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4 things you might not know about the Ericsson Software Campus in Athlone, Ireland

This is going to be a big year for our Software Campus in Athlone, Ireland. We will hire many Interns, Graduates and experienced  Senior engineers, so I thought I would tell you a little about us. Read on for 4 great things you might not know!

1: The Campus has end-to-end responsibility

If your dream in college was to be somewhere where the entire software lifecycle is hosted, then the Ericsson Athlone Software Campus is the place to be. Here, you can truly innovate and your ideas can flourish.

2: Ericsson is diverse

We have over 50 nationalities onsite in Athlone. It’s one of the many things that makes our office a truly special place to be. If you are a Software Engineer, Analyst, or Architect anywhere in Europe (or even further away), and are interested in joining us, we would love to hear from you. It’s the uniqueness you bring when you join , that we are delighted to have, that helps us continue to build the best software in the world. You can learn about Sowmya’s experience or joining us from overseas in the video below.

3: Athlone is at the heart of it!

We are in the best place in Ireland – right at the heart of everything in Athlone! From here, you can do anything. You can enjoy serenity in the countryside, or the hustle-and-bustle of the city , go to the beach, cycle, hike, ski, go horse-riding, golf, water sports– the list is endless!). Best of all, we have a strong ethos of work-life balance, so you will have the opportunity to do all those things. Below is a great video about life in Athlone.

4: Ericsson offers great career advancement

Ericsson has over 42,000 patents which we have achieved by hiring the smartest people in the world and nurturing their talents to help them reach their full potential. As you might imagine from a global R&D centre with end-to-end responsibility, we are brimming with smart people on our team.

You and your manager will continually work together on a plan to make sure you succeed, either through training, mentoring, special projects, exploring technology trends of other means. You can even take advantage of our scholar program, which includes fee assistance and extra leave for study and exams.

Does this sound like the kind of place you want to be?

If so, we  would love to hear from you. You can see our latest positions and apply by clicking here.


Ericsson Ireland is looking for a Mobile Network Management Systems Analyst. In this role, you will be establishing requirements & specifying high level system architecture including delivering technical solutions towards Product Owners and interacting with Customers to capture their needs.

To know more, or to apply, please visit: http://goo.gl/e3dG0Z

Big Data/Data Layer Architect

Ericsson Athlone is looking for a Big Data/Data Layer Architect.

The Big Data/Data Layer Architect has overall responsibility for driving the major technical decisions, expressed as the software architecture. This typically includes identifying and documenting the architecturally significant aspects, component and deployment of the system. You will be responsible to drive the implementation of the data layer for the Ericsson OSS product and is responsible to ensure all non-functional requirements will be met and proven within the market. For more information, or to apply, please visit: http://bit.ly/1FNSCfq


Get Lost

Niamh O’Connor (our Graduate Recruitment Consultant at Ericsson) and I went out for lunch yesterday and got a little lost (because of my directions). I have to say, Athlone is a pretty nice place to get lost in – I’d recommend it.

Get Lost in Athlone

Get Lost in Athlone

Wouldn’t you like to be working here? http://goo.gl/QAg4Hv

Cloud POC Program Manager position, Ericsson Athlone

As PDU OSS Cloud POC Program Manager you will be overall responsible for all PDU customer engagements and the key spokesperson in contacts with regions, customer units and customers on behalf of the PDU. You will participate in both early phases of customer contacts and in the deployments to ensure that the PDU maintains the right priority and attention to our customers, as well as ensuring we meet our delivery commitments on-time and with quality.

Interested? Click here to know more and apply: http://goo.gl/M9uxG0

Software Architect (JEE) position, Westmeath

The Architect has overall responsibility for driving the major technical decisions, expressed as the software architecture. This typically includes identifying and documenting the architecturally significant aspects of the system, component and deployment “views” of the system.  You will be responsible for providing rationale for these decisions, balancing the concerns of the various stakeholders, driving down technical risks, and ensuring that decisions are effectively communicated, validated, and adhered to.

Does this sound like you? Please visit: http://goo.gl/so4v5z

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