Ericsson Design Architect @ Packet Core - PDG MME in Göteborg, Sweden

We welcome the opportunity to meet you!

Ericsson Overview

Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment & services to mobile & fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, & 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 & engaging environment where employees enhance their potential every day. Our employees live our vision & core values. They share a passion to win & 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 & growth opportunities that allow you to acquire the knowledge & skills necessary to reach your career goals.

We are on the brink of the Networked Society, a technology revolution that will change the world for good through instant global connections and expanded freedom and opportunity. A connected world is just the beginning. Your passion determines what comes next!

We at Ericsson Packet Core, are currently looking for a software developer to work with one of Ericsson's industry-leading product that is a part of 2G-, 3G-, 4G and 5G-networks. We are constantly adding new functionality to support both existing and future generation networks. You will mainly be working with a product called SGSN-MME. It is a central (key) node in the packet core network, providing mobile internet to users all over the world. An SGSN-MME is a large scale distributed and parallel system implemented mainly in Erlang and C/C++ and can serve tens of millions of subscribers simultaneously. Every time you use an app on your smartphone, talk over VoLTE or use Mobile Broadband you connect to internet – this connection is what we enable.

We stand at the forefront of Agile software development, using methods and principles like Lean and Scrum to create a product that excels. Early customer and stakeholder feedback is a key element in our development process which is based on Continuous Integration SW practices. We rely on team collective responsibility to complete all tasks according to a prioritized backlog.

To expand our organization’s capacity, we are looking for ambitious, intelligent, creative and inspiring individuals to join us. We provide a fun and challenging environment where you can grow and help to inspire your colleagues to further growth.

Responsibilities & Tasks:

As Design Architect you have a passion for developing high quality SW. You are very interested in Design and understands the importance of design patterns/principals in a complex SW environment. You are good at understanding the big picture and you enjoy to share your findings with others. Our Design Architect community are supporting all our cross functional teams in PDG MME.

As Design Architect you will also be part of a cross functional team parts of your time. Our teams are cross-functional, self-organizing and highly independent. The team will design, implement and test the feature, product and system from requirements to production and commercial deployment. Some teams have a life cycle responsibility for a part of the product.

Our product, tools and infrastructure places high technical requirements on the team including high-performance application development, low latency requirements, multi-threaded/multi-process troubleshooting, and embedded system development in an environment with huge amounts of data.

Technologies we use and need to master:

Most of our product code is written in Erlang C and C++. We use Linux as OS.


  • MSc/BSc level in Computer Science or the equivalent level of knowledge
  • Experiences from developing complex SW
  • Passion for Design and development of High Quality SW
  • Fluent in English, written and oral.

About you:

  • You are passionate about what you do which is obvious from your actions.
  • You have a talent for software development and computer systems. You love to discuss software development and are comfortable about sharing this knowledge.
  • You are continuously developing your knowledge through experience, reading and experimentation.
  • You love troubleshooting and digging into complex problems where it is not evident what causes the faults or other symptoms you see.
  • You have focus and ambition to understand customer needs on developed features.
  • You take pride in understanding the whole product and its environment.
  • Software development is more than just a job for you.

Additional information:

The location of the position will be Göteborg.

Why is Ericsson a great place to work?


Please send your application in English no later than 20th August 2017.

Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.

Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.

Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetic information.

Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || No Selection || Göteborg || R&D;

Req ID: 202570