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Global Management Team


Karl-Johan Holm

Karl-Johan Holm

President and CEO

+46 708 107 167
Karl-johan.holm@icomera.com
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Karl-Johan Holm, President and CEO of Icomera group, has over 20 years of experience in senior management and successfully building strong international businesses, in a wide range of industrial areas.

Dave Palmer

Dave Palmer

Senior VP: Business Region UK, Ireland, Americas, Asia, Australia

+44 7968 845016
dave.palmer@icomera.com
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Building on a strong foundation in telecommunications, Dave Palmer, Senior VP, has worked with mobile connectivity solutions for transport since the formation of the industry.

Thomas Roberts

Thomas Roberts

VP Product and Development

+46 (0)31 799 21 00
thomas.roberts@icomera.com
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Thomas Roberts, VP of Product and Development, has an entrepreneurial background and extensive experience of product management in the telecommunications sector.

Saeed Bashirian

Saeed Bashirian

VP Business Region: Nordic, Central and East Europe, Russia and CIS, Middle East and Africa

+46 70 987 65 16
saeed.bashirian@icomera.com
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Drawing on skills honed at Ericsson, Saeed Bashirian has extensive experience in helping customers transform their operations to exploit the benefits of digital innovation.

Jens Rutgersson

Jens Rutgersson

VP IS/IT & Support

+46 735 957811
jens.rutgersson@icomera.com
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With a background in management at Qbranch and Axians, Jens brings his extensive experience of IT and Security to this role.

Magnus de Don

Magnus de Don

CFO Icomera Group

+46 76 716 4064
magnus.dedon@icomera.com
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Magnus de Don, CFO, came to Icomera with a strong background of working in financial roles in innovative environments and commercial contexts.

Cecilia Karlsson

Cecilia Karlsson

VP HR

+46 703 10 05 73
cecilia.karlsson@icomera.com
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Drawing on skills honed at Ericsson, Cecilia Karlsson, VP HR, ensures that everyone at Icomera receives the support they need to excel.

Jan-Eric Andersson

Jan-Eric Andersson

VP Supply Chain and Quality

+46 (0)70 5621 259
jan-eric.andersson@icomera.com
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Jan-Eric Andersson, VP Supply Chain and Quality, has 30 years' experience of working with all parts of supply chain management in leading positions, having previously worked at Componenta, QMatic and Ericsson.

Pierre Codis

Pierre Codis

VP Business Region: France, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Benelux

+33 6 80 01 67 89
pierre.codis@icomera.com
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Pierre Codis has 21 years’ experience in the IT and Telecom industry and a strong track record of expanding innovative mobile technology companies into European markets.

Keith Howard

Keith Howard

Non-executive Advisor,
Icomera Advisory Board



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UK rail industry veteran Keith Howard serves on Icomera's Advisory Board. Keith holds over 30 years’ experience of applying best practices in corporate governance at board level and until recently was the Commercial Director of Porterbrook Leasing.


The Board


Anders Brännström, Chairman

Anders Brännström is the former CEO of Volvo Technology Transfer and a Director of Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences

Leif Kristensen

Leif Kristensen is a Swedish industrialist and investor. He is the founder and CEO of K-Svets with a background at Ericsson.

Sören Sjölander

Sören Sjölander is a Professor at Chalmers University of Technology and a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.

Åke Johansson

Åke Johansson is the former President at Ericsson Mobile Data Design.

Christer Bådholm

Christer Bådholm is Chairman of the Board at Bombardier Transportation Sweden.

Birger Lindeblad

Birger Lindeblad is a Swedish industrialist and investor, and the former CEO of Fixfabriken.

Mats Andersson

Mats Andersson is the founder and CEO of MUMIMO AB. He is a specialist in MIMO technology and works to support and grow technology companies.


Corporate Responsibility


Our vision is of a future society that is safer, more efficient and more environmentally friendly. Our wireless Internet connectivity solutions deliver a better public transport experience for passengers and we believe this is critical to improving the economic and social quality of life for the population.


