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Ericsson-Worldwide Overview

Kista (Sweden)
10000+ employees
1876
Company - Public (ERIC)
Telecommunications Services
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Ericsson is one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers, with about 40% of the world’s mobile traffic carried through our networks. We enable the full value of connectivity by creating game-changing technology and ... Read more

Mission: To lead transformation through mobility. We envision a Networked Society where every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential.


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Top CEOs: 2013 (#17)

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Ericsson-Worldwide – Why Work For Us?


Discover Ericsson

We are on a quest, a quest to enable easy, won't you join us?

The future at Ericsson is never defined. It’s why working here is exhilarating. Our aim is to create a culture of freedom where individuals can grasp the initiative, capitalize on opportunities and make change happen.

At Ericsson, we are constantly exploring new technologies, new industry sectors, new areas of innovation. Technology is at the heart of our business. Ericsson engineers, researchers and scientists around the world are working on what’s next big thing in technology to be in focus.  It’s an exciting, intriguing proposition, not just for our customers but for our employees too.

How will Ericsson evolve in the future? If you bring us curiosity, inventive thinking and a real sense of adventure, you could help us decide.

Visit our career site to learn more.


What we do

Our story stretches back over more than 140 years. Today, Ericsson is a truly modern employer, offering mobile, global and multi-disciplinary careers. Our objective is simple: to provide the platform for boundless achievement.

Our purpose at Ericsson:

We have always driven our technology development with the intention to improve people's lives and contribute to the betterment of society, Whether it was enabling the first phone call, leading the industry on digital infrastructure and IoT, or innovating the AI systems of the future, we take active measures to ensure that we are a responsible driver of positive change with humanity at the core.

Our comprehensive portfolio ranges across Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services and Emerging Business; powered by 5G and IoT platforms.

With more than 90% of the world’s population expected to have mobile coverage by 2019, connectivity is essential to how we all live, work and play.

Our innovations and work with customers and partners all over the globe are empowering people to interact, businesses to progress and society to be more connected than ever before. As part of Ericsson, you become a force for positive change. Whether you work with our fixed-line or mobile networks, multimedia and broadcast networks, or Information and Communication Technology services, you make a real difference to people’s lives and the world we live in. It’s about bringing innovation and integrity together to change the world for the better.

Your ideas and commitment to drive disruptive technology through truly innovative thinking can help shape the way people connect. 

Join us and be a part of the team creating tomorrow's world, today.

 Life at Ericsson

What do you want out of life and your career? How do you see your future?

We can see an extraordinary revolution that will change our world for good. We call it the Networked Society: a world connected in real time that will open up opportunities to create freedom, transform society and drive solutions to some of our planet’s greatest challenges.

At Ericsson, you’ll be part of a team with a strong sense of purpose, helping to shape our success. We have more than 110,000 talented, diverse and passionate professionals just like you, working in over 180 countries, creating market-centric solutions that help our customer’s businesses progress and at the same time shape a more sustainable world. Your ideas, your abilities, your unique point of view can make a tremendous contribution to the strength of your team and whole company.

A career at Ericsson encourages you to aim high. You get to do your best, in a collaborative and constructive environment without layers of hierarchy. We want you to think big, so we give you the freedom and support you need to turn your ideas into achievement. And you will keep on learning throughout your career – we know that continuous learning is vital for retaining our position as a global leader in technology and services.

That leadership is built on 140 years of talented employees doing their very best. From a telegraph repair shop in the Swedish capital Stockholm, our people have turned Ericsson into one of the world’s top providers of Information and Communication Technology products, solutions and services. This success comes from putting our customers first, and by continuously innovating, adapting and delivering based on the needs of a changing market.

Flexibility is part of our corporate DNA, along with accountability. Professionalism, respect and perseverance are the core values that flow through everything we do. As part of Ericsson, you are part of a close-knit team where you work with people you like and can rely on. You are valued for the strengths and knowledge you bring – for the person you are. You get the support you need, so you dare to do more.

