Ericsson Researcher Speech & Audio Coding in Stockholm, Sweden

Ericsson Research Ericsson Research develops concepts, solutions, methodologies, and algorithms supporting all aspects of Ericsson’s products and services. The rapidly increasing demands for mobile broadband access in combination with needs for new technology and solutions and the Networked Society where everything that benefits from being connected will be connected: creates challenging and exciting opportunities for our organization. Building on our experience from real operations, profound knowledge about existing standards, and forward-looking research, we invent and master advanced concepts and solutions that shape today’s and tomorrow’s ICT industry.

Media Technologies Research Area Media Technologies is a research area at Ericsson Research with the mission to ensure that Ericsson products have world leading performance for media distribution and media applications. We also drive the digitalization of Ericsson and the Industry by developing enablers for AR/VR. In this capacity, we develop algorithms for media compression and object recognition, we also have a glass-to-glass competence from capture over processing and transport to rendering.

Job Description

As a researcher in our team you will work with the team behind successful speech and audio compression standards such as AMR, AMR-WB, and EVS that are implemented in virtually all mobile phones. You will invent, test and implement algorithms in future speech and audio codecs for communication and media distribution covering features like multi-channel and surround sound. You will be involved in international standardization such as 3GPP, ITU-T, MPEG. You will contribute to the development of emerging technologies such as AR/VR, enhance existing and future Ericsson products and businesses. You may also work on commercializing research from universities around the globe. Solutions and algorithms are described by their implementation, technical reports, technical specifications, standard contributions, academic papers, and patent applications.

You, as the successful candidate for the role:

  • Will be working in an international team of world class researchers including some of the key authorities and thought leaders world-wide on media compression.

  • Will be part of the definition of standards for mobile technology used by billions of people worldwide

  • Will have the opportunity to deepen your expertise in state of the art media processing and compression

  • Will work in a dynamic department where there will be opportunities for learning, trying out new roles and responsibilities, impacting ways of working, and much more

* Your qualifications:*

  • Master’s or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Computer Science, or similar technical field; newly graduated or with work experience

Your abilities:

  • You have strong analytical skills, eagerness to find innovative solutions to complex problems.

  • Specific interest in signal and audio processing

  • You have solid programming skills and command of, e.g., C, Python, Matlab.

  • You like to try new ideas, understand the theory behind them and have the drive to make them work in practice.

  • You can take initiatives.

  • You like to work in an environment where you cooperate closely in a diverse team of colleagues, together striving to fulfil common targets.

  • You can communicate with people and find it easy to explain your findings and knowledge to others.

What does your future look like?

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.

Ericsson is a world leader in the rapidly changing environment of communications technology – providing equipment, software and services to enable transformation through mobility

Headquartered in Stockholm – Sweden, Ericsson is a publicly listed company with more than 115,000 employees

More than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Technology is at the heart of our business. Ericsson engineers, researchers and scientists around the world are working on what’s next in information, communications and telecommunications (ICT).

A connected world is just the beginning. Your passion determines what comes next! Apply your ideas and insights to empowering people, business and society.

Come and discover what makes YOU + ERICSSON a powerful combination

We welcome the opportunity to meet you!

Trust – Innovation - Performance: These are the core values that define Ericsson reputation and guide us in our daily work and in the way we do business.

Ericsson celebrates diversity and inclusion together with flexibility and international mobility.

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The position is based in Kista, Stockholm, Sweden

Please submit your application in English as soon as possible - we are working continuously with candidate selection.

For specific questions please reach out to the responsible recruiter: Karolina at

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

Req ID: 213237