Careers


Join Icomera and be part of a world that is growing every day. Here, high performers are rewarded in an ever-changing, quality-oriented environment that provides everyone with the chance to stretch and develop themselves. We are proud to foster a culture of inclusivity and equality, where every person can realise their potential.

Icomera is looking for Network Engineers to focus on delivering projects to a high standard, utilising Icomera’s products and solutions.

This is a project-based role, where your responsibilities will be to take the concept solution and proposal, detailed from the Sales team, and drive the technical part of the project. This role is hands on and you will be expected to get down to the details and be prepared to complete different tasks that are required.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Refining and documenting customer requirements
  • Commissioning and pre-staging of hardware
  • Creating Customer facing Solution overviews
  • Refining and accurately documenting the system architecture design that will be implemented
  • Producing base system configuration files and documenting procedures to roll these out on a larger scale
  • Conducting acceptance tests
  • Handing over finalised projects to Technical Support staff and maintenance department
  • Ensuring Icomera supplied components are correctly stated
  • Ensuring supply chain and stock management processes are followed
  • Participating in First of Class Installations
  • Making changes/modifications to fit installations
  • Working closely with the Sales Engineering team
  • Being part of a project from start to finish
  • Reviewing installation designs

 

We believe you have the following skills/knowledge:

Essential

  • Computer Science or Electrical/Network Engineering qualifications
  • Excellent Proven LAN/WAN Networking skills
  • System architecture design experience
  • Experience of producing technical documentation
  • Linux Experience
  • Strong team player with good work ethics, excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly organised self-starter, ability to work with little supervision
  • Ability to prioritise in a fast paced environment and adapting to meet the goals of the business
  • Able to travel within UK and Europe when required and ability to work unsocial hours when required
  • Full Driving Licence

Desirable

  • A degree in any engineering discipline
  • Experience of project engineering/support
  • PRINCE2 practitioner status or equivalent
  • Experience in working within the Wi-Fi or passenger transport industries
  • Knowledge of the mobile network landscape and technologies used in the UK, Europe and internationally

 

In return we will offer you:

  • A competitive salary
  • An excellent team-focused working environment
  • An opportunity to be a part of a truly innovative and fast growing market
  • A chance to make your mark on the future of technology for transport
  • An extremely flexible, fun and varied schedule
  • 25 days annual holiday per calendar year
  • £200 annual Gym membership contributions

 

General Summary

The main activity is to support the Business Development Director and Sales team to run and improve current processes and set-up new processes where required to improve the efficiency of the sales organisation.

They will also ensure the bid approval processes is adhered to and be responsible for coordinating bids and ensuring a high quality of submitted bids. They will be responsible for submitting a completed bid to an existing or prospective client on time and they will assist with ensuring that all the client questions have been answered as fully as possible.

The successful applicant will work closely with the Business Development Director and the Sales team to support business needs; which may from time to time require the post holder to work additional hours.

Responsibilities include:

Primary Function / Major Responsibility

  • Daily Support to sales team in the daily business and the VP key accounts
  • Assist the Sales team in forming quotations and business proposals
  • Assist Sales team in ensuring submission deadlines for tenders and bid are met including compiling all stakeholder’s inputs
  • To manage the bid qualification/Sales Decision Process (bid go / no go) for new opportunities
  • Assist the Sales Team in managing inputs from a variety of stakeholders, typically involving contributions from sales, marketing, product teams, finance, commercial, legal and delivery
  • Assist the sales team in preparing and reviewing the commercial aspects of the bid, ensuring all services are included in the final price to the customer
  • Assist with maintaining a Risk Register During the Bid Process
  • Contributing to the written proposal – both in terms of content and presentation (such as preparation of a management summary)
  • Ensure timely delivery of compliant and commercially sound bids – act as the gatekeeper to ensure quality is maintained with submitted bids
  • Assist with the development of improved Sales Processes

