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Ericsson is a great place to work.
Acting Manager / Team Lead (Current Employee) –  Vancouver, BC10 August 2016
Ericsson is a great place to work. is an international and very ambitious company. They have a correct and futuristic vision.
excellent opportunities to learn and excel.
heavily over staffed (in BSS/OSS) and top management unable to distinguish between good performance and mediocrity.
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Old line telco manufacturer.
Component Architect (Former Employee) –  Montreal, QC, Canada (remote)3 August 2016
Pluses: Family centric management. Good compensation, good benefits. Minuses: Management (IMO) rigid and top heavy; can be slow to take decisions, especially in summer.
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International and diverse Company
Senior IBS / Small Cell (Current Employee) –  Vancouver, BC28 July 2016
Ericsson is a great place to work. is an international and very ambitious company. They have a correct and futuristic vision.
Pros
health care, Pension, stock purchase plan, diverse
Cons
Global situations will impact the company
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Good place to work
Software Designer (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC15 June 2016
cons: there are a lot of cost cutting year round
There is nothing else that come to mind
You can't force people to talk about the place they desperately are trying to leave
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Perfect work life Balance
Senior Engineer (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON21 May 2016
My job is to work on RFP/RFIs released by customers across the globe . The job is quiet challenging but contribute a lot in developing technical and communication skills. In addition ,following are few more benefits of working here :
Provide platform for competence development .
Work life balance
Cooperative teammates
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great work life balance
Software Designer (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON19 May 2016
great work life balance, with good benefits. Work is interesting

Very top heavy workplace (everyone you work with has 15-25 years experience). Hard to move up in the organization.
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Great company but sadly no direction
Solution Manager (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON14 May 2016
Great company to work with - excellent opportunities to learn and excel.
However, heavily over staffed (in BSS/OSS) and top management unable to distinguish between good performance and mediocrity.
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Ericsson is a great place to work
LTE Software Developer (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON27 March 2016
Ericsson is fun and relaxing place to work. The co-workers are nice and willing to help out. Learning from experienced developers is a huge benefit for me.
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Pay is good but constant layoffs
Business Operations Manager (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC17 March 2016
Good pay, but depending on role, tough travel requirements, and constant layoffs. Used to be a place where one can advance easily, now it is all about making it past the year and keeping your role.
Pros
Pay
Cons
Layoffs
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Did not enjoy working at Ericsson.
Customer Product Information Technical Writer (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON14 March 2016
In 2010, Nortel's CDMA division was swallowed up by Ericsson. Those of us who survived the transition had our years of service bridged, which was appreciated.

I did not, however, like the culture at Ericsson at all. While my coworkers were great people to work with, I felt that we were nothing more than numbers.

The seating arrangements were horrible...just desks which made any real work that required concentration next to impossible.

My last manager was never really around so the peer review process was pointless.

Would not recommend Ericsson as a place to work.
Pros
Working from home.
Cons
No guidance whatsoever. No training, either.
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Friendly environment Open to new ideas Career path
Telecom Engineer (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC5 March 2016
Love working at Ericsson
Been working in the same place since 2000
Got to travel the world
Direct interaction with end customer
Pros
Friendly environment
Cons
Instability
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Relaxed yet productive working environment
SOFTWARE ENGINEER (Former Employee) –  Athlone, ON15 February 2016
Worked within a great team under very approachable managers. There are plenty of opportunities to learn and better your professional skill set.
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very fun and growth
Lead / Project Manager (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC1 February 2016
Ericsson cares about employees and they develop each person to becom a leader. we enjoy every day at ericsson.
we are well paid and we deliver high quality services
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A very accommodating company but lost in Agile
Mobile device verification (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC21 January 2016
Ericsson has been transforming from a Telecom company to a software company over the last 10+ years and is struggling to make these 2 worlds meet.
The people working there are talented and friendly (always willing to help you when needed) but struggle to make sense of the message sometimes being sent from management. A lot of this has to do an Agile interpretation that puts conformance above business common sense.
Overall most would agree, a great environment to work in day to day.
Pros
Flexible work schedule, social, good benefits
Cons
Too many meetings, religious Agile interpretation, too many managers
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ERICSSON is a good place to work and enhance your skills
Solution Architect (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC15 January 2016
I did my best in Ericsson and delivered many critical projects under stringent time lines, worked on number of pre-sales opportunities and won many deals.
I am very satisfied to see that the solutions that I designed are currently Live in the customers networks
Ericsson Canada is highly volatile place to work, there is a lot of job insecurity and and lot of internal politics by the management.
Pros
flexible work environment
Cons
bad manager
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good work culture and management
Network Engineer (Former Employee) –  new delhi11 January 2016
the working is ericsson ws like a dream come true untill i decided to move on to relocate in canada, every one is friendly and helpful there
Pros
events management and functions
Cons
unexpected work requirements
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HP Outsourcing Project
Sr. Technical Support Engineer (Former Employee) –  Philippines10 January 2016
Ericsson is an Outsourcing project and Service Provider of HP all over EAPAC, Europe and North America. Total number of users 700. The IT Operation is to management and support Ericsson site for the Philippines, IT local Support Maintain HP computers, Desktop, Laptops and local assistance to perform network LAN switch and server activities
Pros
Free Pizza
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Lacking of advancing opportunity
software engineer (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON4 January 2016
Too much overhead in working. Very heavy job duty, hard to maintain a balance between work and life, yet salary is not meeting expectation.
Pros
Flexible in taking vacations
Cons
Long hours; low salary
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Best company in Tech Space... period.
Product Manager (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC9 December 2015
I worked for a lot of firms throughout my career including some of the Wall Street and Silicon Valley name brands. None of them compare to Ericsson in terms of its culture, dedication to innovation and excellence.

We are talking about the company who defined 99.999 percent on-time as basic operational excellence.

Work-life balance, on-site gym and free fruit is practically the norm but over and beyond it, with Linux for developers and access to newest technologies on site and sharing sessions these guys want me to start coding again.

Advice to job seekers: Apply without reservation, you will be working with some of the smartest engineers in the world.
Pros
Career advancement opportunities, innovation drive, culture and work atmosphere.
Cons
Can not think of anything
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Satisfactory
Program Manager - Network Operations (Former Employee) –  Toronto, PE8 December 2015
Its a great place to work. Excellent and smarts collengues.
Flexible hours as long as you meet your target.
Great training and growths oppurtunities .
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