Researcher Standardization in Cognitive Networks

Göteborg, SE
den 28 juli 2021
den 17 augusti 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

In our Network Management and Automation team, we develop and drive outstanding research on management, orchestration, and AI/ML network automation for 5G and future 6G networks, realizing a zero-touch network vision and paving the way to our Cognitive Networks. Come and join Ericsson Research!

A researcher working with us will develop end-to-end control and automation solutions spanning radio networks, packet core, and service management and orchestration domains. In this area you will innovate and become an inventor, protecting your ideas in patents and be part of standardization work.

This opportunity is to join our Ericsson Research team working with the 3rd Generation Partnership project (3GPP) in Core Networks, driving Ericsson's strategies in 5G/6G standardization!

The 3GPP SA2 (System Aspects 2) standardization area main objective is to develop the overall 3GPP system architecture including User Equipment, Access Network, Core Network, and IP Multimedia Subsystem. Moreover, 3GPP SA2 is responsible for developing Stage 2 specifications comprising the follow areas (non-exhaustive list): Architecture model and concepts; Control and user plane protocol stacks; End-to-end Procedures for, e.g., Network Data Analytics and Automation, Network Capability Exposure, Data collection and storage, 3GPP Services, etc.

At Ericsson Research, we collaborate in global cross-organisational teams and have opportunities to learn and work with top industry researchers on the latest technologies. Ericsson celebrates diversity and inclusion together with flexibility and international mobility.

Do you recognize yourself and want to join a great team?

The positions will be based in Gothenburg, Sweden, reporting to the respective Research Leader.

You will

  • Act as a delegate and/or back office researcher, working with contributions to 3GPP standardization meetings
  • Research and develop novel concepts, solutions and algorithms by using, e.g., simulations, prototypes, etc.
  • Create new technical solutions and protect them with Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), write research articles, etc.
  • Represent Ericsson in external fora such as standardization, university collaborations, and customer meetings

To be successful in the role you must have

  • MSc. or PhD degree in Engineering/Computer Science, or equivalent.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to acquire new knowledge and apply it in the job
  • Experience on AI/ML technologies and/or network automation topics, such as: reinforcement learning, transfer and federated learning, closed loop automation, etc.
  • Good communication skills in written and spoken English

Want to learn more about Autonomous Networks? Visit our AI in networks and Ericsson Research Autonomous networks web pages.


The selection and interview process is ongoing, so send your application in English as soon as it is ready. If you have specific questions you are welcome to email recruiter Karolina Grad at

Last day to apply is the 16th of August, 2021.

We welcome the opportunity to meet you!

Kindly note that we cannot process applications sent via email.

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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.

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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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