Additional Responsibilities

  • Collating the weekly/monthly sales forecast from the CRM system and the sales team.
  • Extensive liaison with other people in the sales team and persons within the company involved in sales related activities
  • From time to time prepare sale/business development related reports and statistics for the board meetings
  • Assist with managing the strategic account reviews (including, organising, preparation and monitoring)
  • Updating CRM (where required)
  • Sales reporting – providing accurate information to the weekly consolidated reports, trend analysis and pipeline tracking

Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration or similar
  • Minimum 2 years work experience (in a similar job as described above) in Sales and/or Bid
  • Administration: Experience with CRM system i.e. Sugar/Jeeves (Highly preferred)

Job skills required:

  • Required language skills: Strong Written and Spoken English
  • Required computer skills: Microsoft Office (in particular Excel and Word)
  • Must be an excellent communicator
  • Strong coordinator/bridge-builder between Field Sales people and Sales management
  • Very well-organized and works in a structured way. A completer of tasks without being chased
  • Process orientated and have experienced in setting up new processes and working in accordance with these processes
  • Dynamic and creative person who is suited to a demanding and high stress position

The Role

This is an exciting and challenging role based within the US Operations departments. A basic all round technical person, who can monitor & manage issues, resolve problems, troubleshoot, support customers and also assist in RMA, delivery, installations and commissioning.

The role provides technical support to key Icomera customers:

  • Post-sales technical support (1st & 2nd line support)
  • RMA process – system fault resolution across all Icomera products
  • Support for installation and commissioning of Icomera products
  • Service testing and analysis
  • Carry out mobile coverage surveys
  • Stock and delivery management
  • Pro-actively monitoring and weekly reporting

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have 1-3 years of IP/data networking experience
  • Have a solid understanding of wireless networks and technology
  • Have a deep passion for IT and utilising technology to solve business challenges
  • Enjoy interacting with customers to understand their issues, experience in capturing and documenting customer requirements, and the initiative and knowledge to propose suitable solutions
  • Have excellent technical commercial acumen

Person Specification

  • Enjoys a challenge
  • Self-driven, innovative problem solver
  • Self-motivated and uses their Initiative

Technical Specification

Essential

  • Graduate of IT, Computing or Networking related degree
  • Wireless telecommunications experience
  • Team Player with excellent interpersonal skills to converse on all levels
  • Can work alone and use initiative
  • Problem solver within boundaries
  • Flexible to work unsocial hours when required
  • Strong team player with a good work ethic
  • Must welcome challenges
  • Work permit for US, and US driver’s license

Desirable

  • Experience with WLAN(Wi-Fi) and wireless mobile data communication (3GPP; GSM/UMTS/LTE or 3GPP2; 1x/1xEV-DO/LTE).
  • Linux programming experience
  • Knowledge of the transport industry, bus, rail and/or light rail (tram)

Established in 1999, Icomera is headquartered in Sweden with offices in Dallas, the UK, and channel partners worldwide. It is now expanding into the Americas region with a newly established office in the Washington, D.C. area.

The Role

We are looking for a Project Manager to join us in our ambition to deliver top class connectivity products and solutions to a global market. You will report directly to our Engineering Director in Washington, D.C., and be responsible for various delivery projects focusing on Rail customers. The role will involve both internal and external delivery ownership and will also require frequent travel – meeting clients, suppliers and contractors, mostly in North America.

The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years of experience in a Project Manager role, preferably from the Rail, IT, Telecom, software or hardware industries. Experience of managing projects across different teams and locations is advantageous.

The role is for project management of key Icomera customers:

  • Project start-up and planning
  • Project execution, follow-up and reporting
  • Project handover and close-down
  • Supporting Sales with estimates, proposals, sales presentations
  • Scope and schedule management
  • Quality management
  • Financial management
  • Client/stakeholder management
  • Sourcing, negotiation and procurement

We believe you have:

  • Degree-level education, preferably in a professional project management, electrical engineering, computer science or applied physics related discipline
  • Experience of the Rail or Transportation Industry (desirable)
  • Experience of working in international companies
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good at multitasking and managing processes in a fluid business-driven environment
  • Highly organized self-starter who can prioritise to deliver high quality results according to demanding timelines
  • Excellent language skills; fluent in English oral and written
  • Familiarity with the Kanban system and Lean processes would be advantageous

We offer you:

  • An excellent team-focused working environment
  • An opportunity to be a part of a truly innovative and fast growing market
  • A chance to make your mark on the future of technology for transport
  • A competitive salary
  • Health insurance and 401k plans

 

We are looking for a Project Support / Systems Engineer to focus on delivering projects to a high standard utilising Icomera’s products and solutions.

