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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.

5G Packet Core Software Developer

Job Description

Date: Jun 16, 2020

Job Summary

Building on market leading virtual Evolved Packet Core (EPC) applications, Ericsson is dedicated to supporting our customers on a smooth evolution from EPC to dual mode core operations, 5G EPC and 5GC. We ensure flexibility, fast time to market and efficiency in operations. On the way, Ericsson Cloud Packet Core - which supports more than 100 commercial virtual EPC customer networks - today provides a variety of use cases.



  • Participate in product requirement analysis, feasibility study, implementation proposal, proposing test strategy and test analysis;
  • Specify, develop, set up and maintain a design environment;
  • Program SW modules / blocks;
  • Prepare test specification, execute test cases, issue trouble reports and follow up Trouble Report status;
  • Perform Trouble Shooting, Customer Support and Product Deployment;
  • Contribute to continuous Improvements of Products and Processes;
  • Develop Domain Specific Technical Competence and Knowledge;
  • Support team for troubleshooting and competence development.


Requirements for Product Developer:

  • University Bachelor or master’s degree in any of the following majors: Software Engineering, Computer Science, Telecommunications or Electrical Engineering is required;
  • Project experience in relevant domain with solid understanding on TCP/IP network;
  • Knowledge of Telecommunications (GSM/GPRS, WCDMA and LTE systems) network, especially packet core part is an advantage;
  • Solid programming skill on C/C++ etc.;
  • Familiar with LINUX platform and its administration, LINUX script and tools;
  • Familiar with Agile software development is an advantage;
  • Experience on Erlang programing is an advantage;
  • Have the passion to develop high quality software;
  • Ability to learn new technology quickly and apply to work tasks;
  • Innovative and solution thinking abilities;
  • Open minded and willing to take challenge;
  • Good English communication skills (both in written and verbal), able to express own thinking clearly.



What’s in it for you?

With over 90,000 employees across 180+ countries, we have a culture that respects and supports your ambitions, in alignment with our values of Respect, Professionalism and Perseverance. Ericsson is extremely focused on learning and development, supports mobility and flexible working hours. We are also committed to diversity and inclusion and to be a responsible and relevant driver of positive change. We also offer some awesome benefits, amazing career development and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world.


Next Steps:

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Primary country and city: China (CN)  ||  || Shanghai  || R&D 
Req ID: 403473