And the opportunities for your career within Ericsson are truly global. We are doing business all around the world, with active exchange and placement programs. A career at Ericsson means the world is your workplace. We encourage you to pursue the limitless horizon of your own success as you transform ideas into the achievements that shape tomorrow.

Discover your future at Ericsson.

Diversity and inclusion

Individuality is a natural part of the Ericsson world. Our diversity nurtures new ideas.

We are more than 100,000 individual perspectives, personal experiences and unique beliefs. Together, we inspire innovation, communication and connectivity around the world. Here, your individual voice will be heard and amplified. Your personal strengths will be celebrated and cultivated. And your unique potential will be elevated by the strengths of the team that surrounds you. This is what diversity and inclusion mean to Ericsson.

With customers in 180 countries around the world, a diverse workforce is critical to our success. Our definition of diversity extends even beyond gender, race, religion, ethnicity, age and other established categories to focus on diversity of thought, the prime driver of our innovation. And our diversity is supported by a truly inclusive workplace, in which people are valued for the different perspectives, ideas and experiences that they bring.

Right now, one of our priorities is equality for women. We recognize that women have traditionally been underrepresented in engineering and technology fields, and we’re committed to changing that. We have set an aggressive goal of increasing the number of women who work at Ericsson by 2020.

Hear from some of our outstanding women at Ericsson as they talk about their techincal roles and provide advice to other women pursuing careers in STEM.

Join us, and discover the limitless horizon of your own success as you turn your ideas into the achievements that shape tomorrow.

Visit our diversity and inclusion information page to learn more about our strategy, initiatives and partnerships.

Student and early careers

Transformation is a part of what we do at Ericsson.

Ground breaking change, conceived, created and delivered with authority, pace and precision. But we don’t simply transform technology. We don’t simply transform customer solutions. We transform people too.

So, how big is your future? Picture this. Using your own unique skills to bring the world closer together. Teaming up with more than 100,000 colleagues across 180 countries. Helping to connect everyone and everything everywhere in real time. That’s pretty big, right? And that’s not the end of the story. It’s just where yours begins.

When you join us as a student or young professional, not only will you have diverse geographical opportunities, but you’ll enjoy an open, high performance culture that encourages idea generation and thought exploration. In our global, supportive and dynamic environment, you’ll acquire new skills and apply them through structured learning, hands-on experience and collaboration with industry experts.

At Ericsson, we offer:
• A team that is anchored in our values of professionalism, respect and perseverance
• Opportunity to create freedom, transform society & drive solutions to our planet’s greatest challenges
• The chance to pursue a career in a global company, operating across borders in over 180 countries
• A diverse, performance-driven culture and an innovative and engaging environment
• Continuous learning & development opportunities
• A chance to work on and deliver complex large scale projects with multiple world firsts in technology
• Collaboration & support from the best and brightest employees in the industry
• A strong focus on sustainability, corporate responsibility & Technology for Good initiatives
• Competitive compensation and benefits

Whether you’re ready for a summer job, an internship or a position after graduation, at Ericsson, your contributions will empower people, business and society. Explore your passion for innovation and your desire to join a leader. Visit our students and early careers page to learn more.


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    Dynamic working environment, currently looking forward for 5G.

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    They asked mostly behavioral questions regarding my research. A week later, they sent me an offer letter and hired me for the position. The payment was pretty high so I accepted the offer immediately.They asked mostly behavioral questions regarding my research. A week later, they sent me an offer letter and hired me for the position. The payment was pretty high so I accepted the offer immediately.They asked mostly behavioral questions regarding my research. A week later, they sent me an offer letter and hired me for the position. The payment was pretty high so I accepted the offer immediately.

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    • They asked more about my research!   1 Answer
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Ericsson-Worldwide Awards & Accolades

  • Best Companies for Women Technology, Fairygodboss, 2018
  • Top 1000 Companies Worldwide for Millennial Women in 2018, Mogul, 2018
  • Top 50 Companies for Diversity, Equal Opportunity Publications, 2018
  • Top 50 Most Attractive Engineering Employers in APAC, Universum, 2013
  • Top 75 Graduate Employers in Australia, Australian Association of Graduate Employers, 2014
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