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Careers in IT with Ericsson

About us

Our services, software and infrastructure – especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud – are enabling the communications industry and other sectors to do better business, increase efficiency, improve their users’ experience and capture new opportunities.

At Ericsson we develop wireless network technology that enables the next generation of smart devices and the Internet of Things. We believe that everybody and everything should be connected; it’s what we call The Networked Society. By 2020, 50 billion devices will be connected to the internet and networks powered by our technology are enabling self-drive cars, reducing our carbon footprint through smarter energy use in the home and connecting people even though they are miles apart. Ericsson Athlone is the largest software development site in Ireland and it is here that we develop software solutions and applications in Java, Python and Javascript on the Linux Platform, both on bare metal and in the cloud. We use the latest Agile processes and methodologies, harnessing the power of Automated Testing, Continuous Delivery and Deployment. Our systems manage terabytes of data…. daily!

We currently employ 1,250 people across our Software Campus in Athlone and our Services Campus in Dublin.

If you would like your career to truly have a global impact, then we are interested in talking to you.

Graduate Opportunities & What We Offer You

We offer graduate opportunities in Software Development, R&D, Network Engineering and Integration Engineering. This is an opportunity to work for the global leader in telecoms networks using the most up to date and cutting-edge technologies as well as continuous training and development throughout all stages of your career. It is a chance to build a career in a challenging yet supportive environment which fosters initiative and personal growth.

  • Diversity & Inclusion: It is our diversity and inclusion that brings us closer together and helps us make a difference. We sponsor a number of initiatives globally as well as foster internal initiatives such as our Women’s Network and Ericsson GLOBE (our LGBTQ network)
  • Innovation: We are leading the digital revolution and have the industry’s strongest patent portfolio. If you have an idea, big or small, you can bring it to our Innovation Den and discuss its further development and evolution with our senior consultants and leadership team
  • We Support, You Learn: As well as a mentor, you will have access to an extensive scholar program to support you in your continuous learning Our career paths are well established; initiative and hard work are recognised and very quickly rewarded.

How to apply

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