Software Developer/ Engineer/ Architect

Senior Software Developer, Cloud Native

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 

As the size and complexity of 5G networks grow beyond the capabilities of operators to manage with traditional applications, the need for fully autonomous management of telecoms networks becomes more important. In our Automation Development Group, we are developing the next generation of automation apps that will allow operators to fully automate the management of their networks. We will achieve this through a mixture of O-RAN standards, ONAP opensource software, and cloud native microservices running in public or private cloud and deployed to customers daily using a world class CI/CD framework. 


In this role  
You will get to work with and learn about the latest new technologies from 5G and Public & Private Clouds to Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence!  
If you are a specialist in these technologies, excellent, come and help us.  
If you are still learning, also phenomenal, you will learn what we know. 


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.

Key Qualifications  

  • Knowledge in cloud technologies and tools, container/microservices, databases, and security
  • Proficiency in one or more languages, such as Java, Python, C++, GO, JavaScript
  • Be familiar with the latest CI/CD technologies and standard methodologies
  • Network Management, Radio & Transport technologies, and Mobile Core Networks experience would be an added advantage, but not mandatory
  • Customer focus and ambition to understand customer needs on developed features
  • A capability to perform best in a team-setting – working in a multi-cultural & international environment brings the best out in you
  • 5+ years of relevant Software Development experience
  • MSc/BSc level in Computer Science or the equivalent level of knowledge
  • Passion and love to continue developing your knowledge
  • Proficiency in English, written and spoken

What do we offer? 

  • We support all forms of workplace environments, from using the office as a full or part time workspace to full-time 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 with colleagues from all over the world
  • 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