Research and development
Technology is at the heart of our business. Ericsson engineers, researchers and scientists around the world are working on what’s next in information and communications technology (ICT). Ericsson is continually advancing technology and looking for thought leaders and innovators that can drive change.
As a technology leader, Ericsson has the Research and Development capability to change the world through connections. Our Research and Development teams work at the very forefront of topics ranging from radio access, network evolution and cloud technologies to media, data analytics, services, security and sustainability. It calls for people with the interest in, passion for and capability to develop, adapt and drive new technologies, ideas and concepts.
At Ericsson, our Research and Development teams explore the avenues made available by our global reach by performing cutting-edge studies in cooperation with partners, customers, universities and research institutes.
Research and Developmnet roles
Make an impact in the development of communication technology that’s transforming the present – and shaping the future. At Ericsson, you will interface with top Research and Development professionals, leaders and early career professionals toward a common purpose. You will be provided with plenty of opportunity to continue to grow and develop. As a member of our Research and Development team, you will attend courses that give you an overview of our innovative technology and research, as well as our people and the customers we serve.
We’re looking for individuals who can influence projects from conception to delivery. You’ll create concepts, initiate ideas, articulate new developments and present radical new thinking. The roles we have available cover a wide range of disciplines, including Research, Technology Specialists, Product Development, Product Management, Commercialization and Software Development. To find out more about any of these areas, use the Job Search box at the bottom of this page.
A career as an Ericsson Software Developer will turn the world into your workplace. You’ll join a diverse, talented, global team. You’ll contribute to an open, collaborative culture. You’ll be positioned to take advantage of Ericsson’s impressive commitment to Research and Development:
Most importantly, your work will drive change, shape our sustainability efforts and help bring The Networked Society to life. Opportunities for Developers span our business, including Radio, Cloud, OSS/BSS, TV & Media, Managed Services and CSI. We have a strong focus on career development – our talent development, active exchange and placement programs identify and assist future leaders in pursuing the opportunities available across our company.
Check out our blogs for more information about our unique and innovative projects, and about what life is like as a Developer at Ericsson:
When you join us as a Developer, you’ll be part of a team of talented individuals with a strong sense of purpose, and you’ll contribute to solutions that have a positive effect on people’s lives. Highly respected experts in the area of next-generation communication technology and services, our Research and Development professionals embrace responsibilities which include academic publishing, patenting, standardization support and the development of proof-of-concept prototypes. Our team participates in knowledge transfer with our business and customer units, extending innovation and exploration throughout the entire company.
Title: Senior Software Developer
Location: Budapest, Ericsson Research and Development
In all the years I’ve been working at Ericsson, I’ve never once felt boredom. Our teams are really inspiring – the environment is always cheerful and supportive, and I feel this culture has contributed to my professional growth. You can always find a senior person who is willing to mentor you. And of course there are training courses available, which are supported by Ericsson both financially and with schedule flexibility. What's great about a company this size is that everyone can find the role or product that best fits their interests.
Title: Agile Coach
Location: Hungary - Budapest Ericsson ETH
I help teams, workgroups and organizations to function more efficiently. It’s a very dynamic role. What I love most about my job is that I can be myself and still contribute in ways that come naturally to me. I’m really interested in modern technologies, and at Ericsson I get to explore that interest in a really exciting, collaborative atmosphere. When I got here I was not told what to do - I got to define my own roles, which was awesome!
Title: Cloud Systems Architect
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
There are so many things I love about working at Ericsson. I work with cutting edge technology aimed at deploying Cloud solutions. I work mainly with Openstack and VMware, with focus on Virtualization, Cloud, NVF, VNF and O&M. I get to collaborate with and get inspired by people who are changing the world on daily basis. I’m really proud to be involved in researching and testing some of the most advanced technology in the world. The culture and workflow here are just amazing – teams just work together! The level of competence at Ericsson is really incredible.
Title: Scrum master, Developer
Location: Kista, Sweden
What I love most about working here is that I always feel fully engaged and impactful in the work I am doing. There are not many companies that value those things as highly as Ericsson does! The culture at Ericsson is really conducive to growth, and it’s always empowering to get the chance to work with and create a wide range of cutting edge technology.
Irene Sanz Capdevila
Title: Software Developer
Location: Kista, Sweden
What I love about my experience at Ericsson is the great people working at Ericsson, the amazing spirit at work and the Ericsson’s values for the employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics. Ericsson is the only company where I have worked so I don’t have any personal references from other companies.
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