Experienced Researcher - Antenna and Microwave Hardware Research

Göteborg, SE
den 2 juni 2021
den 16 juli 2021
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Why is Ericsson a good place to work?

Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company's portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency, find new revenue streams, and create new user experiences. Ericsson's investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world ensuring our solutions - and our customers - are at the forefront of innovation. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. With over 100,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and service leadership. 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic is carried over an Ericsson network. And, our Technology for Good and Connect to Learn programs include creating technology that makes it easier to save lives, feed societies, bring technology to emerging markets and connectivity to remote areas, and grow businesses and prosperity.

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big and navigate their career, on a global scale. We create technology that helps others, from helping people enjoy their favourite content to helping people recover from natural disasters by enabling better communications between rescue workers. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world, creating new connections, new possibilities, and new capabilities. We find that Ericsson is at its best when we bring together the diverse skills of our people. Working across business areas, across cultures, across geographical borders, across technical disciplines. More often than not, across ground-breaking solutions. Next generation technology can be staggeringly complex. But the simpler it is to use; the more people benefit from it. Join us and help build technology that makes it simple to connect with information, business, societies, and each other.

The world is moving closer and closer and the key for this is global networks connecting everyone and everything around us! We are a team belonging to Ericsson Research responsible for microwave and antenna hardware research. The group has world leading competences in areas from digital and RF component design to packaging, building practices, antenna hardware and system design! We work intensely with universities in Europe and the rest of the world as well as Ericsson internal product development units.

Our unit (Ericsson Research) secure future technology leadership for the Ericsson group impacting our product design in the 3-5 years perspective. We have been one of the key contributors in forming the concepts and standardisation for the mobile networks today referred to as2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G. We are now looking for a Researcher with expertise in the radio antenna and hardware domain to drive this research area for mobile networks beyond 5G. The role includes being part of defining, building and evaluating prototype systems of the future Radio Access Networks and requires in-depth understanding of 3GPP based telecom systems and Software design.


  • Scouting state of the art radio and antenna technologies
  • Driving innovation by applying the above technologies to the field of microwave and mm-wave communication
  • Contributing to technology demonstrators demonstrating technology in pre-commercial prototypes.
  • Experimentally verify designs and technology demonstrators in lab and trials with customers outside Ericsson
  • Drive and influence research activities with university partners
  • Publish results in leading scientific journals and conferences
  • Contributing to research strategies
  • Present prototypes, concept demonstrations and publications to internal partners and customers

Key Qualifications

  • Education: M Sc or equivalent or PhD or Licentiate degree within microwave-, mm-wave-, THz- or optical communication systems
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to acquire new knowledge
  • Experience from working in a lab environment
  • Excellent skills in analog design tools
  • Good communication skills in written and spoken English
  • Ability to formulate problems and solve them independently
  • Creativity and skills to work independently
  • Ability to develop and drive new ways of working, to produce research results in a more efficient way. At Ericsson are working according to agile development principles
  • Deciding & Initiating Action
  • Working with People
  • Presenting & Communicating
  • Applying Expertise & Technology

Additional Requirements

  • Skills in supervising master thesis students and researchers
  • Ability to create Ericsson Internal and external contact network

What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of groundbreaking decisions. We do not dream of what the future holds - we redefine it. We won't develop for the status quo, but we 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 chance to create 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

Location for this role: Göteborg, Sweden

Recruiter: Anna Magnusson (anna.magnusson@ericsson.com)

This position reports to: Manager Microwave Systems

Selection is ongoing please apply as soon as possible

Kindly note that we cannot process applications sent via email.

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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) || || Göteborg || [[mfield2]]

Req ID: 540483

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