Software Developer/ Engineer/ Architect

Early Career Software Developer

Ericsson leads the development of the mobile world. Our innovations in 5G technologies enable telecom networks to transform intelligent societies and industries.  

When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, crafting the future of technology.  

Ericsson prides itself in fostering a workplace that supports well-being, collaboration, innovation and productivity – whether it is in the office or remote, online or in person.  

This is a place where you're encouraged as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?  


Our Great Opportunity  

Are you a hardworking software engineer interested in working with Java Microservices? We are looking for you to join a team of Java engineers building scalable, highly available network management features for 5G networks. You will be working as part of a multi-functional team, developing full-stack features in an agile environment. 

Key Responsibilities 

Actively participate in the software development for Cloud Native baseband products. 

Be able to deliver scalability, resilience, and performance by taking full advantage of the evolving architecture and services inherent to a Cloud Native Platform. 

Strive for delivery of product and test code with all the advantages of a DevOps infrastructure. 


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 compassion 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! 

You can also learn more about why our software campus in Athlone is a great place to work: Video Link  

Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for 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 complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.

Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on 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 genetic information.

Basic qualifications  

2+ years’ experience as a software developer, with Solid skills in one of the following programming languages: Java, Go or Python 

A minimum 2.1 Honours Degree (QQI Level 8 or above) in Computer Science, Software Development, or a related programming-centric qualification. 

Good communication and presentation skills 

Preferred qualifications 

Understand concepts like Docker containers, Kubernetes deployment, Helm charts and canary deployment. 

Experience of Cloud-Native Development Pipeline principles and tools - CI/CD (DevOps), Jenkins, Spinnaker is an asset. 

Experience on test automation 

What do we offer? 

  • We support all forms of workplace environments, from using the office as a full or part time workspace with remote working within Ireland.
  • A healthy work-life balance (flexible hours, maternity/paternity and parental leave).
  • 27 days annual leave, family-friendly work environment!
  • Multifaceted sports and social club which hosts many sporting (e.g. golf, football, swimming, tennis) and social (e.g. gaming, theatre, movie, nights out) activities.
  • Expand your horizons in a rich multicultural environment and collaborate with colleagues from all over the globe.
  • Clearly defined career paths improved with inhouse training and financial support for external study.
  • Opportunities to travel around the world and work directly with our customers.
  • Pension scheme, health insurance, company doctor, life cover and sick pay/income continuance plan.
  • Tax saver commuter/bike to work scheme.