Senior Technology SME (Innovation & AI)

Stockholm, SE
den 9 februari 2021
den 3 april 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 looking for a Senior level professional with 10+ years of demonstrated ability in diverse environments across levels of management and personnel through extensive change and services for our Kista location. The scope is to ensure leadership,innovation, and execute industry-standard methodologies across various teams, incubate new impactful business and technology initiatives.

The key aspect of this is to champion and maximize AI ecosystem (Start-ups, Academia, Technology Leaders, Customers/Industries and Open-Source/De-facto Standards/Initiatives such as LF AI) in Sweden to help generate and drive incubation of new products/services and creation of AI capabilities that can span units in GAIA.

This position will report to the Head of GAIA Technology & Innovation in Santa Clara, and part the unit's leadership team, supporting, driving and leading initiatives towards achieving the goals of the Tech & Innovation. This affords you a unique opportunity to work on some of the most highly visible initiatives inside one of the world's most valuable brands. The role will allow you to be creative, strategic and impactful. It will also test you to thrive under pressure with driven expectations and a multitude of critical partners. This individual will also serve as a key member of the Think Tank and driving day-to-day activities to realize them.

As a Leader, you will work with cross-geographical teams with multi-functional responsibilities within Ericsson. You will also chip in to secure Ericsson's technology and business leadership in the AI domain, incorporating Lean and Agile ways of working.

You will

  • Contribute to Team Technology & Innovation's strategy, plans and Objectives and Key Results (OKRs)
  • Support and Interact with the local ecosystem and internal GAIA and other Ericsson teams to define and execute on incubations and cross-unit capabilities projects/initiatives
  • Participate in building and cultivating relevant external ecosystem and communities
  • Improve internal and external evangelism of Ericsson capability in AI/ML area; blog posts, training, documentation
  • Manage technology evolution such as customer engagement towards a distributed cloud

To be successful in the role you must have

  • M.SC. in computer science or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability: Deep knowledge about AI/ML, System solution & integration, Automation and configuration management tooling
  • Proficient SW technology knowledge, such as Kubernetes, OpenStack, Open-Daylight, as well as general Host OS techniques and programming languages
  • Innovating, adapting and responding to change skills
  • Delivering results and meeting expectations abilities
  • Proficient English, spoken and written

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 very passionate about 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.

What happens once you apply?

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If you have any specific questions about this role, please contact recruiter Suma Haregoppa Venkatagiri at

Kindly note that we cannot process applications sent via email.

Location for this role: Stockholm, Sweden

Last day to apply: 30th March 2021

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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 || IT

Req ID: 440142