SoC ASIC / FPGA Architect at Ericsson (Stockholm, Sweden)

As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?

Come, and be where it begins.

Our Exciting Opportunity

The ASIC Design department at Ericsson is responsible for Digital ASIC and SoC development for all existing and future mobile standards, including 5G. The development is done in close cooperation with internal and external partners such as standardization teams, market leading silicon vendors and ASIC Design houses. We are working with state-of-the-art SI-technologies, EDA tools and methodologies.

We are looking for experienced System Architects that can drive systemization of our Digital ASIC & FPGAs in our location including Austin, Texas, Lund or Kista, Sweden.

As part of our Digital ASIC & FPGA SoC team, you will drive and contribute to the definition, systemization, and development of our digital ASICs and FPGAs that are part of Ericsson´s mobile network infrastructure products for the coming 5G network.

As a SoC Architect, you are actively involved from the early pre-study phase through definition and development of the ASIC/FPGA project until the product has been released.

The position requires a proven ASIC/FPGA experience in the systemization of advanced SoC, including implementation of signal processing algorithms as well as high-speed interfaces and CPU subsystems. Also, very good understanding of ASIC technology and design environments is required.

Our organization works in accordance to the Lean and Agile principles with close team interaction.

This position reports to Head of Digital ASIC & FPGA Technology.

You will

  • Deal with systemization of ASIC/FPGAs and their blocks and subsystems
  • Support design team during development, verification, and validation of the design
  • Continuously improve and optimize ways of working
  • Generate appropriate documentation

To be successful in the role you must have

  • Master's Degree or PhD in Electronic Engineering or equivalent education is preferred.
  • Proven experience in advanced SoC development
  • Good knowledge of ASIC technology, ASIC design environment and design methodology
  • Knowledge of radio access system and their components
  • Knowledge of high speed interfaces, e.i. DDR, CPRI, Ethernet, JESD204
  • Knowledge in VHDL and/or System Verilog
  • Successful cross-team and cross-site experience

Additional requirements

  • Knowledge of mobile communication standards is an advantage – 3GPP.
  • Knowledge across several industry-standard interfaces such as I3C, SPI, SGMII, etc.
  • Knowledge of signal processing algorithms and modeling in Matlab or C++.
  • Knowledge of embedded CPUs and their IPs.

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 chance to create an impact is endless.

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Last day to apply December 13th, 2020.

We look forward to receiving your application in English. Please note we cannot accept applications via email. Primary location for this role: Kista, Stockholm.

For specific questions please contact Recruiter Mirosaw Co

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