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Sponsor Spotlight: Ericsson Athlone

Sep 07 2017

About Ericsson:

Ericsson is the largest software development site in Ireland, with over 1,000 employees in Athlone developing in reams and coding in languages including python, JEE and JavaScript.

Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society, a world leader in communications technology and services. Ericsson’s long-term relationships with every major telecom operator in the world allows people, business and society to fulfil their potential and create a more sustainable future. Ericsson’s services, software and infrastructure – especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud – are enabling the telecom industry and other sectors to do better business, increase efficiency, improve the user experience and capture new opportunities.

Ericsson works with the latest technologies, from 5G and OpenStack cloud to machine learning and A.I. Their code impacts the future for all of us.

Promoting Diversity

Ericsson places a large emphasis on promoting diversity and inclusion. They’ve set a target both locally and globally to achieve 30% women in the organisation by 2020.

Ericsson collaborates with other companies and organisations in the sector to work on the common challenges for the industry, for example by hosting the Connecting Women in Technology conference in March of 2016, which not only had a focus on supporting and encouraging women in to the technology sector as well as discussions on how to leverage technology to enable the sustainable development goals.

Ericsson Athlone at Career Zoo West:

Ericsson are heading to Career Zoo West! They’re looking for experienced Java and UI developers to join #TeamEricsson in Athlone and to contribute in a positive way to the Networked Society. 

You can speak to Ericsson Athlone and over 40 employers at Career Zoo West on Saturday, September 23rd 2017 at the Galway Racecourse, Ballybrit, County Galway. Registration is now open. To register, click here.