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Linux Developer

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About the job


For us, it is important to be able to provide remote learning for school children Bhutan and to enable remote health care for patients in Africa. Moving into 5G, providing latencies of a few milliseconds, we will make remote surgeries possible, and with peak rates of several gigabits per seconds, we will enable even the most isolated areas with broadband access.

We are a small 4-unit-department with very passionate developers on the mission to create the world’s best Packet Core User Plane. We work in autonomous cross-functional teams and we feel pride in making the world a better place, simplifying and enhancing the lives for billions. 


  • We believe in trust – we trust each other to do the right things. Therefore, we believe in taking decisions as close to the product and technical expertise as possible.
  • We believe in trying new things and learning from our mistakes. We believe in sharing our insights and helping each other to create an even better user plane.
  • We truly believe in happiness, we enjoy and feel passionate about what we do and value each other’s technical competence deeply.


  • You are passionate about technology and software development
  • You are continuously experimenting and learning more
  • You love troubleshooting and digging into complex problems
  • You think repetitive tasks are so boring that you do anything to automate them, so you can focus on the fun work instead
  • You take pride in understanding the whole product and its environment
  • Software is more than just a job for you


We are responsible for development and maintenance of the Packet Core User plane. It runs both in virtualized, containerized and physical deployments and handles 3G, 4G and 5G traffic. The User Plane is the data plane, which handles packet routing and forwarding.

The user plane community has teams and individuals with deep competence within low level programming, optimization and framework design in the IP Connectivity competence area. The department is based at Lindholmen (Gothenburg, Sweden) and we a have tight collaboration with our other parts in Shanghai, Beijing, Madrid, Budapest and Chennai.


Our teams are cross-functional, self-organizing, international and highly independent. The teams consist of 5-7 developers each. The team designs, implements and tests the features.

With this position you will be engage in the development of the 5G Packet Core User plane. You will be developing the product for both multiple cloud-based deployments as well as specialized hardware.

We develop in a Linux environment and we commit the code to Git repositories. We are proud of Continuous Integration and Deployment frameworks with over 2000 commits per month and weekly pre-deliveries to customers.

We believe in trying new things that suits your team, such as:

  • Software Craftsmanship
  • Reserved time for improvements and innovations
  • Hackathons
  • Katas, Coding Dojos
  • Knowledge sharing from external channels


To understand our product, understanding IP Protocols and Routing in an embedded environment is essential. Most of our product code is written C/C++, test scripts are written in Gherkin on a Java framework, while we use Python for environment scripts.

Our products put high technical requirements on the team including high-performance application development, low latency requirements, multi-threaded/multi-process programming, embedded development, DPDK knowledge. Here is a (not exclusive) list of technologies that we currently use that you will need to understand:

  • Linux development, working with high performance Linux application
  • C/C++, Gherkin, Java and Python
  • NFV, Openstack, Vmware
  • Virtualization, DPDK
  • L2/L3, Routing, 3GPP
  • Docker, Kubernetes


  • BSc or MSc level in Computer Science or the equivalent level of knowledge
  • Fluent in English, written and oral

Do you want to join a great team? Please send us your application already today!

Why is Ericsson a good place to work?

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big and navigate their career, on a global scale.  We create technology that helps others, from helping people enjoy their favorite content to helping people recover from natural disasters by enabling better communications between rescue workers. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world, creating new connections, new possibilities, and new capabilities.  We find that Ericsson is at its best when we bring together the diverse skills of our people. Working across business areas, across cultures, across geographical borders, across technical disciplines. Often, across ground-breaking solutions. Next generation technology can be staggeringly complex. But the simpler it is to use; the more people benefit from it. Join us and help build technology that makes it simple to connect with information, business, societies, and each other.

Om företaget

As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with over 45,000 life-enhancing technologies to our name, at Ericsson we’ve made it our business to make a mark. We’ve never had a greater opportunity to drive change; setting the bar for technology to be inclusive and accessible; empowering an intelligent, sustainable and connected world.

We are on a quest, we´ve promised to never stand still; relentlessly innovating to make technology easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to scale. By developing new technologies, such as the SDN/NFV, artificial intelligence, 5G, cloud infrastructures and IoT we bring a transformative impact across most businesses and industries. This demands from all our people the creativity to discover, the accountability to deliver and the courage to remove complexity wherever it presents itself. 

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