This is a project-based role, where your responsibilities will be to take the concept solution and proposal detailed from the Sales team and drive the technical part of the project. This role is hands-on and you will be expected to get down to the details and be prepared to complete different tasks that are required.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Refining and documenting customer requirements
  • Creating customer-facing solution overviews
  • Refining and accurately documenting the system architecture design that will be implemented
  • Producing base system configuration files and document procedures to roll these out on a larger scale
  • Conducting acceptance tests
  • Handing over finalised projects to Technical Account Manager and maintenance department
  • Ensuring Icomera-supplied components are correctly stated
  • Ensuring supply chain and stock management processes are followed
  • Participating in First of Class installations
  • Making changes/modifications to fit installations
  • Working closely with the Sales Engineering team
  • Involvement in a project from start to finish
  • Reviewing installation designs

We believe you have the following skills/knowledge:

Essential:

  • Computer Science or Electrical Engineering background or similar
  • Strong LAN/WAN networking skills
  • System architecture design experience
  • Experience of producing technical documentation
  • Linux Experience
  • Strong team player with good work ethic, excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly organised self-starter, ability to work with little supervision
  • Ability to prioritise in a fast paced environment and adapt to meet the goals of the business
  • Able to travel within the UK and rest of Europe when required and ability to work unsocial hours when required
  • Full Driving Licence

Desirable:

  • A degree in any engineering discipline
  • Experience of project engineering
  • PRINCE2 practitioner status or equivalent
  • Experience of working within the Wi-Fi or passenger transport industries
  • Knowledge of the mobile network landscape and technologies used in the UK and Europe

In return we will offer you:

  • A competitive salary
  • An excellent team-focused working environment
  • An opportunity to be a part of a truly innovative and fast growing market
  • A chance to make your mark on the future of technology for transport
  • An extremely flexible, fun and varied schedule
  • 25 days annual holiday per calendar year
  • £200 annual gym membership contributions

Apply today and join our UK Operations team!

Please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@icomera.com.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

Icomera is looking to recruit a Senior Sales Engineer to primarily focus on the strategic, integrated sales opportunities with our rail clients in the northeast corridor. The position reports directly to the Director of Operations in our Dallas, TX office. The role will require the successful candidate to travel mainly in the US in the northeast, and some international travel.

The Role

The Senior Sales Engineer will use their technical and commercial acumen to:

  • Represent Icomera and build a relationship with direct customers, Sales Partners and subcontractors
  • Actively participate with the relevant standards forums to influence both the development of the standards and also the Icomera product roadmaps
  • Lead the technical aspect of new bid proposals, including the creation of the solution design, creating detailed equipment lists (Bill of Material), resource estimates both from internal departments and external partners
  • Proactively manage the technical elements to ensure the solution works, the customer is happy, and the internal and external resources are meeting their obligations
  • Proactively work with Eco-System Partners to assess, test and identify development requirements
  • Assess the suitability of third party products which form the end to end solution

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will:

  • Enjoy a challenge
  • Be a self-driven, innovative problem-solver
  • Have a strong IP networking, data routing, and telecom background
  • Have a deep passion for IT and utilising it to solve business challenges
  • Enjoy interacting with customers to understand their issues, be experienced in capturing and documenting customer requirements, and have the ability to use their initiative and knowledge to propose suitable solutions
  • Have excellent technical commercial acumen

