Ericsson Senior SoC Architect ASIC and FPGA in Stockholm, Sweden

Ericsson Stockholm

We are looking for Experienced System Architects that can drive systemization of our Digital ASIC & FPGAs in our SoC Architect team within the ASIC and FPGA organization in Stockholm.

Ericsson is investing heavily in the future 5G technology where leading-edge ASIC and FPGA development is key. Ericsson is significantly strengthening the capacity in the development of state-of-the-art digital ASIC and FPGA with a great number of talented engineers to meet this challenge.

Position Summary

As part of our Digital ASIC & FPGA SoC Architects Team within the ASIC and FPGA organization, you drive and contribute to the definition, systemization, and development of our digital ASICs and FPGAs, that are part of Ericsson´s mobile network infrastructure products for the coming 5G network.

As a SoC Architect, you are actively involved from the early pre-study phase through definition and development of the ASIC/FPGA project until the product has been released. The work is done in close collaboration with colleagues on other sites as well as with colleagues in neighboring areas including HW design, SW design, higher level system and ASIC vendors.

The position requires a solid ASIC/FPGA experience in systemization of advanced SoC, including implementation of signal processing algorithms as well as high-speed interfaces and CPU subsystems. Also, a very good understanding of ASIC technology and design environment is required. Our organization works in accordance to the Lean and Agile principles with close team interaction.

Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Systemization of ASIC/FPGAs and their blocks and subsystems.
  • Support design team during development, verification, and validation of the design.
  • Continuously improve and optimize ways of working.
  • Generate adequate documentation.


  • Master Degree or PhD in Electronic Engineering or equivalent education is preferred.
  • Over eight years’ experience in advanced SoC development.
  • Good knowledge of ASIC technology.
  • Good knowledge of ASIC design environment and design methodology.
  • Knowledge of radio access system and their components.
  • Knowledge of high speed interfaces, e.i. DDR, CPRI, Ethernet, JESD204.
  • Knowledge in VHDL and/or System Verilog.
  • Communication and presentation skills in English are essential.
  • Quality-consciousness.
  • Travels may be needed.

Following experience will be a beneficial asset

  • Knowledge about mobile communication standards is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of (TLM) System C level modeling.
  • Knowledge of signal processing algorithms and modeling in Matlab or C++.
  • Knowledge of embedded CPUs and their IPs.

Personal qualifications

You are driven, result oriented and able to propose improvements to existing systems, methods, and work flows. You can also coach and mentor younger colleagues. You have the ability to lead teams as well as work independently or as a team member. Communication, collaboration, and knowledge sharing is natural for you as well as a structural way of working.


Applications should include a short motivation letter, CV, and transcripts of records. Candidates are invited to send their applications as soon as possible.

The selection and interview process is ongoing and the ad will close, as soon as we find our preferable candidate.

Last day to apply: 19/3-2018

Location: Stockholm, Kista.

Hiring manager: Rasmus Wikner:

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

Req ID: 224507