Head of Technology Evolution

Stockholm, SE
den 14 oktober 2021
den 1 november 2021
Our Exciting Opportunity

Solution Area Communication Services drives the transition from circuit switched communication networks to IP based communication networks to enable the networked society. Solution Area Communication Services manage a competitive and profitable product portfolio addressing the communication services market, including a high-quality Mobile Circuit Switched Core (MSS), IP Multimedia System (IMS), Signaling control (DSC and IP-STP) and Regulatory solutions (Lawful Intercept).

Do you like positive challenges and have a drive for transformation changes?

Then this could be the job for you and the leader we are looking for!

We are now looking for a Head of Technology Evolution to continue to secure Ericsson technology leadership within Communications Services (COS) and position COS for an exciting future. We work in a fast-paced, ever changing industry, so you will need to have a disruptive mindset, be courageous and have the perseverance to lead the technology into our future with our customers.

As Head of Technology Evolution, you will own the strategic direction of our technology choices, architectures, technical requirements on ourselves and on our sub suppliers, both internal and external! You will craft ideas into clear requirements to serve our agile teams. With your help we will secure close co-operation with other Ericsson teams that contribute to our offerings.

You will report to the Head of the Solution Area and be a member of the units Leadership Team and will collaborate with Product Management and Development on a regular basis.

You will

  • Guide our technology foresight and scouting, to make sure that we have a winning technology that suits our business needs, when we need them
  • Create Product business intelligence insights, act upon and share with relevant partners
  • Identify and drive technology development to build insights to develop strategies for Technology Evolution and to generate business opportunities
  • Put in place and drive relevant governance for the technology evolution
  • Work continuously and actively with the Product Management team to detail business ideas into implementable main requirements for our cross functional agile teams
  • Defining and sponsoring prototyping activities that will enhance the product - market fit and improve long term value
  • Be the tech voice on the SA COS LT and drive our strategy and voice towards BDGS, Ericsson, Customers & Industry/external stakeholders​
  • Responsible for coordinating the overall technology and architecture evolution of SA COS across all OAs​
  • Anchor the overall Technology Evolution Community in SA COS

To be successful in the role you must have

We are looking for a candidate that has a strong and broad technical background who can bring multiple views into concrete requirements and strategic direction. Have a strong ability to communicate complex technology concepts into clear visions and strategies. You have proven leadership capabilities in delivering strategy and results through others. You have a strong network both within Ericsson as well as in the industry. Understanding of eco system is important, and we also believe that a genuine technical interest and confirmed experience of technology scouting is important. You have the capabilities to be pragmatic, think new and push boundaries.

Application Process

You are very welcome with your application in English. The selection process will start in parallel to the job posting period, please do not wait with submitting your application.

Please note that we cannot process applications sent via email.

Hiring Manager: David Bjore, Head of Solution Area Communication Services, david.bjore@ericsson.com

People Business Partner: Cajsa Forsell cajsa.forsell@ericsson.com

Recruiter: Neena Svensson neena.svensson@ericsson.com

Location for this role is preferably: Kista, Stockholm, Sweden or in any other placement within European time zone. 25% travel to other sites.

Last day to apply: 31st of October 2021

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?

To prepare yourself for next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/job-opportunities/hiring-process

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: 612642

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