Program Manager

Linköping, SE
den 19 oktober 2021
den 5 november 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

Product Development Unit Traffic Control, PDU TC, is a unit at Ericsson which is at the forefront of 5G development, introducing new technology concepts such as Cloud based implementation and Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence. We are now growing our organization with skilled persons within various fields and experiences.

The PDU TC Operations and Program Office in Linköping has focus on 5G programs related to traffic control. With responsibility for Program Management of new functional development programs, Program Management for product governance (Trouble report handling, flow and release handling, quality improvement etc), as well as architecture evolution program(s) leading us towards deployment agnostic Traffic Control Software products (e.g. cloud based) we need to strengthen our team to manage new challenges. We are specifically lacking resources in domains as TR(Trouble Report) handling, feature development and product architecture development. We see a need both of experienced Program managers, as well as someone with some experience in program management who has the drive and ambition to grow in the leadership.

You will

  • Work with internationally distributed teams, located in several countries around the globe.
  • Collaborate cross multiple organizations and sites.
  • Be an active part of the TC programs, contributing to its success.
  • Propose, drive and deploy changes/improvements in Program setup and Ways of working.

Dependent on assigned role you could:

  • Drive major SPs (Solution packages), from systemization to customer release.
  • Manage programs or sub-programs within any of our ongoing programs.
  • Take on short-or long-term assignments like driving organizational changes, deployment of process changes, drive quality initiatives etc.
  • Analyze and report Product Quality status based on TR statistics.
  • Ensure good setup and progress for TR handling in terms of Turn-Around-Time, stopping TR handling, TR backlog handling etc.
  • Initiate and drive TR task-forces and Fault Slip Through (FST) analysis and drive proposals of improvements.

To be successful in the role you must have

  • Knowledge, experience and background from previous leading roles such as Team leader, Program Manager or similar.
  • Overall knowledge of the 5G RAN Product and structure and good knowledge of the Traffic Control part, including also LTE (4G).
  • Skills to work and focus during tight, critical timelines and high customer attention.
  • A true passion to deliver urgent and requested solutions to customers.
  • A personality and workstyle to handle difficult and fast paced situations to secure results in a changing environment.
  • A drive and skill to constantly improve our methods and processes.
  • A creative thinking and the ability to work easily with other people.
  • An ability to plan and drive your work, and together with other work towards common goals.
  • An ability to adapt and respond quickly to change and deliver results to meet customer expectations.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the Product Development and the Product Life Cycle (beneficial).
  • MSc level in a technical field or the equivalent level of knowledge. Education and experience in telecommunication are beneficial.

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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If you have any specific questions about this role, please contact recruiter Stefan Vasiljevic at

Kindly note that we cannot process applications sent via email.

You will report to: Product development Leader.

Location for this role: Linköping, Sweden.

Please send in your application in English as soon as possible since the process is ongoing.

Security clearance including references and relevant background screening will be conducted for final candidates.

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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) || || Linköping || [[mfield2]]
Job details: Developer

Primary Recruiter: Stefan Vasiljevic

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