Head of Development Group User Plane

Head of Development Group User Plane


Job Summary:
Solution Area Packet Core (SA PC) is responsible for Ericsson´s industry leading Packet Core portfolio and solutions and is the foundation for Ericsson’s technology leadership. PDU Packet Core is focused on securing our ongoing market leadership in Packet Core domain, taking a leadership position in 5G, and continuing to invest for sustainable technology leadership within a highly competitive market. Reporting to the Head of Product Development Unit Packet Core (PDU PC), you will be responsible for leading our Development Group User Plane.
The Development Group User Plane is the global responsible for feature development in User Plane area covering the complete lifecycle of the associated products. As the Head of the Development Group, you will also have a full product responsibility for the EPG product as well as WMG. You will be accountable for the product quality and performance and are expected to set a high bar and challenge yourself and organization for continuous improvements.

Job Responsibilities:
You will lead a global team of software developers, consisting of own employees, as well as suppliers and consultants developing functionality in User Plane area. You will be expected to relentlessly pursue quality and on time deliveries.
You will work closely with other Development Groups within PDU PC to achieve high quality product deliveries.
You will have Design ownership for the EPG, as well as WMG product. As a Design owner you will be expected to drive quality, performance and serviceability requirements of the product. In addition, you will ensure that all aspects of product development are secured prior to product release.
You will be the PDU face representing the product in the eyes of the customer and will proactively work with Market Areas to ensure smooth deployments.
You will be responsible for developing, managing, and executing a global site strategy in line with the overall PDU PC site strategy. This also includes ensuring the overall competence, resource strategy, leadership and viability of the site including partners.

Development Group User Plane is responsible for key functions listed below:
Responsible for the software development of features from F1 to FG for product areas/subsystems under its responsibility
Responsible for delivering features with the right quality against committed delivery dates.
Responsible for continuously identifying and driving improvements in all dimensions impacting quality, predictability, and efficiency
Responsible for addressing corrective and preventive actions arising from Internal and Customer TRs
Responsible for Life-Cycle Management of the product areas/subsystems under its responsibility.
Responsible for competence development, culture, site strategy and right-balance of capability – within given frames and in line with the rest of the PDU (and Ericsson).
Responsible to co-operate in an efficient way with other DGs and functions in the PDU, to enable efficient and profitable delivery of PC Products and solutions to the market.
Ensure the right level of documentation, troubleshooting ability, serviceability and maintainability is provided in the area/sub system of responsibility

Qualifications & Skills Requirements:
Demonstrated hunger to deliver what the customer needs when they need it.
Strong product development background with demonstrated passion for SW development and especially the development “craft”.
Interest and good understanding of the concepts of Lean and Agile ways of working.
Ability to support line independent program flows.
Background in Packet Core software and Cloud Native SW technologies is desirable.

Leadership Requirements:
Demonstrated sense of ownership
Demonstrated drive to continuously improve
Solid experience as a senior leader of complex technical organizations in a multi-stakeholder environment
Strong cultural awareness and experience of leading multi-site organizations or projects
Communication and collaboration skills are key. Transparency, listening skills and ability to motivate and inspire people.
Courageous leadership, providing clear direction and setting appropriate standards of behavior through uncompromising integrity.

What happens once you apply?
To prepare yourself for next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/job-opportunities/hiring-process
The selection process will start in parallel to job posting period, please do not wait with submitting your application.
Location: Gothenburg, Kista, Madrid, Shanghai and Beijing
Please send in your application in English as soon as possible since the process is ongoing.
Recruiter: Anna Magnusson, anna.magnusson@ericsson.com

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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.

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.

Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) ||
Req ID: 647859


  • Arbetsplats: Ericsson AB Stockholm
  • 1 plats
  • Tills vidare
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  • Publicerat: 18 november 2021
  • Ansök senast: 28 november 2021


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