Final application date

25 September, 2022



Product Development Unit (PDU) Cloud RAN is leading the acceleration and creation of a cloud-native Radio Access Network (RAN) product offering. We are now looking for a Cloud-Native Transformation Leader to lead the PDU Cloud RAN organization through this journey. As a transformation leader, you will help to drive the next steps towards industrializing our End-to-End approach to Cloud Native. The transformation leader will define and drive strategy to transform our products and processes enabling Cloud Native development; working with the ongoing PDU cloud RAN programs and the PDU Leadership Team to achieve this.

We are looking for a transformation leader that is a self-starter, can identify the ambitious/problems areas where transformation is required, can adopt a structured approach to deliver that change in a global organization. The candidate should have previous experience in leading transformation programs End-to-End and also knowledge of cloud-native and microservice technologies.

What you will do

  • Lead the Cloud Native Transformation across PDU Cloud RAN
  • Define and drive the strategy to transform our products and processes enabling Cloud Native Development
  • Develop and execute plans for cloud native competence development across the organization
  • Manage a steering group where progress from each line/program is visible/supervised
  • Have an end-to-end vision of the impact of the Cloud native transformation
  • Limit scope of transformation where it does not make sense
  • Enable project interfaces coordination between PDU Cloud RAN internal and external programs
  • Work externally with the related organizations to determine concrete actions they do to facilitate the transformation and actions the PDU can take to help them adjust to the transformation
  • Ensure accurate and relevant communication channels in place across PDU to share best practices, the latest information, lessons learned
  • Engage with all other PDUs, Business Areas and industry leaders to learn from and offer support and leadership on similar transformation programs

You will bring

  • Have a degree / post-graduate degree in Computer Science or Engineering (MBA is a plus)
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in leadership roles in software development
  • Knowledge in the cloud and cloud-native technologies and ways of working is a must
  • Knowledge in Radio Access Network development
  • Proven track record in driving large transformation or change programs
  • Ability to lead other leaders (technical, program, and people)
  • Driving and embracing innovation and change with a collaborative approach
  • Ability to drive operational excellence, define targets, execute improvements
  • Understanding in cloud-native and microservice technologies and how these can be used to build the next-gen R&D WoW
  • Knowledge in re-use, opensource, and openness in general understanding how to deliver and compete in these spaces
  • High interest and capability to understand technology trends and how we can capitalize on the resulting opportunities
  • Have an interest in where the telecoms industry is going and how trends in other industries can be demonstrated to accelerate the transformation in PDU Cloud RAN

You will report to: Harshal Desai, Head of Cloud RAN Operations & Programs

Primary country and city:   Canada (CA)  || Canada : Ontario : Ottawa || Canada : Quebec : Montreal || Ireland : Westmeath : Athlone || Sweden : Stockholm : Stockholm || Sweden : Östergötland : Linköping  

Why join Ericsson?

At Ericsson, you´ll have an outstanding opportunity. The chance to use your skills and imagination to push the boundaries of what´s possible. To build never seen before solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems. You´ll be challenged, but you won’t be alone. You´ll be joining a team of diverse innovators, all driven to go beyond the status quo to craft what comes next.

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