Person Specification

  • Enjoys a challenge
  • Self-driven, innovative problem-solver
  • Enjoys travel
  • Fluent in English
  • US driver’s license

Technical Specification

Essential

  • Be a graduate with a IT, Computing or Networking related degree. Software skills are ranked higher than hardware knowledge
  • Proven, comprehensive network experience (TCP/IP, routing, architecture, NAT, VPNs, etc)
  • Linux and Virtual Machine experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven project management experience
  • Proven pre-sales, and solution design experience

Desirable

  • Proven experience with Radio Frequency (RF), WLAN (Wi-Fi) and mobile data communication (3GPP; GSM/UMTS/LTE or 3GPP2; 1x/1xEV-DO/LTE).
  • Have experience of integrating onboard vehicle systems, such as CCTV, OTMR, CanBUS, PIS, Multimedia
  • Industry-related experienced gained in at least two different commercial roles
  • Knowledge of the transport industry: commuter rail and/or light rail (tram)

Apply today and join our team!

Please send your CV and covering letter torecruitment@icomera.com.

We are looking for Technical Support to join our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd line support teams to help in our ambition to deliver top class connectivity products and solutions to our customers in the transportation market.

This is a very customer-facing role with the responsibility to keep a customer’s solution functioning, and being proactive when it comes to finding trends and faults with a customer’s products/solutions. There is a heavy focus on learning the ins and outs of our customers’ fleets, networks and requirements as part of the role.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all client communication of a technical nature. They will be supported by a team of technical experts to assist with resolving issues.

The position is primarily based in Icomera’s office in Chatham, Kent. Some travel to customers both in the UK and Overseas is necessary from time to time. Occasional travel to the Group HQ in Gothenburg, Sweden for training and meetings is also required.

The role includes:

  • Responsibility for all technical communications with our customer base including (but not limited to) Support Tickets, Conference Calls and Face to Face meetings/presentations
  • Responsibility for proactive monitoring and fault finding on network equipment on key customers’ fleets
  • Undertaking some troubleshooting against known issues before handing the issue over to a technical expert
  • Managing escalations to 3rd line for unresolvable issues and championing bug fixes for their customers
  • On Site support for network testing and analysis
  • Responsible for supporting & training our Sweden based 1st line support team and keeping all customer/network information up-to-date on our internal wiki
  • Assisting with software testing of new firmware releases

 

We believe you will have the following skills/knowledge:

Essential:

  • Experience of working in an IT support environment in a customer facing role
  • Intermediate to Advanced data analysis skills utilising MS Excel / Google Sheets
  • Experience of presenting analysis and report findings to Senior Management
  • Good technical aptitude to help with describing faults to technical experts
  • Strong team player with good work ethics, excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly organised self-starter with the ability to prioritise workload to deliver high quality results to demanding timelines
  • Able to travel within UK and rest of Europe when required and ability to work unsocial hours when required

Desirable:

  • Experience in working within the Wi-Fi or passenger transport industries
  • Basic knowledge of Linux based operating systems
  • Experience working with IP based networks
  • Knowledge of the mobile network landscape and technologies used in the UK and Europe
  • Experience of working within an ITIL environment
  • Ability to speak a 2nd European language a bonus, especially German, Italian or Dutch.

We are recruiting for 1st, 2nd and 3rd line Support, which will be offered depending on experience:

  • A competitive salary
  • An excellent team-focused working environment
  • An opportunity to be a part of a truly innovative and fast growing market
  • A chance to make your mark on the future of technology for transport
  • An extremely flexible, fun and varied schedule
  • 25 days annual holiday per calendar year
  • £200 annual Gym membership contributions

Apply today and join our team!

Please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@icomera.com.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

We are always looking for the best talent, and are particularly interested in software developers, hardware engineers, system integrators and project managers.  We are based in Sweden with offices in the United States and the UK, and are happy to accept applications from anyone who already has the right to work in these countries (for example: EU citizenship).

Please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@icomera.com.

We only engage in direct recruitment;
calls or CVs received via recruitment agencies will not be accepted.