Cloud Native 5G RAN - vDU System Developer

Stockholm, SE
den 1 april 2021
den 17 april 2021
Our Great Opportunity

PDU (Product Development Unit) Cloud RAN is building a full stack virtualization of the 5G NR CU (Central Unit) and DU (Distributed Unit) based on COTS (Commercial off-the-shelf) HW using cloud-native technologies. We are a newly formed organization in Ericsson that works closely with our customers and are passionate about delivering a virtualized Radio Access Network (RAN)!

We in the vDU Base and LB team are developing the vDU LB unit (virtual Distributed Unit, low band [sub 6GHz]). We have a very clear first customer with commercial deliveries happening now.

We accelerate the product development with new fresh thinking where we challenge the established flow with new methodologies and are active in the open-source communities. In a nutshell:
  • Full stack virtualization of the 5G New Radio (NR) Control Unit (CU) and Digital Unit (DU)
  • COTS HW including specific HW accelerators where needed
  • Cloud Native infrastructure and technology
  • Open standard interfaces (e.g F1 between the CU and DU units)
  • Architecture for automation, artificial intelligence and machine learning

You will

Be actively engaged in the architecture definition and proactively drive the development of the Ericsson Cloud RAN vDU.

You should also:
  • Be able to deliver scalability, resilience and performance by taking full advantage of the evolving architecture and services inherent to a Cloud Native Platform
  • Foster systematization and implementation that enable rapid feature parity in a Standalone and Hybrid network environment
  • Actively drive and lead studies in and beyond the vDU
  • Actively contribute with code to our baseline

To be successful in the role you must have

  • Familiarity with 5G NR and LTE 3GPP standards.
  • Product development experience in Wireless embedded SW and/or Cloud Native product development, systemization, design and test
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • A collaborative mindset which makes you a phenomenal teammate
  • BSc or MSc degree level in a SW related field

Additional qualifications

  • Experience working with Cloud Native core design principles - microservices, containers, pods, Kubernetes platform
  • Product development experience in Wireless embedded SW and/or Cloud Native product development
  • System simulation experience
  • Programming in C/C++/Java/Python

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.

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Location for this role: Stockholm, Sweden

Last day to apply: 23rd April 2021

If you have any specific questions about this role, please contact recruiter Marco Crosilla,

Hiring manager: Head of DU Base and LB

Kindly note that we cannot process applications sent via email.

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

Req ID: 530988

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