Lead Operative Product Owner

Stockholm, SE
den 17 februari 2021
den 30 mars 2021
Drift & System
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

Radio SW strives to be the most competitive Radio Network R&D unit in the industry. We develop and maintain competitive, high-quality Radio products which give our customers solutions securing future growth. We currently develop LTE, WCDMA and GSM, as well as CDMA and 5G Network solutions to operators all over the world.

CRM (Common Radio Modules) Radio SW is part of the Product Development Unit Radio within Development Unit Networks. We are based in Stockholm (Kista) with operations also in Canada, Croatia and China. With high energy and engagement, we continue to strengthen our organization, and we are now searching for a Lead OPO (Operative Product Owner) at CRM Radio SW who looks for new challenges and wants to be part of Radio SW working with multi-standard Radio products.

We have a high focus on our Radio SW architecture, our development flow and our quality. By evolving the agile and lean way of working and by involving individuals and leaders on all levels, we continuously challenge everything we do to seek and drive improvements.

We emphasize teamwork, communication and co-operation, which is why we seek a strong team player to contribute to the teams' successes. The Lead OPO we are looking for shall be part of our Radio SW OPO function which is the owner of the Radio SW backlog and thus has the governance responsibility of the global Radio SW to make sure that we always have an updated and prioritized backlog. As a Lead OPO, you will have the overall responsibility of the SW backlog in an RA (Requirement Area) and do prioritizations within that RA and also between RAs when needed. You are also a key player in the area of Capability planning of the RA. The RA has about 20 SW development teams and in all RAs there are over 90 XFT's globally in the Radio organization. The total number of people in the RA, considering HW, systems and other disciplines is in the area of 1000 people.

We expect you to be willing to step forward - taking responsibility and actively driving solutions to issues as well as taking part in all aspects of the OPO role. We also expect you to live by Ericsson core values- professionalism, respect and perseverance.

CRM Radio SW provides the possibility to work with the latest technology within telecommunication development such as our 5G Radios, Ericsson Radio DOT system, mRRU and AIR products. We provide an open working climate and diversity where all opinions and contributions are appreciated!

As an Operative Product Owner

  • You will be part of RA solution team to secure Radio SW participation in concept studies and prioritize the items in Radio SW RA backlog. You will be SPOC towards CA (Continued Analysis) Kanban Masters to support OA (Opportunity Analyses) studies.

  • You will lead the RSW (Radio Software) Core team and balance between the capability for studies in the solution team, OA/DMS and supporting execution. You will participate in RA meetings to represent the OPO function as well make sure there is a continually updated RSW capability view for the RA.

  • You will work close with RA lead, other OPO's, capability manager, line and teams to make sure the ask for work is in balance with the available capability set for the RA.

To be successful in the role you must have
  • A strong background in leading technical teams
  • Deep experience in product development with a good understanding of systemization, design and verification
  • Willingness to communicate, share information and help others
  • Strong leadership skills in line with Ericsson core values
  • Interest and a good understanding of the concepts of Lean and Agile ways of working
  • Appreciation for teamwork, a genuine interest in people and a good communication skills
  • Ability to work across organizational boundaries
  • A large degree of flexibility and willingness to take on different tasks
  • Business and customer focus with high accountability to deliver results

Recruitment process:

  • Recruiter: Kamila Zych (kamila.zych@ericsson.com)
  • Hirirng Manager: Section Manager SW BNEW
  • Please submit your application documents in English by March 3rd, 2021
  • Role is preferably based in Kista or other sites in Sweden

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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 opportunity to make an impact is endless.

What happens once you apply?

To prepare yourself for next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/job-opportunities/hiring-process

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.

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