Line Manager IP Design

Stockholm, SE
den 12 februari 2021
den 30 mars 2021
As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we've made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?

Come, and be where it begins.

Our Exciting Opportunity

We are recruiting a line manager for a newly formed section in ASIC and IP Design Department in Product Development Unit Compute and Digital Silicon in Kista, Sweden.

The Digital ASIC and FPGA sector delivers ASIC and FPGA solutions to PDU Radio and PDU Compute and Digital Silicon for Baseband, Street Macro and Radio devices. We want to enhance the management capacity in the Kista ASIC and IP Design Department.

This Department consists of approximately 120 R&D professionals divided in two IP Design sections, a virtual development platform section, an ASIC backend and integration section and an ASIC top level verification section. We are now looking for a section line manager for a newly built IP design section. The teams work as an integral part of Ericsson's global digital ASIC/FPGA development muscle consisting of approximately 600 R&D professionals in total.

You, as section leader for the newly built IP Design section, are expected to teach, mentor, challenge and develop individuals and multi-functional scrum teams, and foster an innovative and learning culture. You are also responsible for defining and executing team strategies and plans based on the overall goals and strategies of the Kista ASIC and IP Design Department, and the Digital ASIC and FPGA sector. You will focus on the whole flow from idea generation to product, and continuously improve and evolve the ways of working.

Also as a section leader, you will be encouraged to act as a supporting manager of IP programs to help coordinate the local multi-functional teams, and provide additional support to ensure programs are executing to schedule, scope, and meeting their project expectations.

The person in this position will report to the Department Head of Digital ASIC and IP Design based in Kista, Sweden.

You will

  • Strategically evolve the ASIC development operations by participating in the Kista ASIC and IP Design Department leadership team and closely co-operate within the global Digital ASIC and FPGA sector leadership team and partners
  • Be part of fostering, motivating, customer oriented and challenging work environment
  • Contribute to drive internal efficiency, cost effectiveness via new- or alignment of existing ways of working
  • Manage Agile and Lean WoW implementation
  • Actively and proactively support ongoing projects and participate in Digital ASIC and FPGA reference groups meetings
  • Be part of the digital ASIC/FPGA leadership team and support the Kista ASIC and IP Design Department Head to ensure good cross-sector cooperation and growth in the digital ASIC/FPGA area

To be successful in the role you must have

  • Technical education at a university level (M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering or Engineering Physics) or similar and well proven outstanding leadership skills
  • Analytical, structural, creative and result oriented approach
  • Genuine interest in digital ASIC/FPGA technology
  • Several years of experience within R&D organizations and/or Product Management Business and customer focused with emphasis on seeing the big picture and making decisions
  • Knowledge and experience of R&D processes, including lean & agile practices
  • Ability to find and drive continuous improvements at work
  • Extraordinary communication skills
  • Large degree of flexibility and willingness to take on different tasks
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English
  • Fully embrace the New Leadership Framework

What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds - you will be redefining it. You won't develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your chance to create an impact is endless.

What happens once you apply?

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Last day to apply February 28th, 2021.

We look forward to receiving your application in English. Please note we cannot accept applications via email. Primary location for this role: Kista, Stockholm.

For specific questions please contact recruiter Mirosław Coś at

We welcome the opportunity to meet you!

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Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do.

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson's Code of Business Ethics.

Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Stockholm || R&D

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