Researcher for AI based Network Automation

Stockholm, SE
den 14 september 2021
den 13 oktober 2021
AI, Nätverk
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

We are looking for a smart, knowledgeable, and creative researcher to strengthen our efforts on building future AI/ML automated 5G/6G networks.

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. Come and join Ericsson Research!

A researcher working with us will develop end-to-end control and automation solutions spanning radio and packet core network domains. In this area you will innovate and become an inventor, protecting your ideas in patents and contributing to relevant standardization fora. Furthermore, a researcher drives feasibility and performance studies, implementing and demonstrating solutions. Working on real network data in close collaboration with our business units, your innovations will improve service quality and performance for people and things using our networks every day.

Ericsson celebrates diversity and inclusion together with flexibility and international mobility.

The position is based in Stockholm, Sweden, reporting to the respective Research Leader.

You will

  • Work in an international team of world-class researchers with different backgrounds and experiences
  • Develop new concepts and solutions, making use of software tools for validation, prototyping and performance evaluations
  • Understand and contribute to relevant standards
  • Gain deep expertise on telecom networks, network automation and data driven operations
  • Create new technical solutions and protect them with Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

To be successful in the role you must have

  • MSc. or PhD degree in a technical field or equivalent
  • Excellent software programming skills (e.g. Python) and/or understanding of orchestration systems (e.g. Kubernetes).
  • Experience on AI/ML technologies and/or network automation topics, such as: reinforcement learning, transfer and federated learning, closed loop automation, policy driven orchestration, etc.
  • Understanding of communication systems, network architecture, SDN/NFV, orchestration, network control and management is a plus.
  • Proficiency in English, both written and spoken


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 12th of October, 2021.

We welcome the opportunity to meet you!

Kindly note that we cannot process applications sent via email.

Curious to know more about the life at Ericsson? Meet some of your future colleagues and watch our People film .

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: 577502

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