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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.


National Fish & Chips Day

The Irish Traditional Italian Chippers Association (ITICA) has declared May 27th National Fish & Chips Day. Irish Fish and Chunky Chips (smothered in salt and vinegar) from a Irish Traditional Italian Chipper is just another great reason to live and work in Ireland. Why not see if we have a role for you: http://goo.gl/QAg4Hv

Senior Java (JEE) Developers

Here in Athlone, Ireland, Ericsson has one of the largest R&D centers in Europe, working with JEE with JBoss, and we are looking for Senior JEE Developers. The job description is here: http://goo.gl/QAg4Hv

If you are interested, please drop me a line, or you can of course apply using the link above.


Fantastic Liam Neeson Narrated Ireland Video

A fantastic video released this week in advance of St Patrick’s day here in Ireland. Well worth a watch:

…and if you like what you see, why not consider coming to live and work here: http://goo.gl/nP8rMD






Ireland: Still Punching Above its Weight

Ireland has jumped 5 places in the Economists Business Environment Rankings (BER), to 15th (from 20th). The Economist Intelligence Unit, which compiles the rankings said that the “rankings model measures the quality or attractiveness of the business environment in the 82 countries covered by The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Country Forecast reports”.


Customer Project Manager Vacancy, Dublin

We are looking for talented Experienced and Senior Project/Programme Managers with responsibility for programme and project delivery to key Ericsson customers. The Project/Programme Managers will report to Head of Implementation in Ireland.  As a Project/Programme Manager in Ericsson you will lead complex projects along the lines of ICT (OSS/BSS) and/or Network Rollout (NRO). The role involves planning requirements with customers and leading projects through the entire project lifecycle. This includes managing project schedules, identifying risks and clearly communicating goals to project stakeholders.

Interested? To know more, or to apply, please go to http://goo.gl/i1dWy0

You will only see thinks like this in Dublin:

Man walking down a Dublin street being followed by a giant loin fish floating behind him.



IMS Solution Architect – IP Broadband and Core – Dublin, IE

Ericsson Operations & Competence Centre (OCC) Ireland is looking for talented experts to join its Clonskeagh (Dublin) based IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) team. As a member of the IMS team you will be part of the service delivery team for Region Western & Central Europe (RWCE). nterested? Please click this link to know more or apply: http://goo.gl/Ers7lD