ASIC Architect

Stockholm, SE
den 1 april 2021
den 20 maj 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

The ASIC Design department at Ericsson is responsible for Digital ASIC and SoC development for all existing and future mobile standards, including 5G. The development is done in close cooperation with internal and external stakeholders such as standardization teams, and market-leading silicon vendors and ASIC Design houses. We are working with state-of-the-art SI-technologies, EDA tools and methodologies.

We are looking for Experienced System Architects that can drive systemization of our Digital ASIC & FPGAs in our Kista based team.

Position Summary:

As part of our Digital ASIC & FPGA SoC team, you will 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 in other sites.

The position requires the solid ASIC/FPGA experience in the systemization of advanced SoC, including implementation of signal processing algorithms as well as high-speed interfaces and CPU subsystems. Also, very good understanding of ASIC technology and design environments is required.

Our organization works in accordance to the Lean and Agile principles with close team interaction.

You will

  • Systemize 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 appropriate documentation

To be successful in the role you must have

  • Master's Degree or PhD in Electronic Engineering or equivalent education is preferred.
  • Over 12 years of 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
  • Strong successful cross-team and cross-site experience
  • Occasional International Travel will be required
  • Quality-consciousness

The following experience will be a beneficial asset:

  • Knowledge of mobile communication standards is an advantage - 3GPP.
  • Knowledge across several industry-standard interfaces such as I3C, SPI, SGMII, etc.
  • 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 workflows. 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 are natural for you as well an integral way of working.

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.


You need to submit the application in English, and we do not accept any applications via email. The selection process is ongoing

Should you have any questions regarding this opportunity, please feel free to get in touch with the responsible recruiter Miroslaw Cos at or hiring manager, Zhongping Zhang, Head of Digital ASIC&FPGA Systems and Archtecture at

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What happens once you apply?

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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.

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