoft, Pluralsight, Big Think, EdX, TED Talks, Khan Academy, YouTube, and the open web itself (learning platform mobile-enabled);
  • In the case of travel, daily allowance, transport, and accommodation will be paid by the company;
  • Part of an active community via Brand Ambassadors, CSR Activities, Sports Teams;
  • & more other benefits that the recruiting we are looking forward to presenting them to you, once applied


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