Manager - Network Security and IP Connectivity EMEA & AMCS

Stockholm, SE
den 20 april 2021
den 20 maj 2021
Our Exciting Opportunity

Ericsson currently holds a unique position to drive change in an all connected world. How we grow and succeed long-term depends on our ability to change, transform, and adapt to the world around us. We believe change is driven using disruptive technology, with an emphasis on speed and ease of use to accelerate productivity and innovation. 5G has the potential to change the world, further powering the hottest trends in tech today: IoT (Internet of Things), AI (Artificial Intelligence) and AR (Augmented Reality).

Ericsson is at the heart of this development and is shaping this future. We are currently looking at investing in key competencies in a few selected areas. We want to grow our team within cloud, microservice, cyber security and the next generation network competences. We are establishing Microsoft, Google, Amazon, and Microservices teams. All changes aim to increase our efficiency in developing and releasing new capabilities and services, and create an organization characterized by expert knowledge, business value outcome and innovation. We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate Manager for Network Security and Connectivity EMEA/APAC team within Global Competence Center at Ericsson.


As Manager for Network Security & IP Connectivity EMEA/APAC team within IT Competence Hub Sweden you will be joining our IT Global Competence Center, a part of Ericsson's IT organization, which is here to ensure we have the right competence within the latest IT technologies. Your role will be to strengthen our in-house capabilities for digital technologies and design thinking and build up competence in areas such as Network Security, Wide Area Network (WAN), Cloud and more. Competence Hub Sweden consist of ~160 skilled individuals, but is growing, and includes a range of roles such as IT Architects, developers, engineers, program-, project managers etc.

This role is primarily to be based in the Ericsson headquarter office in Kista, outside Stockholm. But this might change why we welcome applications from outside Sweden. At the headquarter in Kista you will share office with a diverse and highly competent group of IT colleagues who work to support Ericsson's internal and external landscape, your team will primarily be in Sweden, USA and Germany but might expand to other locations. With colleagues and stakeholders spread around the world there will be a lot of global interactions for you and your team and there may be some need for travel. As a manager you will coach the team to perform at their best. In our ever-changing environment, we need leaders and teams who dare to challenge the current, simplify the complex and care for our co-workers, customers, and our society.

We don't believe in rigid hierarchies, rather in people who thrive within a self-leadership culture. You are passionate about people and have strong drive and communication skills that can make people trust and follow you in the change journey; you must also be a strong team player. As we are moving toward an agile way of working, you also need to be prepared for working in a creative and changing environment where input for how to become a more efficient and agile team will be valued. You will be part of the Competence Hub Sweden Leadership team and report to Head of Competence Hub Sweden.


  • Education: MSC, MBA or equivalent through experience
  • Proven strong leadership
  • Result-oriented and able to structure and prioritize tasks and establish common goals
  • Understands business value and committed to enable value delivery
  • Experience from Consulting business
  • Strong communicator
  • Experience in establishing new teams
  • Experience in managing global teams
  • Experience from working with Agile methodologies
  • Experience from working with Strategy definition and execution
  • Experience in establishing teams, processes, methodologies, and Roles & Responsibilities


As the selection process and interviews are ongoing, we encourage you to send your application in English as soon as you can, by 24th May as the latest.

If you have further questions, you are welcome to contact recruiter: Neena Svensson at

Hiring manager Daniel Lundin, Head of Competence Hub Sweden at Ericsson.

Looking forward to your application!

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?

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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 || [[mfield2]]

Req ID: 537936

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