Principal System Test Engineer

Date:  Sep 21, 2022
Country:  United States
State / Province:  Texas
City:  Austin
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  45684

Job Description


Keysight provides the industry’s most comprehensive converged IP network validation and network visibility solutions. Equipment manufacturers, service providers, enterprises, and government agencies use Keysight solutions to design, verify, and monitor a broad range of wired, Wi-Fi, and 3G/LTE equipment and networks. Keysight's test solutions emulate realistic media-rich traffic and network conditions so that customers can optimize and validate the design, performance, and security of their pre-deployment networks. Keysight's intelligent network visibility platforms provide clarity into physical and virtual production networks for improved performance, security, resiliency, and application delivery of cloud, data center, and service provider networks. For more information, visit


Position Overview & Responsibilities


Keysight is seeking a Principal System Test Engineer to join our system testing team.  In this role, you will participate in the release processes by reviewing requirements for the upcoming features/capabilities to be tested. You will also develop and manage system test plans and test cases for the relevant contents and perform test execution of such plans/cases.  


Other responsibilities will include:


•    Reviewing features and/or feature specifications for usability and testability,
•    Designing test strategies for assigned features with time, equipment, and maximized, best test coverage in mind,
•    Tracking, managing, and communicating progress of testing during release,
•    Working manual testing & automating tests including functional, performance, & stress test scenarios,
•    Where applicable being a part of an Agile Scrum team aiming to achieve Continuous Integration/ Delivery (CI/CD) and Continuous Improvements (e.g. defect escape analysis & RCA),
•    Performing analysis of potential failures and documenting defects once confirmed. Performing verification testing for bug fixes,
•    Collaborating with Support & Sales to investigate customer issues & consider test coverage improvements,
•    Maintain system test equipment and test environment where assigned and applicable.

Job Qualifications


•    8+ years in a system test engineer role,
•    Self-motivated; highly enthusiastic team player with strong analytical & problem solving skills,
•    Strong track records and experiences in test automation using object-oriented programming languages (Python preferred) are required,
•    Extensive knowledge & experiences of L2/3 and L4-7 networking protocols and technologies is ideal!
•    Experience with the following will be a plus:
o    working technically & testing in virtualized environment (e.g. AWS/KVM/VMWare) and/or cloud (public/private) environment a plus,
o    RESTful web service APIs,
o    TCP/IP network traffic generators,
•    Excellent verbal and written English communication skills, 
•    Bachelor’s or higher degree (CS, CE, or EE) preferred.

Job Function



Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:


Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable


Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:


Americas : United States : Texas : Austin

Job ID : 45684 


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